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Skip-the-line Special Versailles Chateau and Gardens

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Skip the long lines at the Palace of Versailles and get priority access with your scheduled entrance time. Choose from several times available and meet directly in the office located near the Palace of Versailles. A hostess will accompany you inside the Palace, by-pass the lines and provide you with an audio guide. You can then discover the apartments and marvel at the Hall of Mirrors at your own pace. Once you have seen the royal Apartments, continue your visit in the massive French Gardens. Discover the fountains and groves imagined by André Lenôtre, wander through the alleys and ponds at your own pace. On summer week-ends (from April to October) your ticket includes the famous Fountain Show and on summer Fridays and Tuesdays (from April to October) the Musical Fountain Show is included.
Highlights
  • Beat the sometimes long entry queue at the Palace of Versailles with a skip-the-line ticket
  • Choose the start time to match your schedule
  • Learn about life in Versailles’ 18th-century royal court from your audio guide
  • Beautiful views in the palace grounds and gardens
What to Expect
Make your way to central Versailles—about a 30-minute train ride from Paris—and meet your host near the Palace of Versailles. Collect your audio guide, and listen as your host shares tips on touring. Then, begin your independent tour. As you explore, visit at your own pace and gain insight into 18th-century royal court life in France. Stroll the Hall of Mirrors and admire the opulent suites and royal quarters. Head into the gardens to continue your visit. On summer Saturdays, Sundays, and bank holidays (April to October) your ticket includes the Fountain Show. On summer Fridays and Tuesdays (April to October) your ticket includes the Musical Fountain Show. When you’re done exploring the palace and grounds, return your audio guide and exit the palace grounds to conclude your visit.
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Departure Point
Guidatours Versailles, 10 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 78000 Versailles, France
Duration
2h
Return Details
Palace of Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France
Inclusions
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Audio guide for the Palace
  • Tour escort/host
  • Fountain Show in the gardens (if date selected, see Additional info)
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles
  • Entry/Admission - The Hall of Mirrors
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Entry is reserved for one group at one specific time slot; please arrive at the meeting point at the chosen time
  • It is important to note that any latecomers will not be granted entry to the Palace or a refund. As per Versailles Palace's policy, tickets cannot be modified, exchanged, or refunded
  • Please note that this is not a guided tour; it is a timed group entry ticket with audioguide
  • Fountain Show in the Gardens:
  • Water Fountain Show: Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays from April to October, from 11.00 am-12.00 and from 3.30 pm-5.00 pm
  • Musical Gardens Show: Tuesdays and Fridays from April to October, from 10.00 am - 7.00 pm
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Easy to use the skip the line activity. Helpful guide, who gave clear instructions in several languages.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank David E
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked our tickets on Klook for 9:30 AM, but we entered the Palace at 10:30 AM. We probably would've entered sooner if we bought regular tickets since the lines weren't long that day. We would've saved about EUR20 each. We arrived at 9:15 as...More

Thank mlgfd
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This tour is exactly what it claims to be. You meet at their office, they walk with you a short distance to the Palace, slip you through a private entrance and give you an audio guide. No frills, but perfect service. Meanwhile, the entrace line...More

Thank mrives
Reviewed 1 week ago

First it never said to meet anywhere specific Our voucher said 2:15 We actually went inside around 3:50-4:00

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 891elishaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth paying skip the line especially after seeing the queue. Wonderful to see and understand the fall of the royalty

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Meir K
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Nothing going on that I know about. Sorry
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10 August 2019|
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Response from Jone S | Reviewed this property |
I think you're fine whenever you go. There are just really long lines. Buy your ticket in advance and they will give you a time to enter. Soooo much better than waiting in line.
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vatharajh1
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does this tour include Marie Antoinette quarters
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