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Guided tour of the King's Private Apartments

From Thursday 02 May to Tuesday 31 December 2024

Every day except Monday

13:15 to 14:45

Friday at 12:45

Exceptionally closed : Wednesday 25 December 2024

From 01 January to 30 April(every year)

Tuesday, Friday, Saturday

13:15 to 14:45

Departure times and dates may vary. Possible departure times: 12:45 or 13:15. Duration of the guided tour: 1h30.

Location : Château de Versailles

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Place d'Armes
78000
Versailles
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Latitude : 48.803294
Longitude : 2.126004
Office de Tourisme et des Congrès de Versailles Grand Parc
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Location
Château de Versailles
Place d'Armes
78000
Versailles

Presentation

NEW OFFER: Immerse yourself in the elegance of Versailles and in the private lives of the kings
Discover a Palace wing full of history and solely accessible on a guided tour. Enjoy the tour and unravel outstanding stories and places. Explore the room where Mozart played a private concert for the king or the one where Louis XVI hosted Benjamin Franklin when he offered his support for the American Independence.

During the 1:30 visit into the intimate lives of these emblematic figures, discover the secrets of French history that took place out of the public eye and learn about the life of the court of Versailles.

These remarkable spaces, true symbols of French refinement and 18th-century taste are only accessible with a guide. This tour is therefore calm, away from the crowd and conducted by a tour-guide especially chosen by the Versailles Tourist and Convention Office.

Included with your ticket for this exclusive guided tour, enjoy a free self-guided access to the magnificent Grands Apartments and the famous Hall of Mirrors, the jewel in the crown of the Palace of Versailles. Marvel at the opulence and grandeur that characterised the palace in its heyday. You won’t even need to queue!

Then stroll through the gardens, its different groves and admire the grand canal.

Do not miss this extraordinary opportunity to experience the elegance and splendor of Versailles. Book your visit now for €55 and live an astounding experience in an exclusive place of the palace of Versailles.

From end of March to end of October, complete your discovery by adding your ticket to the Gardens of the Palace of Versailles, for just €10 more. Marvel at the fountains dancing to the rhythm of baroque music. This experience will transport you in the heart of André Le Nôtre's gardens.

To ensure a seamless experience, the guided tour will be conducted in English

THIS INCLUDES
Guided visit in English, in the King's private apartments with a small group
Commentaries by a professional guide chosen by the Versailles Tourist and Convention Office
Fast access to the rest of the Palace of Versailles, including the Grands Apartments and the Hall of Mirrors after the guided tour
Access to the French Gardens of the Palace of Versailles (from 29th March to 31st October 2024 : additional €10 on Musical Gardens days and Musical Fountain Shows days)

THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE
Entry to the Trianon Estate
Entry to the Night Fountain Show, on Saturday night (from mid-June to mid-September)
Food and drinks ― Read of Restaurants Guide, here

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Tarifs

From April to October: possibility of adding a ticket for the Gardens of the Château de Versailles for €10/person
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Discover a Palace wing full of history and solely accessible on a guided tour. Enjoy the tour and unravel outstanding stories and places. Explore the room where Mozart played a private concert for the king or the one where Louis XVI hosted Benjamin ...