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Private Versailles Palace & Gardens tourPrivate Tour

Discover the famed Versailles Palace and its gardens with your private tour guide and explore one of the most visited attractions in France.
This experience is on request only. Please contact us for pricing.

Things to know

Duration:

2 hrs 30 mins

Suitable for:

Culture Vulture, Family, Friends, History Buffs

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking tour: no transportation is included

Tickets:

- English speaking guide
- Skip the line ticket to the Palace of Versailles & Gardens 
- Tickets to the Musical Fountains show when available (Weekends and some Tuesdays & Fridays from April to October)
- Mandatory headsets for groups of 5 or more.

Other inclusions:

- Gratuities optional
- Hotel pick up and drop off are not included
Meeting points: Equestrian statue of Louis XIV, Palais de Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France

What makes this tour special

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 Site. 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. On your private tour of Versailles, you will: 
 

Please note: the Musical Fountain show runs from April to October on weekends, and on select Tuesdays and Fridays. 
As you explore this supreme symbol of royal power, your expert licensed 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 of the estate, relax and take in the awesome beauty of the Gardens at Versailles – the grandest example of classical French landscaping anywhere in France. Strewn with many beautiful statues and colossal fountains, the and its Grand Canal will be sure to leave you awestruck. On select days, enjoy the Musical Fountains show, which incorporates sound into the beauty of the garden. After your guided tour, you will have the opportunity to further explore the expansive grounds at your own pace. 

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FAQ

QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <team@travelcurious.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.

For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.

To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at <team@travelcurious.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Travel Curious, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.

Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to <reservations@travelcurious.com> or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <team@travelcurious.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
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