Explore the Luxuriance of the Château De Versailles on a Private Tour

The Palace of Versailles is a dissipated symbol of royal power and influence that, to this day, still draws in the visitors. It’s one of the most-visited crowd-pleasers in Paris. The Palace offers an incredible insight into the history, illuminating the regal and flamboyant lives the former monarchs once lived. Explore the Luxuriance of the Château De Versailles on a Private Tour to Versailles. Situated just outside of Paris and in the leafy, bourgeois suburb of Versailles, the Palace could take a full day to really explore.

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Skip-the-line Audio Guided Tour of the Palace of Versailles
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Half a day to visit the Palace of Versailles at your own convenience. Audio guides available for the grand apartments of the Palace.

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Skip-the-Line: Small Group Guided tour to the Palace of Versailles (morning)
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Discover the Palace of Versailles with a guided tour of the King’s Grand Apartments and the Hall of Mirrors. Departure and return by minibus to your accommodation in Paris.

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Full Day Excursion to Versailles and its Gardens with an Audio guide
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Free time to visit the King and Queen’s Grand Apartments and reception rooms with an audio guide. Free time to lunch and then discover the French gardens of Versailles!

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Private Full Day Guided Tour to the Palace of Versailles and Trianons From Paris With Lunch
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Guided tour of the Palace of Versailles, including the King and Queen’s grand apartments and the Hall of Mirrors. Lunch in the park of the Palace.

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Take a Private Tour Inside the Restricted Passages of Monumental Château De Versailles

Explore the Luxuriance of the Château De Versailles on a Private Tour

It is said to have the potential of holding up to 20,000 people and boasts 700 rooms, more than 2,000 windows, 1,250 chimneys, and 67 staircases. Erection was started in 1661 and took almost 20 years to complete and it is said the striking gardens took over 40 years to finish! During the summer months, there is music in the gardens and a spectacular fountain show to be seen on a sightseeing tour of Versailles.

"You're in charge here now. Save my poor Versailles," Louis the 16th is said to have cried as the royal family fled its extravagant occupancy in the early times of the French Revolution. Versailles indeed was saved, though not for the hapless monarch. Of its many restorations, the most recent is that of Marie Antoinette's private theatre.

To bring the illusions back to life, it employed traditional masons, gilders, painters, and tapestry weavers—such as the Lyons textile firm, in business since the 18th century, that was hired to re-create the original blue linen-and-silk fabric adorning the walls. See Louis's library, reportedly a favourite room of his and the formal dining room in which he held important dinners for nobility on a guided tour to Versailles. Possibly see the roll-top desk which said to be the finest piece of furniture on earth with a custom private tour of the palace of Versailles.