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★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 5-Excellent
skip the very long line to get in

Gabriella was an excellent guide and was so knowledgeable. She made the tour extra interesting by all her background historical knowledge. I was also impressed how lovely she was towards the children in the group.


★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 5-Excellent
We had the best tour guide!

The tour was great because our guide was exceptional. She was knowledgeable and funny. It was already interesting, but she made it ever more interesting.


★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 5-Excellent
It was a great experience!

Great decision to do this tour, skipping the line is a huge win. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and even more importantly was able to navigate through the crowds like a pro.


★ ★ ★ ★ ☆ 4-Excellent
Audrey was kind and knowledgeable

The only thing that Audrey could have done a little better would have been to begin a history of the palace while we all waited in line.


★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 5-Excellent
Guide was excellent!

Thoroughly enjoyed the tour.


★ ★ ★ ★ ★ 5-Excellent
Tour was great

Excellent guided tour. Our guide Ruben was very efficient and a very interesting and easygoing person.


Versailles from Paris Tours

The tiny dwelling of Versailles is more famous for the Château de Versailles than the village itself. Although the main tourist draw is the Palace of Versailles, which was once an old hunting lodge, a visit to the surrounding areas within the settlement is a must. The urban sprawl of France’s capital, into the region of Île-de-France, has connected Versailles closely with Paris, making it now even more accessible. On a Versailles tour from Paris, you can visit one of the most iconic landmarks near Paris. Don’t miss out!

Book your Versailles Tour; explore one of the wealthiest cities in France!

A full-day tour is the best option for a break from the bustling cosmopolitan capital. On route to Versailles, enjoy the rural landscapes and views of quaint villages. With an experienced guide, highlighting all the main sites and providing historical context for what you are visiting, a tour is the best way to gain a comprehensive understanding of the importance of Versailles.

So, if you are looking for a planned experience, browse through the available products to find the best deal on a Versailles tour from Paris!

Visiting Versailles From Paris: Highlights

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Versailles Tour From Paris: Tips

Quick Facts



Known for

Palace of Versailles

Activity Type

Paris to Versailles Trip

Yearly Visitors

10 Million

High Season

May - July

Currency Required

European Euro

Time Zone

GMT +2:00

Visiting Versailles From Paris: Highlights

  • Paris to Versailles tours allow you to enjoy the tiny village together with the Royal Palace. With an array of things to do and see, including the hall of mirrors and musical fountains shows, there’s no better way to maximize your trip than with a Versailles tour that includes it all.

  • Enter the Palace quicker and catch all the beauty there is to indulge yourself in with skip the line Versailles tickets. See it all with guided tours on a half day trip from Paris.

  • Admire the stunning gardens of the Palace on a small group expert guided tour

  • Enjoy a 3-course lunch near the beautiful Grand Canal as part of your Versailles tour. 

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As you are enjoying the luxurious Château, tiny shops, patisseries, and traditional restaurants, don’t forget to share your impressions with your IG followers!

  • Inside the Palace, admire the 357 mirrors in the breathtaking Hall of Mirrors.
  • Record a video as you wander the charming streets of the town, savoring local pastries.
  • Take a snap of the quaint little houses on Carrés Saint Louis, near the Versailles Cathedral.

To be featured, choose your best snap on your Paris Versailles tour from a place listed above, post it on your IG, and tag #dotravelgram.

Versailles Tour From Paris: Tips

  • Versailles is less crowded than Paris. However, do expect to queue at the Palace of Versailles no matter the time of year. During the high season (May - July), the village is busier than usual. For a relaxed visit, book Versailles tickets online in advance or plan your trip for spring or fall.

  • Although there are public buses and trains that can take you to the village, the most convenient way of getting to Versailles from Paris is to go on a Versailles tour where transportation is covered for you. Enjoy a comfortable ride, an already prepared itinerary, and a guided visit of the Palace of Versailles.

  • Umbrellas, walking sticks, and metal baby carriers are not allowed into the Palace. If you’re on Paris to Versailles bus tour, ask the guide if you can leave these items in the vehicle.

  • For independent travelers, make your own way to Versailles from Paris. Once you’re ready to visit the Château, take an audio guide or, for a more personalized experience, go on one of the Private Palace of Versailles tours. 


How to get to Versailles from Paris?

If you’re wondering how to get to the Palace of Versailles, here are some of the options to consider:

Bus - Travel with route 171, taking you from Pont de Sèvres to Versailles. Journey length is around 30 min.

Train - Depart from any one of the three main train stations in Paris to arrive in Versailles. The Paris to Versailles train time will vary by route and time of day, ranging from 35 minutes to 1 hour.

For those who prefer a hassle-free experience, the best way to get to Versailles from Paris is to go on a Palace of Versailles tour from Paris that includes air-conditioned transportation.

What is the best Versailles tour?

There are many kinds of Versailles guided tours; the best ones include transportation from Paris. If you only have half of the day to spare on a tour from Paris, then a guided tour with priority access is the best option. However, if you plan to go on a full day tour to Versailles from Paris or stay overnight, self-guided audio visits of the top sites are your best bet!

If you still haven’t decided how to get to Versailles from Paris, check out these tours:

- Day trip to Versailles from Paris;

- Private Versailles tour from Paris;

- Giverny and Versailles tours from Paris;

- Palace of Versailles from Paris;

- Versailles tour from Paris by train.

How far is Versailles from Paris?

The distance from Paris to Versailles is around 12 miles (20 kilometers) if counting from the capital’s city center.

Besides the Palace, what else can I see?

Do you want to discover more before heading on a trip from Versailles to Paris? Once you have explored the Versailles historic churches and visited the village, consider sightseeing around these additional sites:

- The Academy of Equestrian Arts;

- The King and Queen’s Grand Trianon Castle;

- Musee Lambinet;

- Marie Antoinette’s Petit Trianon.

Once you’ve discovered all the Versailles sights you’re interested in, check the available Paris tours for more adventure. Have you toured the Eiffel tower, or discovered the underground catacombs? Make sure you didn’t miss a thing once you’re back to the “City of Lights”!

Is Versailles Palace open every day?

The Palace of Versaille opening hours are from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm daily, with the exception of Mondays, when it’s closed.

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