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Skip-the-line Special Versailles Chateau and Gardens

  • Beat the sometimes long entry queue at the Palace of Versailles with a skip-the-line ticket
  • Choose the start time to match your schedule
  • Learn about life in Versailles’ 18th-century royal court from your audio guide
Skip-the-line Special Versailles Chateau and Gardens
From US$30,07
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Spend more time exploring the Palace and Gardens of Versailles outside Paris with this skip-the-line experience. For your independent visit, book your preferred start time and then beat the queues to head straight inside with your priority ticket. Explore the suites and Hall of Mirrors at your leisure, and learn about palace life in the 18th century from your included audio guide.
What to Expect
Make your way to central Versailles—a 30-minute train ride from Paris—and meet your host near the Palace of Versailles.
Collect your audio guide, and listen as your host shares tips on touring. Then, begin your independent tour. As you explore, visit at your own pace and gain insight into 18th-century royal court life in France.
Stroll the Hall of Mirrors and admire the opulent suites and royal quarters. Head into the gardens to continue your visit. On summer Saturdays, Sundays, and bank holidays (April to October) your ticket includes the Fountain Show. On summer Fridays and Tuesdays (April to October) your ticket includes the Musical Fountain Show.
When you’re done exploring the palace and grounds, return your audio guide and exit the palace grounds to conclude your visit.
Reviews (46)
1 - 5 of 17 reviews
Reviewed yesterday
Complete satisfaction

Everything went exactly as planned. Timing was precise, reception at Tripadvisor's office was easy and efficient, and we were very glad that our Skip-the-line ticket enabled us to avoid a long slow queue..It was also good value, costing very little more than a regular entry...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cliff260
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile
Beautiful, Cold, & Breathtaking

Versailles is a must!!! The elegance and luxury these people used to live in is just jaw dropping... you get to witness the golden gate in the beginning, to the beds and bedrooms these Kings lived in, all the way to the gardens they roamed...More

2  Thank paintmedaddy
Reviewed 12 December 2018
Versailles Skip the Line

Very convenient. You go to their office (across from the train station; direct train from Paris), get your ticket and the tour guide walks you to Versailles (10 min walk) and gets you in. No lines.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Irene6666
Reviewed 7 October 2018
Tour provides insight into opulance and scale of Chateau

well worth the booking saving queing time and allowed you to view palace and gardens at your liesure . You can set your own pace .When commencing gardens you can hire an electric cart otherwise walking can be tiring for oldies

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank macfam00
Reviewed 20 September 2018
Excellent, great value guided tour.

We did a combined tour of the Palace, queen's private apartments and gardens. Our guide, Claire was wonderful, informative, engaging and fun, she conveyed real interest whilst relentlessly harnessing her group with humour and negotiating the awesome crowds in the Palace itself. All three elements...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Peter C |
Catch the Metro to Pont de Sevres (which is not on strike), one end of line 9, then the 171 Bus. Use 4 x T+ tickets (total €3.60 for the return trip) as they can be used on the bus and the Metro. Buy tickets beforehand and... More