Skip the Line: Palace of Versailles Tour with Night Fountain Show

Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
Destination: France, Île-de-France, Versailles

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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Versailles
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Palace of Versailles (Chateau de Versailles) and see a spectacular night fountain show on this half-day tour. Your expert guide will bring French history back to life as you enjoy skip-the-line access to the palace and wander through its magnificent interior. At night, you'll witness the magnificent fountain show in the Versailles Gardens (Jardins de Versailles).


  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • See the sights illuminated at night
  • Skip the line

Start your half-day tour of Versailles by leaving the queues behind with this skip-the-line ticket. Join your guide and tour the Versailles Palace as you discover the palace’s history. Learn how this magnificent palace served as the center of political power in France in the 17th and 18th centuries. Explore the palace’s extravagant interior including the Royal Chapel, the King’s and the Queen’s State Apartments and the awe-inspiring Hall of Mirrors, which served as a both a passageway and a gathering place for royalty.
After your guided tour, your guide will provide you with the tickets for the magnificent night fountain show. Before the show, take your time and explore the Versailles Palace independently or visit the city of Versailles with its wide boulevards, antique shops and fabulous boutiques. Enjoy an authentic French dinner (own expense) at any of the outstanding restaurants.
Then, return to the Versailles Gardens to enjoy a spectacular display of fountains exploding in synchronization. Wander independently through the expansive gardens as a symphony of light, music and water transforms the gardens into a fairy-tale wonderland. Thousands of lights will illuminate the fountains and flood the gardens with a romantic light, with classical music playing in the background. To enhance your experience, bring some cheese and wine for a picnic while you enjoy the show.

  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Palace of Versailles

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transportation to/from attractions
  • Entrance to the gardens before the Night Show (8.30PM)
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A considerable amount of walking is involved. Not recommended for people with difficulties walking or standing for long periods of time
  • Due to works on the train line RER C from July 15th to August 25th, you can only take the train from the Station Javel (Metro 10)
Departure Point

Guidatours Versailles, 10 Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 78000 Versailles, France

Return Details

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

Voucher info

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


8 hours 30 minutes

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

User's Reviews

Image - 24 Jul 2018 -


We had a tour of the palace, then some time to have dinner in the City of Versailles, and then went back to the Palace Garden for the Musical Fountains show and Fireworks. There is a lot of walking so save your energy.
The RER C is an easy way to go / return.

Image - 26 Aug 2017 -

Mary P Z

The Night Fountain Show is not to be missed!

Image - 25 Sep 2016 -

Paula E

We had a wonderful time. We missed the meeting place. When we called they were happy to arrange a meetup at the palace. Our guide got us right in and found the best spots inside to tell us anout each room. She was delightful and knowledgeable.

Image - 07 Sep 2016 -

Mary Beth K

Great experience -- I highly recommend the Palace of Versailles Tour with Night Fountain Show!

Image - 12 Aug 2016 -

Rohit K

Clothilde was an excellent guide...she was humorous, knowledgeable, fiercely protective of the group's space to ensure all of us had good views of the exhibits. The tour is a bit short as it does not cover the Queen's apartment and Trianon. The group size was at the maximum 30 people but Clothilde ensured that all questions were answered.

User's Picture Gallery


Wonderful music and timed flames

Wonderful music and timed flames


Fountains at sunset

Fountains at sunset


Fire to the music

Fire timed to the wonderful music


Approach to Versailles

The view as you approach the palace


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