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Spend a day exploring one of the world’s most famous royal residences and walk in the footsteps of Marie Antoinette. Visit the palace and its gardens and gain rare access to secret rooms only opened for select groups. Hear of the lavish courts held by French kings, their queens and mistresses.

Escape the hustle and bustle of Paris as you take a day trip to the Palace of Versailles and gardens by train. Learn what it was like to live in the palace by venturing through this magnificent royal residence. Step into the lives of the royal family, most particularly Marie Antoinette and hear about royal life at the Court of Versailles.

Explore some of the 2,300 rooms on a route designed to bring history to life. See the state rooms, including the spectacular Hall of Mirrors, where the kings and queens held court. Enjoy exclusive access to rarely seen areas, including the homes of influential mistresses, royal children, ambitious nobles and jealous courtiers.

See the clandestine corridors behind Marie Antoinette’s bedroom, where she fled from revolutionaries. Then, visit the Petit Trianon, a peaceful hamlet where she retreated when she fled her public life.

Spend a day exploring one of the world’s most famous royal residences and walk in the footsteps of Marie Antoinette. Visit the palace and its gardens and gain rare access to secret rooms only opened for select groups. Hear of the lavish courts held by French kings, their queens and mistresses.

Escape the hustle and bustle of Paris as you take a day trip to the Palace of Versailles and gardens by train. Learn what it was like to live in the palace by venturing through this magnificent royal residence. Step into the lives of the royal family, most particularly Marie Antoinette and hear about royal life at the Court of Versailles.

Explore some of the 2,300 rooms on a route designed to bring history to life. See the state rooms, including the spectacular Hall of Mirrors, where the kings and queens held court. Enjoy exclusive access to rarely seen areas, including the homes of influential mistresses, royal children, ambitious nobles and jealous courtiers.

See the clandestine corridors behind Marie Antoinette’s bedroom, where she fled from revolutionaries. Then, visit the Petit Trianon, a peaceful hamlet where she retreated when she fled her public life.

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8:45 AM Tour

Duration 8h 30m Free cancellation No booking or credit card fees
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AU$298.49

Total price is AU$298.49, taxes included

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Versailles: Behind-the-Scenes Full-Day Tour with VIP Access to Secret Rooms

Activity/Location

Palace of Versaiiles

Place d'Armes

Versailles 78000

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Metro stop "Invalides"

    105 Rue de l'Université

    Paris 75007


Highlights

  • Access to secret corridors, rooms & staircases

  • Access to VIP areas usually closed to the public

  • Marie Antoinette’s private house, gardens & hamlet

  • Expert commentary about palace life & residents

  • Small group of 19 people or fewer, ensuring an intimate tour


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of the Palace of Versailles and gardens

  • Guided tour of the Petit Trianon and Marie Antoinette's hamlet

  • Roundtrip transport between Paris and Versailles via Train

  • Live tour commentary provided in English

  • Headset for tour commentary


Exclusions

  • Meals and drinks

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 3 and younger are complimentary.

  • Maximum group size is 19 people.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • This activity is unable to accommodate pushchairs and baby carriers.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Cancellation Policy

You can cancel free of charge until 4 days before your reservation starts. After that time, no cancellations, changes or refunds will be made.

Location

Palace of Versaiiles, Place d'Armes, Versailles, 78000, France