Private Tour : Welcome to Versailles Palace

Duration: 2 hours
Destination: France, Île-de-France, Versailles
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  • 2 hours
  • Versailles
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Discover and learn new things about the most famous palace of France and its history. The Palace of Versailles was a sleepy village until one king, the king Louis XIII decided to change it into something bigger which later on with the reign of Louis XIV.

The palace of Versailles is located 30 minutes away from the central Paris by train. Versailles which turned out to be the old capital of France from the Royal Family. Louis XIV moved the royal family to the palace, and later on 2 enormous new wings were added during a 2nd phase of building (1678 - 1715). With this private tour you will have the chance to discover the Palace of Versailles from a different perspective of history with its beautiful ancient buildings and the secrets that the palace contains inside its walls.

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

In 1661 Louis XIV entrusted André Le Nôtre with the creation and renovation of the gardens of Versailles, which he considered just as important as the Palace. Work on the gardens was started at the same time as the work on the palace and lasted for 40 or so years. During this time André Le Nôtre collaborated with the likes of Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Superintendant of Buildings to the King from 1664 to 1683, who managed the project, and Charles Le Brun, who was made First Painter to the King in January 1664 and provided the drawings for a large number of the statues and fountains.

Duration: 1 hour

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

The Palace of Versailles has been listed as a World Heritage Site for 30 years and is one of the greatest achievements in French 17th century art. Louis XIII's old hunting pavilion was transformed and extended by his son, Louis XIV, when he installed the Court and government there in 1682. A succession of kings continued to embellish the Palace up until the French Revolution.

Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions
  • Guided Tour of 2 hours
  • Local guide or licensed guide
  • Entrance to the Garden and the Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Le Jardin de Versailles
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles

Exclusions
  • Trianon, Petit trianon and hamlet of the queen Marie Antoinette
  • Food / Drink
  • Transfers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Louis XIV statue, Palace of Versailles, 1 Avenue de Paris, 78000 Versailles, France


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

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

Duration

2 hours

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

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