One-day tour to discover on your own the National Estate of the Palace of Versailles. From the royal palace to the Trianons and to the Queen’s Hamlet, walking through the fabulous park, the history of the kings of France open its secrets for you.
Arrive at the centrally located office in the morning to get your tickets and go onboard of a comfortable bus that will deliver you to the Versailles Palace! [readmore]
Once you are in Versailles. You will dive into the heart of the History of France and discover the life led by the reigning monarch. The map provided with the pass will help you find your way around the estate and not to lose anything of your interest! Walk through the King’s main state apartments, each room bearing the name of a god. You will see the Queen’s apartments that were recently restored and that were mainly occupied by Marie-Antoinette. The pass will allow you to enter whenever you want!
Be amazed by the works of art, the period furniture and the wealth of the Palace. Don’t miss the majestic Hall of Mirrors that offers a splendid view over the gardens. Its decoration helps you imagine the receptions that the Queen could have organized in this incredible place.
You can have a break for lunch in the wonderful French-style gardens, either having a picnic in one of the authorized places or sitting in one of the restaurants located within the National Estate of Versailles. Then you will admire the groves and flowerbeds decorated with a wide variety of flowers, you will walk through the groves, stop in front of the wonderful fountains and walk along the canal until Marie-Antoinette estate. You will discover this place where the queen used to retreat and liked to live in a farmer style. She also used to welcome her hosts there.
Then you can continue your walk visiting the Petit and Grand Trianon, the two buildings hidden at the end of the Palace gardens. While the Grand Trianon was considered as Louis XIV’s residence, the Petit Trianon was dedicated to Marie-Antoinette. If you finish your visit earlier, you will be able to walk around the lovely city of Versailles and then to meet your group on the parking of the Palace to go back to our Louvre agency around 6 pm.