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Skip-the-Line Versailles Palace & Gardens from Paris with Optional Fountain Show

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USD 81.86
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    What to Expect
    Choose one of the three tour options (listed in the itinerary below) and make your way to central Paris to board your transport to the palace. Upon arrival, join your friendly guide for a small-group tour. 

    Once inside, explore the lavish design and ornament that adorns every room of the enormous complex. Marvel at the more than 13,000 pieces of art and fine furnishings, the sumptuous private chambers, and the elaborate gardens. With your pass, view the King’s and Queen’s luxurious apartments, the Royal Chapel, the Hall of Mirrors, the Coronation Room and the Hercules Drawing Room—a reminder that King Louis XIV glorified himself as a deity.

    As you walk, enjoy your guide’s colorful commentary. Hear about the eccentricity and ambition of the French monarchy from the mid-17th century until the French Revolution. Discover the exciting details of the day in 1789 when Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette were dragged from Versailles by an angry mob, to be eventually beheaded in Paris. 

    Finish your tour with a stroll through the gardens, covering more than 1,800 well-manicured acres. Depending on the day and your tour option, catch the Fountains Show or the Musical Gardens show before departing.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Cité de l'architecture et du patrimoine, 1 Place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75016 Paris, France
    Return Details
    Paris, France
    • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
    • Small groups tour
    • Local guide
    • Escorted round-trip transfer by bus
    • Small groups tour : maximum passenger capacity per tour is 25 passengers.
    • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Get the skip the line ticket for Versailles. By the time we left (2pm) the line was wrapped around itself. This tour brought us to Versailles in a comfortable bus. Our tour guide, Manny, was fabulous. Very knowledgable, tied together history and art and jokes...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Madeline B
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Pick up and bus travel great idea as getting there not simple . Guide (Nev ) well informed. So much to see. Fast track and guide best way to do it. Weather perfect to wander around gardens.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Donald S
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Skipping the line was very good. Going through the palace was almost a nightmare. It was hot and so crowded that we were literally shoulder to shoulder. The little handset that they give you to hear what was in each room worked sporadically. I got...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank grettacop
    CityWondersCS, Guest Relations Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Hello grettacop, Thanks for having taken the time to post a review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed our Skip-the-Line Access and Versailles Palace Gardens. We understand that during the summer it can be very hot in Paris and we try our best to organize...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    First time being in Palace Of Versailles. So amazing to see this amazing historical place. I’m in awe! Nev, our tour guide, is so passionate of what she does. She’s so knowledgeable and patient. How I wish all tour guides are just like her..

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Maria K
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The skip the line was convenient. Don't know how much it was worth it since we went on a pretty quiet day.More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank dipatraveler
    CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hello dipatraveler, Thank you very much for having taken the time to post a review on our site. We were happy to hear that the skip the line benefit was convenient for you. City Wonders recommends to book a guided tour with the skip the...More

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    18 August 2019|
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    Response from Xiomara B |
    Hi, our hotel was about a mile from the Kube in Paris. We booked a skip-the-line tour with Viator. While the palace was crowded, we had a great tour guide (Christina) to get us through it and inform us about the history... More
    30 July 2019|
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    Response from luistG3183OH | Reviewed this property |
    About 5:30 pm
    26 June 2019|
    Response from Alex Z | Reviewed this property |
    From Embarcadero. We also stayed at St. Germain Blvd
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