Visiting the Palace of Versailles is a must-see for any holiday in Paris. The Palace being one of the most visited sights, it is usually quite crowded, and therefore hard to do for families with kids and teens! With our private family tour to Versailles in English, you will not only benefit from a fast track entry but also get a kid-friendly experience that will be educational and entertaining for children and parents alike! This Versailles tour from Paris will be run by a local guide who is licensed and specially trained to lead both kids and adults on a fun journey through the Palace of Versailles. We are the Versaille experts and know how to make it an informative, engaging, and amusing experience so you will all the most out of the experience and will appreciate the beauties of the Versailles Palace. Your guide will share the many amazing stories of the palace in a way which will make you experience how it felt to live in this beautiful building!
The fun will begin right away, in the train to Versailles. To animate the 45-min ride, your kids will receive a booklet to entertain them during the journey. This is the perfect introduction to learning about the Palace and the extravagant lives led at the Court by Kings and Queens. Your guide will lead you through rooms designed by the King himself. Then, onto a series of “Salons” made up from the Grand Apartments, where the King was supposed to have lived. In fact, he stayed in a much more comfortable dwelling behind the scenes, where only his closest relatives could visit him! The Hall of Mirrors will leave you breathless due to its magnificence. In this impressive gallery, be dazzled by the 357 separate panels and imagine the bursting effect of the sunset, beaming through the windows upon such a scene! Now it’s time to pass behind the monarchic scenes and search for the King’s inner bed chamber, preceded by the Council’s Salon where the King spent many hours working. Two other beautiful Salons lead onto the marble staircase that takes you to the beautiful gardens.
Last but not least, you will enjoy the gran finale to this tour by discovering the stunningly than beautiful Versailles Gardens. Your guide will lead you to the best viewpoints from which you can embrace the horizon and see, in the distance, the reflection of the water from the fabulous Apollo Fountain.
At the end of the day, you will all have learnt about the Royal “Etiquette”, the extravaganza of the Court and the bizarre roles that Nobles and Courtiers played within the vast history of the palace. But, most importantly, you would have had a lot of fun!
1 Cour de Rome, 75008 Paris – At the foot of ‘Suitcases’ Monument, Cour de Rome, Metro lines 3, 12, 13 & 14, Saint-Lazare station
From 9:30 am to 2 pm
Have the ‘Royal treatment’ with skip-the-line tickets
Have a guaranteed hassle-free experience and see the best of Versailles
Your kids will discover the Palace of Versailles in a fun and interactive way thanks to their activity booklets
For a few hours, you will feel like Courtiers in the Sun King’s Court!