Magnificent Versailles: Marvels of the Fabled Palace

About this activity

Audio tour and entrance ticket
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2 km
Duration 2h - 2h 30m
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  • Explore the Palace of Versailles with this insightful self-guided audio-tour
  • Take a walk through the King's and Queen's Apartments and admire the iconic Hall of Mirrors
  • Hear stories about the extravagant lifestyle of the Sun King — Louis XIV
  • Be amazed by the stunning interiors and immerse yourself into the life of the French Royal Court
  • Plan your visit and don't worry about the admission: tickets are included
Château de Versailles was built to amaze. Having more than 2300 rooms, the majestic palace is renowned for its incredible architecture and lavish décor. For over a century it served as the official residence of the French kings. Once a focal point of the European life, it is now a museum. Explore one of the most famous palaces in the world guided by this private in-app audio tour. The tour will introduce you to the most iconic parts of the palace – the State Apartments. Stroll through the enfilade of rooms filled with incredible art and listen to the stories about the events that took place in each of the salon. Examine the King’s Bedchamber, the throne room and the emblematic Hall of Mirrors and be impressed by their unrivaled opulence and grandeur. Discover the history of the chateau and learn about its famous inhabitants such as Louis XIV and Marie-Antoinette. Get to know the elaborate rituals and notorious etiquette of the French royal court and dive into the life at Versailles in the 18th century. Admire the beauty and splendor of the Versailles Palace at your own pace.

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
  • Recommendations on your further activities and places to visit
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • Audio tour of the Versailles Gardens
  • 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. This cannot be skipped, and a lengthy line can form at peak times. The line is uncovered, so bring an umbrella if the weather threatens rain.
    • People under 18, EU residents under 26, school teachers, disabled visitors with a carer, and French job-seekers can get in for free with a valid ID
    • If you come by RER, you need to buy an RER ticket and not a Metro one
    • Please note that a fee must be paid on Fountains Shows & Musical Gardens days to access the gardens
    • 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 the entrance 'A'
    • Make sure you arrive early to anticipate potential public transport issues. Latecomers won’t be admitted 30 minutes after the selected timeslot
    • Tickets are not exchangeable

Places you will visit

Statue of Louis XIV
Avenue de Sceaux, 5
Garden of Versailles
Франция, Versailles

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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Traveller
April 2024
5
It was great! I love it!
Anna
April 2024
5
A real journey back to the time of kings and queens! That was a wonderful experience, I really enjoyed exploring the beautiful Versailles Palace with the audio guide. It was full of fascinating details, captivating tales, and a voice narration was also pleasant.

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