During our Versailles private guided tour you will discover the splendid palace built by King Louis XIV also known as the Sun King. For more than a century from 1682 to the year of the French Revolution in 1789 Versailles remained the center of royal power. Located only 12 miles from Paris Versailles is a must-see for any tourist visiting France. Your guide will show you the palace most beautiful rooms, halls and royal apartments. After visiting the palace a short walk in the gardens will follow.
This guided tour of Versailles is ideal for the first-comers. Let’s pay a visit to the King’s and Queen’s Grand Apartments. This is where Versailles court life was held. Richly decorated, the Grand Apartments impress the visitors with their sumptuous ceilings, marbles, stucco, paintings and sculptures. The most incredible of all is the amazing Hall of Mirrors which will certainly leave you breathless. For many the Hall of Mirrors is the reason to visit Versailles. During centuries it has been considered as the most beautiful hall in the world, and you will certainly see why. While visiting the Hall of Mirrors you will also enjoy one of the most spectacular views on the royal gardens.
After the palace guided tour, let’s move to the gardens. Obviously, it is impossible to visit all the 800 hectares of the domain. But we selected for you the most beautiful paths, perspectives, terraces and groves in order to fully appreciate the genius of André le Notre, the king’s gardener. On weekends from April to October you can also enjoy Versailles fountains show.
For this tour you can choose between going to Versailles by public transport such as a suburb RER train, taking a taxi or booking our private driver. If you would like to extend your visit to a full day excursion choose our combined Giverny and Versailles private guided tour.