Versailles Guided Tour Half day with Hotel Pick-up

Versailles Guided Tour Half Day with Hotel Pick-Up



Enjoy a group tour of the Palace of Versailles  with a guide, who provides insight about the history and secrets of the legendary royal residence. This 6-hour  tour includes hotel or residence (Paris only ) pickup and drop-off in Paris by minivan limited to eight people. At the palace, enjoy skip-the-line access, see the State Apartments and Hall of Mirrors with the guide, and explore the expansive gardens on your own. Select a Morning or Afternoon departure time when booking. Depending on the day of your tour, you may also be able to experience the Musical Gardens (Tuesday, Friday 11-12 & 14:30-16:30) or Musical Fountains (Week-End 11-12 & 15:30-17:00), For the Musical and Fountains gardens from April to October (the tour is only the afternoon )

Your driver picks you up at your Paris hotel by minivan for the drive to Château de Versailles, where you’ll meet your guide at the entrance of the palace to start your group tour.(up to 30 people in a group)

In total, spend four 4 or 5 hours exploring both inside the palace and the gardens, split between time with your guide and free time (tour the palace with your guide for about 1.5 hours, and then enjoy about 2.5 hours or 3 hours to wander independently). Your guide explains the history of Versailles as you visit some of the 700 rooms that compose it, such as the King’s State Apartment, the Hall of Mirrors, the Salon of Peace, the Hall of Battles… When your time is up, your tour ends with return to Paris for hotel or residence drop-off.

Duration : 6 or 7 hours ( Included the transfer time )

Tour Language : English.


PRICE DETAILS : HALF DAY TOUR | Adult : 129.00 € | Child : 109.00 €

Wednesday | Thursday

Price per person | Visit the Palace with the guide and free time in the garden

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PRICE DETAILS : HALF DAY TOUR | Adult : 139.00 € | Child : 122.00 €

Tuesday | Friday | Saturday | Sunday ( from April to 31 October )

Price per person | Visit the Palace with the guide and free time in the garden

Musical shows (April to October) only the late morning & afternoon tour . Depending on the date of your tour, you may have the chance to enjoy Versailles’ popular Musical Gardens or Musical Fountains, which feature classical music to enhance the gardens’ already-enchanting atmosphere. Saturdays and Sundays: Musical Fountains from 3:30-5:00 pm (only the late Morning & Afternoon tour ) Tuesdays: Musical Gardens 2:30-4:30 pm Fridays: Musical Gardens 2:30-4:30 pm

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  • Skip-the-line access
  • Discover the history of Versailles with a guide
  • Pick up and Return at your hotel or Residence in Paris
  • Free time to explore the Garden
  • Special Discount for Rick Steves readers : -5% with promo code: SS20RS

From 129 €


Included :

• Guided tour at Versailles (up to 30 people in a group)
• Skip-the-line access
• If option selected: Musical shows in gardens (seasonal; depends on the day only the afternoon tour )
• Entrance fees to the Trianons if full day option selected
• Hotel pickup and drop-off in Paris
• Round-trip transfer by minivan
• Entrance fees to Palace of Versailles and the gardens

• Entrance fees to the Trianons if full day option selected

Not Included :

• Food and drinks
• Hotel pickup and drop-off outside Paris
• Entrance fees to the Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon ( Half day )
• Train to the Trianons is not included


• Special Discount for Rick Steves readers : -5% entering your promo code: SS20RS
• Please be ready on time at the meeting point ( Infront your hotel, or outside the apartment or you will miss your tour and it will not be refunded. No delay will be accepted
• Please note: entrance tickets and transport included. This voucher will not be accepted if presented directly at the venue.
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
• The skip-the-line access is subject to the Versailles Palace security procedures: the control at the Entrance can slow down the access
• For preferential rates related to age, proof of identity will be required. Access may be refused in case of non-compliance with the age limits
• Unadapted to people with disabled access & senior citizen ...( tour with the group max 30 pax )
• Not wheelchair accessible, unadapted to people with disabled access, senior citizen…

Days with garden shows:
On Saturdays and Sundays - Musical fountain show (until October ) from 11-12 pm & 3:30-5 pm
On Tuesdays - Musical gardens show (until October ) from 11-12 pm & 2:30-4:30 pm
On Fridays - Musical gardens show (until October ) from 11-12 pm & 2:30-4:30 pm

Tour operated by Paris Webservices

MENU ( for lunch or dinner )

MENU 1 :

No lunch for this tour



from your Hotel or Residence from :

9-9:30 am for the morning tour

10-10:30 am for the Late Morning Tour

and from 12-12h30 pm for the Afternoon tour


from Versailles 2 pm for the morning Tour and 5 pm for the late & afternoon tour.


Your reservation is not confirmed until you receive a confirmation from us via email under 24-48 hours.

1 - 3 days prior to the event date, you will charged a 100 % cancellation fee ( No show )
2 - 4 days to 7 days prior to the event date, you will be charged 50% cancellation fee
3- More than 8 days prior to the event date, you will be charged 0% cancellation fee

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Any interruption of the tour or service during its delivery, at the client's wishes, shall not give rise to any refund. Any customer who arrives after the start time of the excursion shall be considered a "no show" and not refunded, whatever the reason for the lateness. The organizer reserves the right to cancel or modify certain tours without notice if the passengers' comfort or safety so requires in case of force majeure, strike, demonstration, administrative decision or exceptional closure...


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