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Versailles Palace Guided Half-day Tour

from 810 €

Come with us to experience a unique and captivating guided tour of Versailles Palace.

Live the history, learn about all the artefacts, you will hear all the secrets that were said and unveil all the plots.

With your licensed guide, you'll skip the lines and explore the lavish State Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors, and the stunning Gardens. Learn about the lives of the French royal family and how Versailles came to be the centre of power and culture in Europe.

Book today this unforgettable experience!

Departure Time
Departure Time
AM: 8:30 / PM 13:30 / not running on Mondays
4 hours
1-2 persons 810 €
+75 € for each extra person
Français, English, Русский, Español,
8 passengers
The Royal Chapel, States apartments, The Hall of Mirrors, King's bedchamber, Gardens & fountains, Skip the line admissions
Free cancellation
Free cancellation
Up to 48 hours in advance
Professional Guide
Professional Guide
Added person(s):
Fixed base fee:
Please note : This tour is on request, we will confirm your booking as soon as possible according to the availabilities.

We will take you to explore the Palace of Versailles during this half-day private guided tour.

Come with us to learn about this UNESCO World Heritage Site and the lives of the French Royal family. See the Hall of Mirrors, the King’s and Queen’s apartments, not forgetting a stroll through the gardens designed by André Le Nôtre. 

What to expect

Your driver guide will be waiting for you in the lobby of your hotel in Paris to take you on a fantastic journey into time.

You will be driven to Versailles Castle, just outside of Paris.

During this half-day, you will enjoy a private guided visit inside the castle.

When you arrive, you won't have to wait in long lines, you will just enter the Palace with your skip-the-line admissions. Your private guide will explain all the history of this magnificent palace.

He will also take the time to guide you through the exceptional gardens.

You will then be driven back to your hotel.

Highlights: Versailles Castle

Discover the opulent French history and art of Versailles Castle on a captivating half-day tour. Wander through the ornate halls that once hosted royalty with your private guide, immersing yourself in the grandeur of French history.

Admire exquisite artefacts, from elaborate tapestries to iconic paintings that adorn the palace walls. Marvel at the Hall of Mirrors, a symbol of power and extravagance.

This amazing visit ensures a rich cultural experience, unveiling the splendour of Versailles in a concise yet unforgettable manner. A rendezvous with timeless elegance, blending art, history, and architecture in every enchanting corner.

Highlights: Versailles: Hall of Mirrors

The Hall of Mirrors at Versailles: an encounter with history and art. This iconic space, resplendent with breathtaking opulence, witnessed pivotal moments in French history. Gaze upon the dazzling reflections in its mirrors, where treaties were signed and grand events unfolded. Adorned with exquisite chandeliers and intricate details, the hall encapsulates the pinnacle of Baroque design. Immerse yourself in the ambience that once hosted royal festivities and diplomatic milestones. 

Highlights: Versailles Gardens

Versailles Gardens: a testament to nature's harmony and human ingenuity. This assertive tour invites you to stroll through meticulously designed landscapes, adorned with sculptures and fountains that whisper tales of a bygone era.

See the Grand Canal, and immerse yourself in a blend of history and artistry that defines Versailles' timeless allure. Designed by Lenôtre you will be amazed by the beauty of the fountains and the immensity of the canal. An unmissable experience encapsulating the essence of regal splendour in nature's embrace.



- Pick up and drop off in the lobby of your hotel 
- English, Spanish or Russian-speaking driver guides.
- Admission to Versailles Castle
- 2 hours guided tour in Versailles Castle
- Skip the line admissions to Versailles Castle
- During the High Season, admissions to Versailles Gardens.


Not included:

- Any admissions not mentioned 
- Tips and any personal expenses
- Lunch
- The itinerary can be modified according to traffic and events.


Other Ways to Explore with Parismatic

For those who want to maximize their sightseeing, we also offer a visit to Versailles for a full day with lunch included.

Additionally, we can help select more Parismatic tours such as our Giverny private tour, and a Paris sightseeing tour, might you want to see more Castles feel free to book our Loire Valley Day tour.


Special Notes

- The website photos are not contractually binding
- Parismatic Tour is not liable for any catastrophic, unforeseen events (strike, closure, traffic..) that prevent participants from fulfilling the services.
- We try to make the entries as fast as possible, meanwhile, there might be queues for the security checks. As you can understand our clients' safety and security are our main thrive.
- Tour runs Rain or shine
- Not included: The use of the Golf Carts in the Versailles Gardens. These carts are not round trips and they take approximately 1 1/2 hours, which can’t be included in the time of the tour, unfortunately.


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