Versailles Small Group Guided Tour & Garden without Transfer 2024

Half Day Guided Tours / SMALL GROUP 11 OR 16 PEOPLE



Recommended on TripAdvisor & Rick Steves’ Paris RS10%

Meet at 2 Avenue Rockfeller, 78000 Versailles, for this 2:30 hour guided tour, reserved for a small group of 11 or 16 people maximum. You’ll be accompanied by an experienced tour guide who will show you the treasures of Versailles.

Enjoy full access to the Palace and gardens of Versailles skip the line tour. Learn more about the Sun King and other legends of French monarchy as you explore.

The tour will begin with an in-depth visit to the Palace of Versailles. Your guide will accompany you for approximately two hours through the sumptuous King’s apartments, the Hall of Mirrors, the Throne Room, and other magnificent rooms. You’ll delve deeper into the life of the French royalty, court intrigues, and historical events that shaped this iconic location.

After your palace expedition, take a leisurely 30-minute stroll through the picturesque gardens surrounding the palace. Your guide will be on hand to offer insights and answer any questions as you admire the enchanting fountains, exquisite sculptures, and meticulously tended flowerbeds.

Following the tour, you have the liberty to extend your stay and further immerse yourself in the wonders of Versailles at your own pace. After this guided segment, feel free to independently explore the Trianon gardens (ticket not included) and make the most of your time as you wish.

  • Discover the Musical Fountains and Musical Gardens at Versailles

If you’re planning to visit the magnificent Palace of Versailles between April and October, then you’re about to embark on an extraordinary experience. During this period, the Versailles estate offers a captivating spectacle with its Musical Fountains and Musical Gardens.

Musical Fountains:

Picture yourself strolling through the splendid gardens of Versailles, where each fountain seems to dance to the rhythm of the music. The Musical Fountains provide a unique sensory experience, where water springs harmoniously with enchanting melodies resonating throughout the park. Every Saturday and Sunday, as well as certain public holidays, the fountains come to life to offer a magical spectacle to visitors.

Every Saturday and Sunday from March 30 to October 27, 2024.

Every Tuesday from May 7 to June 25, 2024.

Friday March 29, Easter Monday April 1, Wednesday May 8 and Thursday May 9, Whit Monday May 20, and Thursday August 15.

Musical Gardens:

For an equally captivating experience, the Musical Gardens invite you to explore the lush splendors of the Versailles Park to the sound of baroque music. Classical melodies transport you through picturesque pathways and shaded groves, creating a magical and timeless atmosphere. The Musical Gardens are also available on Tuesdays from April to October, allowing visitors to discover the enchanting beauty of the estate at their own pace.

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from April 2 to May 3, 2024 (except Wednesday, May 1).

Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from May 10 to June 28, 2024.

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from July 2 to October 31, 2024 (except Thursday August 15, when Musical Fountains Show takes place).

Duration : 2:30 hours Guided tour + Garden Show / group of 11 or 16 people Max

Tour Language : English.



Price per person | Visit the Palace with a guide and enjoy free time in the gardens + Trianon

SMALL GROUP 11 PERSONS | Adult: 129.00 € | Child (3-17): 109.00 € | 10 am and 13 pm  | VSG10 (april-october)

SMALL GROUP 11 PERSONS | Adult: 119.00 € | Child (3-17): 99.00 € | 10 am and 1 pm   | VSG10 (nov-march)

Meet at the “Grille d’honneur on the right side in Versailles. This is located directly in front of the palace.



Price per person | Visit the Palace with a guide and enjoy free time in the gardens

SMALL GROUP 16 PERSONS | Adult: 114.00 € | Child (3-17): 88.00 € | 10 am and 13 pm  | VSG10 (april-october)

SMALL GROUP 16 PERSONS | Adult: 104.00 € | Child (3-17): 77.00 € | 10 am and 1 pm   | VSG10 (nov-march)

Meet at the “Grille d’honneur on the right side in Versailles. This is located directly in front of the palace.

  • Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide, you'll spend approximately two hours in the Palace
  • Embark on an Enchanting Walk around the gardens near the palace for around 30 minutes
  • Skip-the-line and priority access
  • Discovering the history of Versailles with a guide
  • Relax and Explore at Your Own Pace

From 88 €



Included :

• Priority access & Services of a licensed guide
• 2 hour Guided tour in English (max.11 or 16 people per group depend the option)
• 30 minutes Guided tour in the Garden(max.11 or 16 people per group depend the option)
• Entrance fees: Versailles Palace and Gardens

Not Included :

• Food and drinks
• Pick-up and Drop-off
• Entrance fees to the Grand Trianon and Petit Trianon
• Train to the Trianons
• Gratuity


•Children accepted starting 6 years old.

• Special Discount for Rick Steves readers: -10% by entering your promo code. If you forget to enter your promotional code when making your booking, you must cancel your first booking and make a new one to benefit from your promotional code's discount. Please remember to enter and confirm your promotional code at the "Promotion code" stage of your booking or when viewing your basket.

• Please be ready on time at the meeting point or you will miss your tour, and it will not be refunded. No delays will be accepted.
• Please note that entrance tickets is included.
This voucher will not be accepted if presented directly at the venue.
• Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
• Skip-the-line access is subject to the Palace's security procedures, which may slow down entry.
• For preferential rates related to age, proof of identity will be required. Access may be refused in case of non-compliance with age limits.
• Access to the palace is challenging for those with reduced mobility.

Days with garden shows (from April to October): On Saturdays and Sundays - Musical Fountains from Tuesdays and Fridays - Musical Gardens
Tour operated by Paris Webservices

Covid safety Face masks required for guides in public areas Gear/equipment sanitized between use Social distancing enforced throughout the experience

This tour is not suitable for individuals with reduced mobility or elderly people (maximum of 11-16 participants). It is not wheelchair accessible and is not recommended for travelers with back problems, heart conditions, or other serious medical issues. Due to uneven surfaces, this tour may be challenging for those with walking difficulties. A strong physical fitness level is recommended.
Participants must be able to follow their guide for approximately 2-3 hours. The Palace of Versailles is very crowded, and we must adhere to the scheduled visiting times. Additionally, the guide will not be able to provide personal assistance. If you have walking difficulties, health issues, or any other concerns, we suggest reconsidering your participation in this tour to ensure a pleasant experience for everyone.

MENU ( for lunch or dinner )

MENU 1 :

Lunch is not included


Meet at the “Grille d’honneur on the right side in Versailles. This is located directly in front of the palace.

Advise customers that if they choose to travel to Versailles using public transportation, a taxi, or Uber, they must arrive at the specified meeting point on time. It’s essential to note that we cannot wait in case of delays because the schedules are reserved and cannot be altered. In case of tardiness, we won’t be able to provide a refund. Additionally, it is recommended to allocate ample time for the journey as it can take anywhere from 1 to 2 hours depending on the departure location. We strongly advise arriving well in advance to avoid any inconvenience.

Know before you go

  • Baby strollers could be refused at the entrance of the palace
  • After the tour, you are allowed to stay in the gardens until they close




Reservation Confirmation and Cancellation Policy

Your reservation is not confirmed until you receive a confirmation email from us within 48 hours.
If a minimum of 2 participants is not reached by day -7, Paris Webservices may cancel the tour, and you will be refunded.
In the event you cancel your booking, the following cancellation fees will be charged:
More than 3 days prior to the event date, you will be charged a 0% cancellation fee.
From 2 days prior to the event date, you will be charged a 100% cancellation fee (No show).

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Any interruption of the tour or service during its delivery, at the client's request, shall not give rise to any refund. Any customer who arrives after the starting time of the excursion shall be considered a "no show." He won't be refunded or able to postpone his tour, whatever the reason for his tardiness. The organizer reserves the right to cancel or modify certain tours without notice if the client's comfort or safety so requires. This could happen in a force majeure case, during a strike or demonstration, an administrative decision, or exceptional closure...


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