Palace of Versailles and Gardens Bike Tour Instant Confirmation
Take a bike tour to the Palace of Versailles while you're in Paris, its a great option to explore the vast garden with tree-lined paths and canals. You can also enjoy a picnic in the Chateau Gardens!
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Take a tour of Versailles with a difference - its the best way to see the whole Versailles' gardens plus you'll get to see highlights of Versailles that most visitors miss, including Marie Antoinette's country-style Hameau, the Petit Trianon and the Grand Trianon. You'll also enjoy a picnic by the Grand Canal then take a tour of the Palace of Versailles.
- Duration: 8 hour(s)
- Available: Sun, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
- Pick-up: Not available
- Inclusion: Admission / English-speaking guide / RER ticket to Versailles
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Schedule & Location
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09:00 Check-in and meet your guide
Transfer to Versailles by trainAfter meeting at your guide in Paris you will ride your bicycles to the nearest RER station for a quick train trip to Versailles!
Picnic in the gardenOnce at Versailles, your first stop is Versailles market to buy baguettes, cheese, ham, wine or whatever you desire for your picnic later in the Chateau’s gardens.
Cycling tour in VersaillesSpend your day riding through the tree-lined gardens and near the Grand Canal. The average Versailles tourist doesn't realise that they can only visit a small fraction of the gardens on foot. You will see it all!
Hall of MirrorsUsed by King Louis XIV as the place to welcome important guests (and also for opulent parties). Also the site of the signing of the Treaty of Versailles in 1919 that officially ended World War I.
Chateau GardensThe world-famous gardens are alone worth the trip. We spend most of our day in the outer gardens and along the Grand Canal. These are only enjoyed on a bicycle and are virtually impossible to see on foot. Our guests typically enjoy the gardens even more than the Chateau itself.
The ChateauOriginally the royal hunting lodge. King Louis XIV moved his court officially to Versailles in 1682 and it became the seat of the French government and monarchy. The Château housed the royal family until 1789 when Revolutionaries forced them to return to Paris.
Grand & Petit TrianonsBuilt by Kings Louis XIV and XV respectively, they offer a fantastic view into the original Versailles. Each is located in the exterior gardens, away from the Chateau. Charles de Gaulle had an office in the Grand Trianon after World War II.
17:00 Return to Paris
- The tour is operated rain or shine. Rain ponchos available for €1(refunded if not used).
- Smaller mountain bikes, trailers, and baby seats available for children.
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- Any cancellations made after 09:00 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.