Versailles Palace

Versailles Tours From Paris

Paris, the city of love and light, is on every traveler’s to-do list. Neighboring the city is a French icon that resonates well with the glamorous, a la mode history of the French - the Palace of Versailles. Only 16km from the city of Paris, the Palace is a grandiose symbol of the French monarchy, power, and the history of France. 

Today, what was once a royal residence stands as the Museum of the History of France and no trip to Paris is complete without a visit to this grand gateway to a glorified and bloody time in the nation’s history. The tour from Paris to Versailles is a journey that must not be missed as it brings you ever closer to the lives of King Louis XIV and, successively, King Louis XVI and his Queen, Marie Antoinette.

Why Choose a Guided Paris to Versailles Tour?

For an all-encompassing experience, wherein you are privy to the best, guided tours of the Palace of Versailles with tales and legends of the French Monarchy, ease of access to the Hall of Mirrors and State Apartments, and avoiding long queues and skipping straight ahead to the center; opt for a guided tour that is more convenient for visitors. 

Palace of Versailles - Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How far is the Versailles Palace from Paris?

The Château de Versailles is located approximately 12 miles (40 minutes) West of Paris.

Q. What is the best time to visit the Palace of Versailles?
The best time to visit the Palace of Versailles, in terms of lesser crowds, is the low season (1 November to 31 March). During the low months, the hours immediately after opening and before closing for the day are when the crowd is at its thinnest. Anytime between 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM and after 3:00 PM would be perfect for visiting the palace.

Q. What days are the palace and gardens closed on?
The palace and the gardens are open to public every day of the year.

Q. Do guided tours help me save time by skipping the line?
Yes. Similar to skip the line tickets, guided tours too have a dedicated access - Gate B - that is a much shorter line compared to Gate A. At Gate B, the queues are usually only 10-15 minutes long.

Q. Do guided tours come with skip the line access?

Yes. With a guided tour ticket you can enter through a dedicated entry Gate B, and skip past the long waiting times.

Versailles from Paris Tour Options

Skip the Line Palace of Versailles by Train from Paris
Palace of Versailles Priority Access Tour from Paris with Transportation
Skip the Line: Versailles Palace & Gardens Guided Tour from Paris