Versailles Palace and Gardens Private Tour for Families

Duration: 5 hours
Destination: France, Île-de-France, Paris
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  • 5 hours
  • Paris
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Explore what life was like at the Palace of Versailles living amongst the nobility and the Kings and Queens of France. On a private tour lead by a specialist in historical family tours, you’ll experience the splendor of Versailles from its intricate painted ceilings and golden doorways to the magnificent Hall of Mirrors overlooking the majestic palace gardens.  As you explore the secret details of the Palace and gardens with our exclusive skip the line access, your guide will bring to life Versailles as it was in the time of Kings and Queens. Activity sheets for children are included as the perfect souvenir of their visit!

Itinerary
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Pass By: 7th Arrondissement, Paris France

The tour begins from icentral Paris where your history expert will accompany your family by train to the resplendent Château de Versailles.

Pass By: 1 Place du Chatelet, 75001 Paris France

On the way to the world’s most famous former royal palace, the youngsters will find out how you could tell which carriage belonged to the King, which of the Royal family sported wigs and which king was known as the Sun King

Stop At: Palace of Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000, Versailles France

Our skip the line entrance tickets mean your family goes straight into the palace to begin exploring.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: The Hall of Mirrors, Chateau de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France

Uncover the secrets of each intricately decorated room theme by theme be it love, hunting, mythology or war.

Pass By: La Galerie des Batailles, Place d'Armes Chateau de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France

As you explore the majesty of Versailles, the youngsters will be searching for royal symbols, hunting for wild creatures and even discovering Louis XVI’s throne room.

Pass By: Grandes & Petites Ecuries, The Gardens of Versailles Avenue Rockefeller, 78000, Versailles France

For would-be Queens, your guide will present where the famous palace balls took place and explain what Marie Antoinette herself may have been wearing.

Stop At: Le Jardin de Versailles, Place D'armes A l'Ouest du Château de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France

In the final part of your adventure you’ll be exploring the palace gardens, of great importance during the time of Louis XIV, Louis XV and Louis XVI

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: The Water Parterres, Palace of Versailles, 78000, Versailles France

And the place where many of the royal events and festivities took place.

Pass By: Grand Canal, Parc du Chateau de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France

It was in the gardens amongst the majestic fountains and secluded groves where royalty and noblemen came to frolic.

Pass By: Temple of Love, Inside the Parc Parc du Chateau de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France

Fun and engaging activity sheets will enable the youngsters to navigate mazes and to identify the mark of the Sun King throughout the estate.

Pass By: Monument a Louis XIV, Château de Versailles, 78000, Versailles France

From April to October at weekends and on Tuesdays, your visit of the gardens will be timed with the Musical Fountain Show, a chance to see the gardens of Versailles in all their majesty.

Pass By: 7th Arrondissement, Paris France

Return back to central Paris at the end of the excursion.

Inclusions
  • Professional art historian guide expert in family tours
  • Return transportation from and back to Paris by train
  • Skip the line entrance tickets at Versailles 'Palace
  • A book of activity for kids
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles
  • Entry/Admission - Le Jardin de Versailles

Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Meet your guide just outside the "Invalides" metro station (not the RER station), in front of the newspaper kiosk
  • It is at the crossing of rue de l'Université and rue de Constantine
  • Your guide will be wearing a special badge with the Localers logo, you can't miss it!
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Invalides, 75007 Paris, France


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

5 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Image - 03 Jul 2019 -

Jill B

Our tour guide was Julian, and he was excellent! He made it easy to get to Versailles and maneuver through the large crowds. It is clear that he loves giving tours and teaching art history!

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