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.
On arrival in Versailles you will cycle 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 Versailles Bike Tour is in high demand and often sells out. Currently there is very limited availability until July 2015. Should this tour not be available on your chosen date there is often availability for this regular Versailles sightseeing tour by coach. >>
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.
The tour was great. You start biking to an open air market for lunch, then around the whole grounds of Versailles. You see a part of Versailles not many people...Mark Fedders
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
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
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.
The tour ends at point of departure.
Tour operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
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.
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