Unveil Versailles: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of Hidden Gems

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 5.5km
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Duration 1h 30m
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Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
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Tour preview

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  • Embark on the In-App Audio Tour and unlock royal secrets
  • Admire the masterful illusions of Le Nôtre's grand design
  • Discover Pluto's tale at the drama-filled Wood of the Colonnade
  • Feel the romance in the Wood of Apollo's Baths through statuary
  • Trace Louis XIV's footsteps around the majestic Pool of Neptune
Dive into the symbolism and splendor of the erstwhile royal domain with this in-depth Self-Guided Audio Tour of the Palace of Versailles' Gardens. Designed specifically for history buffs and first-time visitors, this tour promises an engaging stroll through grand avenues and hidden groves, unraveling the mysteries of Louis XIV's opulent vision. Starting from the Court of Princes, you embark on a journey that winds through the lush greenery and stunning sculptures theatrical fountain spectacles dotting the landscape. The trail draws you along a carefully curated pathway from the grandeur of the South wing, past Apollo's Baths, towards the Grand Canal's deceptive vistas, culminating at the Neptune Basin's aquatic display. Noteworthy highlights along the route include the dramatic Diana the Huntress, the symbolic Latona Fountain, and intricate topiaries. Step into the tale of seasonal deities at ornate fountains and pause at the majestic Bosquet de la Colonnade. Your adventure closes near the Palace, leaving you with images of Apollo's chariot, the poignant family reunion of mythic deities, and the climactic Neptune's dramatic water show. As you unravel the Sun King's strategic opulence, each step takes you deeper into a blend of grandiose design and subtle messaging, for a memorable Versailles experience.

What's included

  • Downloadable self-guided audio tour via the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Earphones are not included — please bring your own
  • Tickets to the attractions along the way are not included

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Entrance Arches
End tour & Bonus
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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