One of the best well known château in the world.
I am a fully qualified French Tourist Guide, accredited by the French government, Ministry of Tourism, and so allowed to be your guide inside the château of Versailles.
Versailles was built in the XVII° c. and thanks to Louis XIV France became renowned all around the world. In the XVII c. France was to become not only a great economic power but was also to begin the start of an era of great prosperity in which arts flourished.
Versailles at the forefront of developments in French architecture, furniture and fashion, was to inspire many countries throughout the world.
Allow me to lead you through the history and the daily life of Versailles in the XVII th and XVIII th c. .
For me to be able to guide you inside the châteaut it is important to make a booking with the Château de Versailles.
We shall try to get one once the booking through ToursbyLocals is made. The earlier you book, the easiest is to get the day and hour you prefer.
CLOSE ON MONDAY
It takes from 1/2 to 1 hour to get from Paris to Versailles by train.
During the visit, not only you can enjoy the grandiose ensemble of Versailles Palace, symbol of the King's Power and of the artistic and culturel french influence all around the world, that owns its existence principally to Louis XIV, but you can also appreciate the magnificent gardens that is a real piece of art.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 5 hours
If you are interested to do a whole day, château and Trianons, this is possible to organize; it would take around 7 hrs to 8 hrs.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
26 euros - / 18 euros : entrance ticket to château and Trianons - 8 euros : tickets for the gardens (on Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday from Easter to the end of October) and the train's ticket 8 euros.
To get the booking with Versailles, you have to pay the equivalent of 2 entrances at least. The rest depends on the number of the clients.
If you cancel, they don't refund, in this case you will have to pay me back what I paid to get the booking.
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Great guide...very knowledgeable and interesting. My grandchildren said they learned a lot! Well worth the money...we skipped the long lines and got right in! I highly recommend Veronica!
A Carol McKinney