Visit the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Palace and Park of Versailles on this private full-day tour from Paris. Follow a private guide though the beautiful state apartments, and gain insight into life here during the reign of Louis XIV of France and Queen Marie Antoinette in the 17th century. Explore the beautiful park and grounds, and visit top attractions including the Grand and Petit Trianon, and the Hameau de la Reine — the Queen’s Hamlet. This private 8-hour tour includes pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Paris.
Start your private full-day tour with a 9am pickup at your Paris hotel, then take a seat in your air-conditioned minivan for the journey to the UNESCO–listed Palace of Versailles — widely considered among France’s top attractions. Along the way, listen as your private guide delves into palace’s colorful history.
On arrival at around 10am, follow your private guide on a tour of the opulent state apartments and gain insight into royal life here during the reign of Louis XIV of France in the 17th century.
Step outside into the gardens — where pretty fountains hide among the manicured flowerbeds and lawns — and admire panoramic views over the grounds and palace from the winding pathways.
After lunch in Versailles Park (own expense) explore the Grand and Petit Trianon — where King Louis XIV entertained guests in a less formal setting away from the palace. Afterward, continue on to the Hameau de la Reine — the Queen’s Hamlet — a peaceful retreat where Queen Marie Antoinette could relax at her leisure.
When your time at the Palace and Park of Versailles comes to an end, return in comfort to your Paris hotel at approximately 5pm.