Ville de Versailles: Exploring the Surroundings of the Great Palace

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 5 km
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Duration 1h 30m
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Discover what Versailles has to offer besides the great palace with this in-app audio tour
  • Feel like a guest of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette wedding as you stroll past the Royal Opera
  • Walk into the garden where you can literally smell the Royal Versaille
  • Learn how the Sun-King turned a hunting lodge into his own palace
  • Admire opulent classical buildings, majestic churches, and grand squares
This in-app audio tour will guide you around the city of Versailles, and will show you that this place has a lot to offer besides the great palace. Meandering through the serene and enchanting streets of Versailles, you will discover a town intricately intertwined with the grandeur of the palace. Along the way, you'll encounter splendid churches, such as Cathedral of St Louis, picturesque parks, such as the Balbi Park, the exquisite king's garden, or Potager du Roi, and a myriad of other captivating sights. You will learn how the small town evolved into a magnificent royal residence thanks to the Sun-King and will see the Royal Opera where he got married to Marie-Antoinette. While the tour commences at the Regional Express Network (RER) railway station, feel free to embark from any point that piques your interest. Spanning across 13 captivating attractions, your expedition culminates at the magnificent edifice of the City Hall. Prepare to be enlightened not only about the iconic palace of Versailles but also about the vast tapestry of French history that unfolds throughout this immersive experience. Gain a fresh perspective on the centerpiece attraction while delving into the broader context of France's rich historical narrative.

What's included

  • Downloadable multimedia audio tour on WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Offline functionality, audio narration, photos, and written text explanations
  • Tip on a free museum and other interesting attractions
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Versailles Chateau Rive Gauche Railway Station
Avenue du Général de Gaulle, 5
City Hall of Versailles
Avenue de Paris, 4
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
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