Our Royals of Versailles tour will allow you to walk in the footsteps of the last French monarchy as you explore the private chambers, magnificent gardens, and private palaces of the Dieudonné family. Discover Marie Antoinette’s secret sanctuary, and see inside King Louis’ magical Hall of Mirrors. Learn how this notorious family ushered in the French revolution and why the glamor surrounding them lives on today.
Kings' Private and Grand Apartments with Versailles Garden Tour Highlights
Itinerary and What to Expect?
Your guide with special access will greet you at the main gates of the Château de Versailles before escorting you to the entrance of the Petit Appartements for your first discovery.
(A detailed map will be provided once the booking is confirmed
As we delve into the hidden past of one of France’s most notorious royals. Explore the private apartments of King Louis, and hear about the secret affairs and royal mysteries that unraveled there. Discover the original pre-revolution furniture, exquisite sculptures, and hand-carved interiors that once entertained the King.
Learn about the notorious Dieudonné family as you wander through the Grand Appartement du Roi. Lose yourself in the magical Hall of Mirrors, adorned with huge crystal chandeliers, bronze gilded archways, and more than 350 ornate mirrors. This magnificent 17th-century gallery tells the story of Louis XIV’s rise to greatness, as depicted in a series of hand-painted ceiling murals.
Retreat Stroll through the Queen’s own botanical gardens, where she sought sanctuary amid the manicured lawns and ornate fountains. (weather depending). Discover the collection of ornate fountains, trickling amid vast landscaped lawns. Discover what life in the Royal Court was really like, as your guide leads you through the sometimes tumultuous history of the estate. Experience a series of stunning fountain shows as you explore the grounds.
Your guide will escort you back to the entrance of Château de Versailles or leave you in the exquisite garden of Versailles.
Private English Speaking Guide
Private Petit Apartment Visit
Skip-the-Line Versailles Estate Passport
All fees and taxes
Transfer from/to Paris
Provided upon request
Frequently Asked Questions
You can reach Versailles via the train RER C (Yellow Line), which takes between 45 minutes to 1 hour or enjoy a private transfer from Paris, which takes 45 minutes.
Yes, we can certainly organise one of our chauffeurs to pick you up from your residence to and from Versailles at an additional charge.
Yes, everyone can access the Palace of Versailles and its estate. However, when it rains and depending on the wheelchair, it may be difficult to stroll through the gravel in the gardens. If you are coming with a stroller, the stroller will be kept at the Palace entrance.
Even though Versailles is always relatively busy. We will organize the tour so you avoid the crowded areas at Versailles as much as possible.
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