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Versailles Palace

Located about 20 kilometres southwest of the centre of Paris, The Palace of Versailles was the principal royal residence of France from 1682, under Louis XIV, until the start of the French Revolution in 1789, under Louis XVI.

Nearby Attractions

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The Eiffel Tower
Completed in 1889 amid much controversy, the Eiffel Tower has become a symbol of Parisian style and success.
Versailles' Royal Chapel
This extraordinary two-level palatine chapel is one of many delights to be found at the Palace of Versailles.
Versailles' Hall of Mirrors
The Hall of Mirrors reflects the height of French prosperity under Louis XIV.
Versailles Gardens
These gardens are a feat to match the palace's interiors, designed by King Louis XIV's royal gardener.
Seine River Cruise
Get delighted with the magnificent views of the city along the Seine River, on board the Bateaux Mouches.
Royal Apartments
Inside Versailles Palace, the Royal apartments were not only a place for rest but also the setting for important Palace ceremonies.

Related Tours

Private Grandiose Versailles Tour with hotel pick up: Baroque Palace and Beautiful Gardens
Soak in the splendour, architecture, and culture of Versailles on our Grandiose Versailles Tour.

  • Visit an unmissable UNESCO world heritage sight.
  • Learn about the palace's  impressive Baroque architecture.
  • Peruse  extensive works of art and period furniture that fill the palace.
  • See the Royal Chapel,  Hall of Mirrors, and  King's Grand Apartments.
  • Relax and take in the awesome beauty of Versailles Park.
Splendour and Tragedy

When visiting Paris, the Palace of Versailles should absolutely be at the top of your to-do list.  It is one of France’s most visited attractions and a UNESCO world heritage sight,  This fantastic tour of Versailles will introduce you to the splendour and tragedy that surrounds one of the most enigmatic, and indeed largest royal palaces in the world. Here you will witness the beautiful achievements of 18th century French art that remained symbols of absolute monarchy for more than a century.

Baroque at Its Finest 

As we explore this supreme symbol of royal power, your expert local guide will introduce you to the impressive Baroque architecture, extensive works of art, and period furniture that fills the palace. You will discover the most famous parts of the Palace, such as Versailles' Royal Chapel, the Hall of Mirrors, and the King's Grand Apartments. 

After exploring the decadent interior you will be pleased to have a chance to relax and take in the awesome beauty of Versailles Park - the grandest example of classical French landscaping anywhere in France, and indeed the world.  Strewn with many beautiful statues and colossal fountains, the park and its Grand Canal will be sure to leave you awestruck. After your guided tour, you will have the opportunity to further explore the expansive grounds at your own pace. 
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