Versailles from Paris: Palace and Gardens Guided Tour Skip the Line Priority Access
- Enjoy fast-track access to the palace.
- Learn about Versailles' rich history on this tour with a professional English or Spanish speaking guide.
- A luxurious, air-conditioned coach will transport you to Versailles and back.
Fast track through the queue and start exploring Versailles from Paris immediately!
A Priority Access ticket lets you skip the long lines that form outside the Château de Versailles (popularly known as the Palace of Versailles). With five million visitors every year, long queues are inevitable. Use your priority access to skip the line and move towards the only step that keeps you from entering the Castle – a security checkpoint. You will need to go through the mandatory-for-all security checking, after which you can dive right into the luxurious rooms and halls in the Castle. Versailles from Paris is only about 20 kilometres away. Start your journey at your chosen time and make your way inside the Palace then dive back in history.
The exquisite Palace of Versailles is one of the most gorgeous examples of the 17th-century European architecture and art. Once the principle regal dwelling of France, the Castle is a UNESCO World Heritage Site you can visit today.
Admire some of the grandest areas of the Palace
The Coronation Room, the Queen’s Apartment as well as the King’s Apartment are some of the most beautiful areas to see inside the Palace. The King’s chambers is a series of seven interconnected rooms, with each dedicated to a classical Greek or Roman deity. The salons are also home to some of the most breath-taking paintings from the era of the Renaissance. Paolo Veronese’s Meal at the House of Simon the Pharisee in the Salon of Hercules and Jean Baptiste de Champaigne’s painting of Mercury in his Chariot in the Salon of Mercury are only two to name. Witness more such amazing works of art by famous artists in this Castle tour.
Enter the awe-inspiring Hall of Mirrors to bask in its glory. It is a substantial 240-ft long gallery with 357 floor-to-ceiling mirrors that reflect smoke and light coming from a small number of candles to completely light up the room. The 40-ft ceiling is home to a series of paintings; thirty scenes depicting the initial years of Louix XIV’s reign. With all this to see, your tour of Versailles from Paris is going to be one for you to remember!
Admire the lawns and fountains in a 250-acre vast landscape
The allure of the Palace is significantly enriched by the mesmerising French and English gardens. A perfectly manicured land, the gardens are home to 400 sculptures and 1,400 fountains. Walk along the cobblestone grounds and stroll through the majestic gardens that speak the class and lifestyle of the royals. Over eight million visitors walk the gardens every year. The original state of the gardens is maintained by replanting them once in a century. Today, it is just as beautiful as it was back in the day. In the end, explore the Carrosses Gallery. You will discover sculptures, carriages, coaches and important artefacts that belonged to the French Monarch.
So, book now to embark on a tour of the Palace of Versailles from Paris for intriguing history and the best of French art and architecture.
- Skip-the-line Palace of Versailles entry.
- Entry to the Royal Apartments and the Hall of Mirrors.
- Round trip transfers from Paris by air-conditioned coach or train.
- Expert Guide - English or Spanish (choose when booking).
- Hotel transfers.
The tour runs every day except Monday.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: Tours at 8.45 AM and 2:00 PM.
Thursday and Sunday: Tours at 8:45 AM only.
How to get there
Travel to the Paris CityVision Agency on 2 rue des Pyramides fifteen minutes before the tour departs.
By Bus: The closest bus stop is the Pyramides/Saint Honore stop, located on Rue Saint-Honoré.
Getting your tickets
You will receive your tickets via email shortly after booking. Please display them on your mobile device. Please note that tickets are valid for the date and time selected when booking.
Those with reduced mobility might find it challenging to visit the palace. However, the attraction is wheelchair accessible to some extent.
Tickets cannot be cancelled, amended or rescheduled.