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Skip the Line Versailles Food & Palace Bike Tour

Highlights
  • Skip long lines with easy access to Versailles
  • Bike through the town, enjoy a picnic, and tour the Château
  • Licensed bilingual guides are experts in French history
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Skip the Line Versailles Food & Palace Bike Tour
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Skip the Line Versailles Food & Palace Bike Tour
$149.92
Overview
Skip the lines with prepaid admission to Versailles. Begin by exploring the scenic town on a bike tour, sample crêpes and wine, stop at a farmer’s market, and enjoy a picnic lunch on the banks of the canal. Ride through the palace gardens and listen to scandalous stories about the royal family. Bypass the line and enter the Château to tour its ornate state rooms, bedrooms, and Hall of Mirrors.
What to Expect

This tour is run with the belief that the best way to truly experience the Château and 2,000 acres of breath-taking royal gardens is with a perfect combination of quality bikes, small groups, licensed guides, wine & delicous food.

To escape the hustle and bustle of the city we take the train to Versailles, then hop on bikes to explore our beautiful town, to eat crêpes, wine taste & shop like locals for a French picnic lunch. Our bikes are super comfortable and easy to ride, so you can cover more ground & see what most travellers miss. We then ride through the breath-taking Royal Gardens, admire Louis' fountains, indulge in French market treats whilst hearing all the gossip & scandalous tales of the French Revolution & Royal Family. 

The story of Versailles is full of personalities, from a high heel wearing, ballet dancing Sun King, & Marie Antoinette, to the legend that was Napoleon. Meanwhile, this is no dull history lecture! All our guides are licensed, really know their stuff, have a masters in French history, native English speakers and lots of fun. Our Qualifications also enable us to skip the lines & guide you inside the Château. 

Having worked up an appetite we then lay out our authentic French picnic lunch by the Grand Canal, overlooking the spectacular Château. There is no better place to sip wine & relax in the sun! Post picnic we Skip the Line to explore the Château State Rooms, King's bedroom & famous Hall of Mirrors.

Be prepared to taste local food & picnic like a royal in the sun! If you are looking for a unique experience, out of the city, away from hoards of tourists, and want to make the most of your time in Versailles- look no further than this day trip!

We look forward to showing you one of our favourite places! 

GOOD TO KNOW:

  • START TIME: 7:50AM
  • MEETING POINT: Cafe Le Paris Montparnasse
  • TOUR DURATION: 8 HOURS (APPROX)
  • CHÂTEAU ENTRY AND SKIP THE LINE ACCESS INCLUDED
  • RETURN TRAIN TICKETS INCLUDED
  • OUR  BIKES ARE LOCATED IN VERSAILLES (so you won’t have to worry about wrestling them on and off the train)
  • A GREAT DAY FOR ALL AGES (bikes of all sizes & kids bikes available)

 TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

  • SHOP AT A FRENCH FARMER'S MARKET (VOTED BEST PARIS REGION MARKET 2018)
  • RIDE THE ROYAL FOREST & EXPANSIVE GROUNDS
  • EXPLORE THE ROYAL GARDENS & FOUNTAINS
  • DISCOVER MARIE ANTOINETTE’S HAMLET & THE TRIANONS 
  • PICNIC ALONG THE GRAND CANAL
  • ENJOY PREMIER GUIDING OF THE GARDENS & INSIDE CHÂTEAU
  • LEARN ABOUT THE FRENCH REVOLUTION & ROYAL FAMILY WITH A HIPSTER HISTORIAN
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1 - 5 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Do This Tour!

Ok so I was solo initially during this trip, but then I made friends right off the bat and that only I handed my experience. Stu and Nikki are super communicative and funny. Right from the beginning you knew this was going to be a...More

Thank Kai A
Reviewed 4 days ago
Best investment we made during our 2 weeks in France and England - stop thinking about it and just sign up

I cannot imagine a better way to see Versailles. Stu and Niki thought of everything, and you could tell how much they cared about our family's experience. Stu grew up in Versailles (but is English) and has a ton of local knowledge. He knew where...More

Thank GeoffPT
Reviewed 4 days ago
Best Way to See Versailles

My friend and I were in Paris for a few weeks and wanted to see Versailles. We had heard about this bike tour from a colleague and decided to check it out, and I'm SO glad that we did! Both Stu and Niki are fun,...More

Thank Erin W
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Simply best in class!

Book it before the word gets out! Truly bespoke, top notch operation run by a young couple who are passionate about their craft and actually live in Versailles. Amazing attention to detail. From finely tuned bikes (including mountain bikes with helmets for our two boys...More

Thank alex r
Reviewed 1 week ago
I made a tripadvisor account just to review this tour!

Bonnie & Clyde, Sherlock & Watson, Batman & Robin, the list goes on and on. What's the point of this? Stu & Niki are a team just as phenomenal as these famous duos. I'll preface by facing I'm usually not a big fan of tours...More

Thank SBai_adventures
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