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Half Day Private Guided Tour of Palace of Versailles – From Paris

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Key Highlights
  • A half day private guided tour to the magnificent Palace of Versailles
  • Entrance fees of the château and garden with reservation Fee
  • Marvel at the beauty of Royal Apartments, the Grand Trianon Palace and the Queen’s Hamlet – former home of Marie Antionette
  • Your guide proficient in English and French will share interesting facts about the Palace
  • A small group assures maximum interaction with your guide and therefore the most in-depth experience
  • Hotel pick up and drop off and transport in an air conditioned vehicle
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily except Monday and 1st Sunday of each month (November - March)


    4 hours

    Start time

    8:30am or 2:00pm

    Meeting Point

    Your Central Paris Accommodation.
    (Please advise your accommodation details at the time of booking so that we can arrange hotel pick up.)

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at your Central Paris Accommodation.

  • Overview & Itinerary
    Overview This private tour to Versailles brings alive the history of not only France, but also of the rest of Europe, for it was here that the famous treaty of Versailles, which ended World War I, was signed. Visit the Palace of Versailles and marvel at its luxury and magnificence as you wander through the Royal Apartments, the Chapel, the Hall of Mirrors and the Queen's Apartments.


    Your private vehicle will pick you up from your hotel in Paris and driven to Versailles.

    On the way, your private guide will give you an introduction to the century of the Sun King and the history of the Palace. Enjoy a private guided visit of the Royal Apartments, the Chapel, the Hall of Mirrors, the Queen's Apartments, the Hall of the Battles. For the final touch, take a small private walking tour through the magnificent gardens and groves of the most famous palace in the world. In the summer on Tuesday, Saturday or Sunday, you can request to the see the magical fountain show in the garden (Paid direct at the Garden).

    After your inside tour you will have a chance to stroll the amazing gardens and appreciate the beauty of the estate. Look out for the groves - Ball Room, Colonnade, Encelade, Bath of Apollo, Arc de Triomphe, Neptune.

    At the end of the tour, you will be returned to your hotel in Paris.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions
    • Hotel pick up & drop off in Paris
    • Luxury Car/Van with Licensed Guide (English & French speaking)
    • Entrance fees of the château and garden + Reservation Fee
    • Guided tour of the Palace of Versailles
    • Lunch
    • Water Fountain / Musical Garden Show
  • Please note & Additional info
    Please note

    Please email or send an sms the tour operator at least 72 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details. Details are mentioned in your voucher.

    In the summer (Tuesday, Saturday & Sunday), you may be able to see a magical Musical or Fountain Show in the garden (extra charge paid direct at the Garden).

    Additional info

    You are advised to book well in advance of your travel date.

    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.

  • Customer Reviews
    • An awesome experience!

      Our tour was wonderful. Our guide, Marie, was fun, enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. Everyone in our family enjoyed it; we were only sorry that we had only booked a half day...

      James D. Lyons, Jr, United States, 03/Jan/2014
    • The Palace of Versailles – Half Day VIP Tour

      Highly recommend! Incredible, friendly, knowledgeable guide that was very flexible and adapted really well to cater to our interests and also some of my family's lack of foreign...

      Lara A Dizdarevic, United States, 11/Jan/2013
    • Fabulous, we loved it. They need a bigger area for souveneirs. We didnt see any toilets.

      We are so happy we decided to do this tour and will definitely return one day with more time to spare. Our tour guides were excellent. We felt very sorry for 1st tour guide who...

      Marian L Dowling, Australia, 31/Mar/2012
    • Tour guide Larry was excellent!!!

      Denise Hilsher, United States, 18/Oct/2015

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