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Versailles Palace and Gardens with Gourmet Lunch by Chef Ducasse

Highlights
  • Visit the Palace of Versailles with your guide and learn of 18th-century royal life
  • Included 3-course gourmet lunch with wine inside the palace
  • Entrance fees and round-trip train travel from central Paris included
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Versailles Palace and Gardens with Gourmet Lunch by Chef Ducasse
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8.15 AM DepartureMost Popular
Tour departs at 8:15am. Includes lunch.
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Petit Trianon Upgrade, 8.15 AM
Tour departs at 8:15 am. Combine your visit to the Palace of Versailles and Gardens with a 3-course gourmet lunch and tour of the Petit Trianon.
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Tour departs at 9.00 am. Includes lunch.
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Overview

The Palace of Versailles is one of France’s top attractions, and widely considered the jewel in Paris’ crown. On this tour, explore the palace and grounds with your guide and gain insight into royal life in 18th-century France. The tour includes entrance fee, round-trip travel from central Paris, and a 3-course gourmet lunch with wine at the palace. You can upgrade to visit Marie Antoinette’s Petit Trianon.

What to Expect

Meet your escort in central Paris in the morning, and take the 30-minute public train journey to Versailles to meet your palace guide. Then, head inside to begin your tour.

Explore the beautiful hallways and state rooms, and follow in the footsteps of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette in the Hall of Mirrors. Along the way, your guide shares details of 18th century life in the palace.

Afterward, step onto the palace grounds and continue your visit in the gardens. Admire the manicured flower beds and lawns, and perhaps catch the Musical Fountain Show (depending on visiting time).

The tour is followed by a 3-course lunch with wine inside the palace.

To further explore the area, upgrade your tour to include a visit to the Petit Trianon—Marie Antoinette’s rural retreat deep in the palace grounds.

Your tour ends with a return via public train to your starting point in central Paris.

Reviews (17)
1 - 5 of 9 reviews
Reviewed September 26, 2018
Well worth the dollars $

First and foremost, our tour Guide, Rafael, was a Delightful young Girl. She met us at on time and ensured we all traveled in the same Train car to Versailles. Upon Arrival, she quickly made our entrance into the Palace, where hundreds of others were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David C
SiobhanP163, Guest Relations Manager at Memories DMC France, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Many thanks for your kind review! It makes us very happy to read how much you enjoyed your tour at Versailles, and that you really were able to benefit from the full experience, and a delicious lunch! We would be very glad to see you...More

Reviewed July 27, 2018
What a fabulous day!

Hervé was the most amazing guide. We were delayed by a hold up in ticket distribution by the Palace administration and he coped brilliantly, relating fascinating stories about Versailles and sharing his incredible knowledge of its history. He is a champion of Marie-Antoinette and offered...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Elizabeth M
Siobhan P, Guest Relations Manager at Memories DMC France, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018

Many thanks for your review! We are delighted to read that you enjoyed your day at Versailles, and that you were able to discover the beautiful Petit Trianon and Hamlet of Marie Antoinette, also one of my absolute favourites places to visit. It really helps...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018
The Perfect Day

I traveled with my boyfriend and this tour was perfect. We skipped ahead of the long lines, had a very small tour group and got our own private tour of the le petit trianon. Our guide was engaged, enthusiastic and knowledgeable. Highly recommend!More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MCrawley
Siobhan P, Guest Relations Manager at Memories DMC France, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Thank you for leaving us a review and for your recommendation. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your tour of Versailles and the Petit Trianon, and seeing the title of your review especially gives us great pleasure! If we have contributed to...More

Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile
Excellent Private Tour & Lunch

This tour was the highlight of our trip. Our guide, Harve, was great, personable, and very knowledgeable. It was very easy to get to Versailles and back to Paris with the tour. The restaurant was excellent. We did the Petit Trianon tour afterwards, and Harve...More

Thank tamlab2
Siobhan P, Guest Relations Manager at Memories DMC France, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2018

Thank you very much for your review and recommendation. We are very glad to hear that you took the whole day tour and that you enjoyed all the different parts of it! It's one of our favorite days and we are always so pleased when...More

Reviewed April 15, 2018
Wonderful Time!

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our tour of Versailles and the nice lunch afterwards! Our tour guide was knowledgeable and passionate about French history which made the tour more exciting. You could feel the guide's genuine excitement about what he was teaching us; the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Miranda B
Siobhan P, Guest Relations Manager at Memories DMC France, responded to this reviewResponded April 17, 2018

Thank you very much for your review. We are very glad to hear that you particularly enjoyed the private rooms at Versailles, and we were very happy to be able to take you in there for a special visit - it's great when a good...More

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steelvegas
September 5, 2018|
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Response from Elizabeth M | Reviewed this property |
As it was part of the full day tour, we were delivered to the restaurant and given a pick up time. I think we were there for about an hour and our guide was waiting for us as we walked out.
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Waco1111
July 9, 2018|
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Response from MCrawley | Reviewed this property |
I believe it was a three course meal with wine. The lunch was prefix so you could chose from a few options. We both got different items and they were both amazing.
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