Jewels of Versailles: The Legendary Palace & Gardens

About this activity

Audio tour and entrance ticket
Audio tour in English
Route length: 4 km
Duration 2h 30m - 3h
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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  • Explore Château de Versailles with this comprehensive in-app audio-tour
  • Take a walk through the King's and Queen's Apartments and admire the iconic Hall of Mirrors
  • Discover the amazing fountains at the Gardens of Versailles
  • Get to know what a day in the life of the Sun King – Louis XIV was like
  • Admire incredible art and listen to the stories of 18th century lavish parties and court intrigues
One of the most famous World Heritage Sites in France – the Palace of Versailles amazes its visitors with incredible scale, splendor, beauty and unrivaled opulence. Once the official residence of the French kings, it is now the museum. Explore the Palace of Versailles and its magnificent Gardens with the help of this private self-guided audio tour. At first, visit the palace itself. This tour will introduce you to the most iconic parts of the legendary chateau – the State Apartments. Examine the King’s and Queen’s Bedchambers as well as the emblematic Hall of Mirrors. Hear the stories about the events that took place in each of the room and discover incredible art that adorns the palace. Then, head outside. Admire the masterpiece of Andre Lenotre – the majestic Gardens embellished by incredible fountains and classical statues. Explore the Versailles Orangerie and get to know how all that splendor was created. Listen to the stories about famous inhabitants of the palace such as Louis XIV and Marie-Antoinette along the way. Discover the history of the chateau and immerse yourself into the life of the French Royal Court in the 18th century.

What's included

  • Entrance ticket to the Palace of Versailles
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route with step-by-step navigation through the Palace and Gardens
  • Recommendations on your further activities and places to visit
  • Earphones – please bring your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide
    • The tour is available only on the WeGoTrip app. This is a different app from the source or app you booked the tour if it's not WeGoTrip site or app
    • To ensure the quality of the download, please remember to do so before your visit
    • Please note that there is no staff at the meeting point or staff on site for this tour. You can start the tour at any time from the meeting point
    • An Android version 7.1+ or an iOS smartphone version 12+ is required for the audio guide. You will need around 100 MB of free space for the download
    • All visitors are required to submit to a security check, and a lengthy line can form, which is uncovered, so bring an umbrella if needed.
    • Free tickets can't be booked without a regular ticket.
    • -18s, EU residents -26, school teachers + pass, disabled visitors + carer & French job-seekers get in free (or reduced rate) with valid ID. Select a free ticket or book free tickets alone onsite.
    • If you come by RER, you need to buy a RER ticket and not a metro ticket
    • Pushchairs and metal baby carriers must be deposited at the free luggage storage room
    • Watch out for pickpockets in and around the palace
    • ///If you purchase an audio guide, the voucher will arrive in a separate email
    • Getting There:
    • RER: Line C to Versailles-Château-Rive Gauche
    • SNCF trains from Montparnasse Station: to Versailles-Chantiers
    • SNCF trains from Saint-Lazare Station: to Versailles-Rive Droite
    • Parking: There are several paid car parks inside and outside the Estate. Access is free of charge for disabled visitors' vehicles, upon presentation of supporting documents
    • Show your smartphone ticket at entrance 'A'. During peak times, there could be multiple lines to stagger entry. Check the front of the line for a sign that says the timeslot for entry.
    • Make sure you arrive early to anticipate potential public transport issues. Latecomers won’t be admitted 30 minutes after the selected timeslot
    • Tickets aren't exchangeable
    • Some fountains may be closed or shows may stop earlier than others, please double check exact schedules with an agent upon arrival
    • If you book the last timeslot of the day (2 hours before closing) it is recommended to arrive earlier and visit first the gardens and then go to the palace for your selected timeslot

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
5 Av. de Sceaux
Avenue de Sceaux, 5
Grand Canal
Франция, Версаль

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
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