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Versailles from Paris Skip the Line Behind the Scenes Tour with Secret Room

Versailles VIP tour

Go behind closed doors and discover a new side of Versailles! Enjoy your reserved entry to the hidden rooms, and either a visit into Royal Chapel or Opera House, all closed to the general public.

  • Versailles VIP tour
  • Hall of Mirrors, Versailles, France
  • Versailles VIP tour
  • Versailles VIP tour
  • Versailles VIP tour
  • Versailles VIP tour
  • Versailles VIP tour
Meet your tour guide at the famous Trocadero area opposite the Eiffel Tower and depart to the Versailles Palace in a comfortable coach. Skip the Lines, pass secret doors and get exclusive access to areas not open to the general public: the Royal Private Apartments and unseen rooms of Versailles, with access either to the Opera House or the Private Chapel. Visit the general access areas of the Versailles Palace such as the Kingss State Apartments, the Queens' Apartments and the Hall of Mirrors. Then, enjoy a guided visit of Versailles Gardens before having some free time to explore further on your own. On Tuesdays from April to November, do not miss the Musical Fountains or the Musical Gardens Shows held at the Versailles Gardens.
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Schedule & Location
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  • Check-out
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Starting time: 08:15 09:45
Starting time: 08:15 09:45
  • 08:00 Check-in in front of the Palais Chaillot at the Trocadero
  • 08:15 Travel to Versailles by Coach
    Enjoy convenient coach transportation from Paris to Versailles in a small group of 25 people or fewer.
  • Exclusive Access to the Royal Private Apartments
    Versailles VIP tour Your Versailles Palace skip-the-line access takes you straight to a reserved entrance. From there, take your first steps into the hidden world of the King’s private apartments. Feel like you are miles away from the throngs of tourists, unaware of the existence of these concealed rooms.
  • Life as a Royal
    Versailles VIP tour Discover how the royalty went about their daily lives as your local guide gives you insights and fascinating stories. With such restricted access today, these apartments remain as lavishly furnished as they would have been.
  • Exclusive Access to the Versailles Palace Opera House or the Private Chapel
    Versailles VIP tour Access either the Royal Opera or the Royal Chapel depending on the schedule. At the end of your visit, go through a hidden door into the public apartments where the tourists are.
  • Versailles Palace Main Apartments and Hall of Mirrors
    Versailles VIP tour Once in the general access areas, visit the Kings' Apartments, the Queen's Apartments, the famous Hall of Mirrors and more!
  • Versailles Gardens Guided Tour and Free time
    Versailles VIP tour Enjoy a guided stroll through the magnificent gardens. At the end of the visit, be free to wander and explore at your leisure or enjoy the musical fountain or the musical garden shows at the Versailles gardens (Tuesdays only from April to November).
  • 11:30 Departure from Versailles
    Board a coach for your transport back to the Architecture Museum. Enjoy the rest of the day in the bustling city of Paris.
  • 12:15 Tour Ends at Palais Chaillot at the Trocadero
    • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Due to increased security measures, the size of bags that can be brought inside may be restricted. To avoid disruptions or possible denied entry, please avoid bringing large purses, bags, or backpacks on your tour.
    • Walking shoes
Additional Note(s)
    • The guides will be wearing blue polo shirts or jackets at the meeting point for easy recognition.
    • Non-flash photography is permitted throughout the tour.
    • Tickets for the Musical Fountains Show or Musical Gardens are added automatically to the price when running. When not running, a standard guided tour of the gardens is provided.
    • Some parts of Versailles may be temporarily closed for renovation works. If this occurs, these portions will be substituted with other important rooms depending on the day of your visit.
    • Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' access.
    • Please note that Musical Gardens and Fountain show may be subject to last-minute schedule changes that is beyond the activity provider's control.
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The tour guide has full discretion to refuse service to customers based on attire, behavior, physical fitness and condition.
    • Please arrive at your check-in location 15 minutes prior to the start time.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 25.
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Should I book my Versailles tickets or tours in advance?
  • It is strongly recommended to book in advance in order to avoid the long lines at the Versailles Palace ticket office.
When does the Musical Fountains Show take place?
  • The Musical Fountains Show at Versailles Palace gardens takes place from April 4th to November 1st 2020 from 10:00 to 19:00.
    Operation days:
    - On Tuesdays from May 19th to June 23rd 2020
    - On Saturdays and Sundays from April 4th to November 1st 2020
    - On some additional dates (April 10th, May 8th and 21st, July 14th 2020)
When does the Musical Garden Show take place?
  • On Tuesdays from April 7th to May 12th 2020 and from June 30th to October 27th 2020 (except on July 14th, day of Musical Fountains Show)
    Thue Musical Garden Show take place on Fridays from April 3rd to October 30th 2020 (except Fridays April 10th and May 8th, days of Musical Fountains Show) from 10:00 to 19:00
Is there a left luggage service at Versailles Palace?
  • Yes, there is a free left luggage at Versailles Palace.
    Push chairs, metal baby carriers and the likes must be deposited at the free left luggage.
Can I see the Musical Fountains Show with this tour if my tour date coincides with the Musical Fountains show dates?
  • Yes, this tour includes access to the Musical Fountain Show.
Can I see the Musical Garden Show with this tour if my tour date coincides with the Musical Garden show dates?
  • Yes, this tour includes access to the Musical Garden Show.
Which areas of the Versailles Palace will I be able to visit during this tour?
  • - The Palace of Versailles that includes The Gallery of the History of the Palace, the Royal Chapel, the King's State Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors, the Appartement du Roi (the Council Room, the King’s bedchamber etc.), the Gallery of Battles and the Mesdames' Apartments.
    - Exclusive areas of the Palace of Versailles closed to the public such as the Private Apartments of the Kings, Marie Antonoinette Private Apartments, Private Apartments of the daughters of Louis XV or the Apartments of the King's favourite ladies,
    - The temporary exhibitions held in the Palace of Versailles
    - The Versailles Gardens even on Musical Fountain Shows or Musical Gardens days and the Park of Versailles
    - The Coach Gallery
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 18:30 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.


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