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“anna maria”(17 reviews)
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Our agency, Hidden Gems, specializes in private guided tours of the Palace of Versailles, with our team of friendly and highly knowledgeable guides and private drivers. You’ll have your own personal guide, together with your own chauffeur-driven car...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
78000, Versailles, France
+33 6 47 50 81 53
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All reviews anna maria half day tour our tour guide dropped off hidden gems tour highly recommend this tour mercedes van excellent tour picked up from our hotel professional driver nice driver great company great car comfortable car perfect guide lovely half day highlight of our trip
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to Paris, the place we wanted to visit most was the Palace of Versailles, I had booked a private tour with Hidden Gems a few weeks before we flew to Paris, it was so easy to book online any questions...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

My husband and I recently went to Paris and booked a tour with hidden gems for a full day. Our tour guide was Pauline and she was amazing. From the pick up at our apartment, to the drive over, her extensive knowledge of the history...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Our amazing tour started from the moment we were picked up from our hotel by our Guide Lorenzo and Private car with driver (both immaculately presented). We felt and were treated like true VIP's+++. Lorenzo's knowledge was so amazingly extensive. As we drove from Paris...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

Anna Maria made a full day tour of Versailles worth every penny and every minute. I was not expecting such an inspirational trip, having been before and retouring primarily for my husband. But Anna Maria's knowledge and insight truly brought the prerevolutionary era and what...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank FamilyTravelers465
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Hidden Gems Tours is well worth every penny! Our guide, Anna Maria, was a delight. She knows the history of France and the monarchy as an expert. She is also great company. Every detail of our tour was taken care of - from the time...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

We had a fantastic day! Our guide, Lorenzo, did a wonderful job guiding us through the day at a perfect pace. The lunch spot selected for us was lovely and the food was delicious. I definitely recommend hiring Paris to Versailles and I will definitely...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

If you are thinking about booking this trip, do it. I’m a big history buff and walking through Versailles with a private tour guide was just excellent. Our tour guide, Lorenzo, was wonderful. His insights into Versailles were outstanding. Now let’s talk about seeing the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Xavier F, Gérant at Hidden Gems Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you very much for your kind words. You choose our tour « the Hidden doors » which enables to semi-privatize the space at Versailles. That s true that all the team (drivers, guides and staff at office) work hard to provide a great service. And it...More

Reviewed 15 June 2018

Overwhelming - so much to look at from the ceilings to the floors! Don't miss the gardens and fountains. Be sure to purchase tickets in advance - otherwise, you will wait in a LONG line. If you have timed tickets - go to the left...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Xavier F, Propriétaire at Hidden Gems Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Good afternoon Grispe, I guess you put your review in the wrong place. Our company provides private guided tours to Versailles palace with tickets with direct access ONLY. Without using the service of a company, even if you buy your tickets online you will have...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018

Lorenzo was our guide and he was GREAT!!! He was very knowledgeable of the Palace and its history as to be expected but also was very good at keeping you engaged in the experience. I have done the normal private tour and this one was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

This was by far our favorite tour during our week in Paris. Lorenzo (our guide) was amazing and demonstrated a real breadth of knowledge that we did not find with any other guide service. His knowledge of history, art and architecture combined to make for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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26 September 2018|
Response from 777xavierf | Property representative |
Good afternoon Becky, A visit in January is very different from a visit during the spring or the Summer. The good point is that it is much less crowded. It enables you to get a comfortable visit with the insurance that you... More
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22 September 2018|
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Response from 777xavierf | Property representative |
Thank you Wendy for your help, it is very kind. Yes the price list is on the website. The price depends on the number of people. If you send me an email, I'll be pleased to help you. Best Xavier
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16 August 2018|
Response from 777xavierf | Property representative |
Good morning, We have 2 websites. As a private customer, you can book directly online via our website. Tripadvisor doesn’t allow us to write the full url but you can find us easily on paristoversailles(dash)com
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