Morning at the Palace: Small Group Versailles Tour from Paris with Garden Show

20 reviews

4.5 hours

Max 18

Why take this tour?


  • Skip the long lines and access Versailles through a special dedicated entrance, being one of the first visitors of the day to step into the palace
  • Sit back and relax on the journey to and from Paris. As the only operator that includes private transfer both to and from the city, we’ve got all the logistics covered.
  • Learn why Versailles is considered one of the greatest achievements in the history of art and architecture as you hear its stories from a passionate guide
  • Take a leisurely guided stroll through the palace’s lush gardens and enjoy the spectacular Garden Show
  • Learn and explore in a small group of just 18 guests maximum
  • Sites Visited
  • Palace of Versailles
  • Gardens of Versailles
  • King's State Apartments
  • Queen's Apartments
  • War Salon
  • Peace Salon
  • Hall of Mirrors
  • Tour Includes
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Expertly guided walking tour
  • Skip-the-line tickets to Versailles
  • Private round-trip transfer from Paris
  • Headset

Unravel the stories behind France’s most lavish royal residence

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Total Customer Reviews: 20

Verified Ratings
4.6 /5
based on 14 Walks' reviews
Rating summary by category
Latest reviews
Hugo was excellent. He was knowledgeable and also very entertaining.
Verified · Robert · Sep 15, 2023 · USA · Male · 55 to 64 years
I really enjoyed this tour. It was the perfect length, the guide was knowledgeable, friendly, and very accommodating, and it was a great way to see the palace and gardens. Highly recommend!
Verified · Cassandra · Aug 21, 2023 · USA · Female · 35 to 44 years
This tour was a great overview of Versailles. As someone who had been to the palace before, it was interesting to tour the gardens in addition to just the most famous rooms. However, the expectation from the title of the tour was for the fountain show to involve water spewing from the fountains, not just music playing. I would make that more explicit in the tour title and description.
Verified · Graciana · Jul 24, 2023 · USA · Female · 18 to 24 years
My wife and I went on the half day tour to see the Palace of Versailles. It was a great way to experience the palace in a short period of time, and our tour guide Hugo was amazing. The bus was comfortable, and we were in a small group that included 4 other people. Would highly recommend to anyone that is looking for the condensed version of a full day tour!
Tripadvisor customer · Jul 16, 2023
The guides were very helpful and knowledgeable. It was nice to have bus transportation to Versailles instead of having to work out the train by ourselves. The gardens were particularly peaceful and beautiful and our guide was excited to tell us the background of the sculptures and fountains. Inside the chateau was also worth seeing. This area is much more heavily populated so there were some uncomfortable moments squeezing through the crowd, but that is the nature of the venue rather than a reflection on the tour (just worth bearing in mind). If anything, we felt at some times a little rushed moving from one thing to another, but that is the nature of a half-day tour. The trade off is being back in Paris by lunch to explore something else.
Tripadvisor customer · Jul 10, 2023

Meeting Point

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Meeting Point
We will meet at 2 Avenue Foch, 75016 Paris. Your guide will have a green Walks sign. Please make sure you are on the right side of the street (look at both sides).

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.

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