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Half Day Audio Guided Tour of the Palace of Versailles with Priority Access

Half Day Audio Guided Tour of the Palace of Versailles with Priority Access

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£63.03 per Adult

About Product

Product Code: PRN7

Duration: 05:00:00

Description

The Palace of Versailles was once residence of three French kings, Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI, their courts, and the French government from 1682 to 1789. It has been listed on the UNESCO's World Heritage site for over 30 years and is considered to be one of the most beautiful achievements in French art. Palace of Versailles On arrival to the palace, explore the majesty of the Palace of Versailles and its most beautiful rooms. The palace's Baroque architecture, extravagant decorations, art work and furniture were all created by skilled craftsmen. Guide commentary will be played through individual headsets. Covering an area of over 721000 sq. feet, the Palace of Versailles has more than 700 rooms. Your guide will take you straight inside the palace with your priority access tickets. Enjoy the beautiful rooms; the Kings and Queens Apartments, the bedroom of Marie Antoinette and the seven elegant salons The Hercules Salon, The Abundance Salon, The Venus Salon, The Diana Salon, The Apollo Salon, The Mars Salon and The Mercury Salon, each dedicated to a different god.


Explore the Hall of Mirrors, a massive room that has a 40-foot ceiling. It is about 240 feet long and 34 feet wide. On one wall around 357 mirrors stretch from the floor to the ceiling and on the opposite wall, 17 large glass doors offer breathtaking views of Versailles' sprawling gardens. The Hall of Mirrors was designed to include three key themes political achievements, economic achievements and artistic achievement, as directed by Louis XVI.


Palace of Versailles Gardens - After your visit to the palace, you can explore the beautiful formal gardens at your own pace. There are about 200 statues, fountains flower beds, ponds and trees. We recommend lunch at the La Petite Venise restaurant, located on the grounds of the Palace and overlooking the Grand Canal.


Audio Guide Available in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish

Highlights

  • Entrance to the Hall of Mirrors and the Royal Apartments included
  • Enjoy a half day trip to the Palace of Versailles by luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Explore the beautiful gardens of the Palace at your own pace
  • An Audio Self-guided tour informing all about the history of the palace

Inclusions

  • Ticket for the Palace of Versailles and its gardens (except on certain dates for the gardens)
  • Palace of Versailles audio guide
  • Priority Access Tour
  • Transport to and from Paris by luxury air-conditioned coach

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Admission to Gardens on certain dates as mentioned above
  • Anything which is not mentioned above
  • Hotel Transfers

Know Before You Book

  • Strollers are not permitted inside the palace
  • Photography without flash is permitted inside the palace
  • Access to the palace is challenging for those with reduced mobility

Know Before You Go

  • We strongly advise against high-heeled shoes
  • Please exchange your voucher (printed/digital) at the meeting point

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Location & Meeting Points

  • Paris

    Paris

Operated By :Paris City Vision

From

£63.03 per Adult

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