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Versailles by Bike - Tour from Paris

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Highlights

  • Recommended by users of Trip Advisor – One of the top-rated things to do in Paris
  • Travel by train from Paris - Versailles
  • Included entrance fee to Versailles and audio guide
  • Explore the gardens by bike - enabling you to cover much more ground
  • Trip to world famous market to gather picnic supplies (price not included)
  • Tour is led by an expert English speaking guide

Overview

Spend a relaxing day riding through the tree-lined gardens of Versailles and return to the time period of the most famous French kings and queens.

A cycling tour that rides to the famous city market to shop for picnic supplies (price not included). Then you will stop for a picnic at the end of the Grand Canal in the exact same spot where Kings Louis XIV, XV and XVI dined as they marveled at their house at the far end.

You will also visit the Chateau, the Grand & Petit Trianons and the Hall of Mirrors.

This tour is extremely popular and is sold out for almost all dates in July and many in August. As an alternative we recommend this alternative Versailles Tour >> or for those looking for a bike tour we have availability on our Giverny Bike Tour >>

Itinerary

This biking tour departs from 24 rue Edgar Faure Paris, France 75015. Collect your bikes and ride over to the nearest RER station. You will be taken for this tour of Versailles accompanied by an English speaking guide.

The tour includes a visit to:

The Versailles Food Market: Visit the famous Versailles market to shop for your picnic supplies (price not included).

The Versailles Gardens: Bike through the gardens and also see the parts which otherwise you cannot see on foot. These world-famous gardens are alone worth the trip to Versailles.

The Hall of Mirrors: See this hall in the palace of Versailles. This was the site of the signing of the treaty that ended World War I. From here, you can admire the beautiful view over the Versailles Gardens.

The King’s State Apartments: See the bedrooms of both King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette.

Grand Canal: Admire the views along the Grand Canal as you enjoy your picnic here.

Marie Antoinette’s Hamlet: We will ride past Marie Antoinette’s Hamlet, where the queen stayed disguised as a peasant girl in order to escape her court.

Grand and Petit Trianons: Built by Kings Louis XIV and XV respectively, they offer a fantastic view into the original Versailles and the opulence the royalty enjoyed.

The tour concludes at the point of departure.

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Reviews

It was amazing and it rained towards the beginning of the tour, actually more like a monsoon.... and even with that it was still the highlight of our trip. Be prepared this is... Mark Fedders

Exellent guide, a fantastic day in Versailles... Kristine Aalerud

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

01 Mar - 31 Mar: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday
01 Oct - 31 Oct: Daily except Monday
01 Nov - 30 Nov: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Duration

8 hours

Start time

Start time: 0900h (09:00am)
Duration: 8 hours

Meeting point

The tour departs from 24 Rue Edgar Faure Paris, France 75015.
The closest Métro station is Dupleix (line 6).
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

The tour ends at point of departure.

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Inclusions

  • Train Transportation to and from Versailles
  • English-speaking guide
  • Bicycle rent
  • Versailles entrance fee
  • Audio guide

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick up and drop off

Do/Dont's

Tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.

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Please note

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

Tours operate whether rain or shine, please dress appropriately.

Parts of the Line 6 Metro will be closed for repairs from June 30 to August 29, 2014, so our suggested route to our meeting point will no longer be accessible. Please follow the alternate directions.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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  • "Best part of trip in Paris!" It was amazing and it rained towards the beginning of the tour, actually more like a monsoon.... and even with that it was still the highlight of our trip. Be prepared this is...
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