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Day Trip to Versailles from Paris 2024

$ 107
3 hours

About Day Trip from Paris to Versailles

Enjoy a 3-hour tour with a convenient skip-the-line entry to the Palace of Versailles. Explore the famous king's and queen's state apartments accompanied by an expert tour guide. He will provide all the essential information about the areas you visit inside the palace.


Day Trip to Versailles from Paris

Experience the magic of a day trip to Versailles from Paris. Join us for a delightful half-day adventure that includes round-trip transportation by train and an expert guide. We'll take you on a journey back in time to the splendid Palace of Versailles, a place steeped in royal history and opulence.

Your adventure begins in the heart of Paris, where you'll meet your friendly guide. From there, we'll hop on a comfortable train to Versailles. No need to worry about waiting in long lines; your tickets are pre-booked, giving you a royal entrance to this magnificent palace.

As you explore the palace's grand halls and chambers, your knowledgeable guide will regale you with tales of its construction and the lives of the royals who once called it home. Don't miss the chance to step into the famous Hall of Mirrors, where history comes alive before your eyes.

After your guided palace tour, it's time to soak in the beauty of Versailles' extensive gardens, sprawling across 2,000 acres. Stroll among the meticulously manicured lawns and marvel at the thousands of trees brought from all corners of France to create this green paradise.

When you're ready, your guide will provide you with your return train tickets, giving you the freedom to explore the gardens at your own pace. Soak in the tranquility of the surroundings before heading back to the bustling streets of Paris.

This day trip to Versailles from Paris promises a taste of royalty, stunning architecture, and the serenity of nature - all in one unforgettable experience. Join us for a journey you won't soon forget!

  • Round-trip transportation by train from Paris to Versailles
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Palace of Versailles
  • Guided tour of the Palace
  • Introduction to the Gardens
  • A local, English-speaking guide
  • Small group of 18 or fewer people
not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Guided tour of the gardens
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • English
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Meeting Point

The meeting point is outside of exit 2 ( sortie 2-Hippodrome) of the Porte d'Auteuil metro station, on line 10. Once you exit the station you will see public restrooms to your right. The address is 2 Pl. de la Porte d'Auteuil,75016 Paris. A representative will be there holding a sign with " The Tour Guy" on it.

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Explore the iconic Château de Versailles and discover centuries of history!

Versailles Palace

Discover the marvelous king’s and queen’s state apartments inside the Versailles Palace.

Gardens of Versailles

Stroll through the mesmerizing gardens of Versailles and learn all about the legends behind the fountains and sculptures.

Tour Guide

Learn about the rich history of Versailles Palace and gardens accompanied by a knowledgeable tour guide.

Skip-the-Line Access

Avoid the long lines at the entrance with simple skip-the-line tickets.

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FAQ – Paris to Versailles Day Trip

Is a day trip to Versailles worth it?

Versailles Palace is one of the most famous monuments in Paris worth your visit. The Palace offers an incredible insight into French history, illuminating the lavish and ostentatious lives of the former monarchs that used to live there. Not only will you be able to learn about the Palace’s fascinating history, but you will also have the chance to see the magical gardens that attract hundreds of visitors annually.

How much time do you need for Versailles?

The tour of the entire Versailles palace takes around 2-3 hours. But we highly recommend you take your time and discover all the areas of this iconic landmark without rushing.

When can I book a Versailles day trip from Paris?

Versailles day trips from Paris are available throughout the entire year. You just need to pick the date of your visit, and there will be an available day trip. We recommend booking your day trip from Paris to Versailles online and in advance. That way, you’ll save much more money and time.

How to get to Versailles from Paris?

By far, the most convenient way to visit Versailles is by going on a guided full-day trip. That way, you will be able to explore the Palace and its famous gardens in the best way possible. If you are interested in visiting this cultural landmark at your own pace, a Versailles Palace Skip-the-Line ticket can also be purchased.
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Versailles Day Trip from Paris

Best time to visit Versailles

Versailles is beautiful all year round, especially in the spring and summer when the gardens bloom. At that time of year, the palace hosts special events, and the magnificent fountains in the gardens are turned on.

However, a visit during the warmer months also means it is a peak season at Versailles. So, if you’re more interested in good weather with fewer crowds, then a trip during the spring or autumn is an absolute must. If you’re planning to visit Versailles during wintertime, be sure to wrap up warm and bring a cozy pair of gloves!

Good to know before you go

  • Visitors are prohibited from bringing large bags, backpacks, suitcases, umbrellas, tripods, strollers, and carriers made of metal into the Palace of Versailles. Items larger than 55 cm x 35 cm x 20 cm are also not allowed.
  • Guests are advised to leave big luggage at their place of stay.
  • The palace has a cloakroom at the entrance; however, the tour concludes in a different location. Items left in the cloakroom must be collected by the visitors themselves post-tour.
  • Non-flash photography is permitted in the rooms showcasing the permanent collection, subject to certain conditions.
  • In the rooms displaying temporary exhibitions, both photography and filming are strictly forbidden.
  • This group tour is unable to accommodate individuals who require special assistance due to walking disabilities or wheelchairs. Additionally, strollers and baby carriages are not permitted. Not suitable for children under 6 years.
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Very well-organized day trip to Versailles!

This is, for sure, the best travel agency you can choose. I have searched a lot, and based on the ratings, I have chosen this agency. Fortunately, it worked out very well. I really enjoyed the trip. Our tour guide, Carl, was incredible! He was very knowledgeable about French history, especially in the art section. This really helped us. I would strongly recommend going on this day trip!


Excellent tour guide!

Our family highly recommends this day tour from Paris. A guide on the coach smoothly connected us with our tour guide for a three-hour visit to the palace. He took us in quickly without waiting in long lines. With our guide, Jackson, the visit was very informative, interesting, and pleasant. He helped us gain an understanding of the palace's interior that we may not have had without him.


Definitely worth your time and money!

Really interesting history and tour of the Versailles Palace. Having transportation take you out to Versailles and back was nice. The tour guide was friendly, and the tour itself was amazing - not too long or short. Our highlight of the tour was Petit Trianon chapel. You will have about an hour to explore the places of your interest independently, which is great. We only suggest visiting Versailles during the weekdays because there are fewer people.


Book your Day Trip from Paris to Versailles today!

  • Free cancellation 
  • Reserve now & pay later
  • Skip the long line through a separate entrance
  • Live tour guide

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