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Versailles Gardens Free Walking Tour From Paris by Train

Duration: 3h
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Quality Verified Registered on May 18, 2021

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

Gardens of Versailles Free Walking Tour

Explore every corner of the grand royal Gardens of Versailles as you follow your expert guide in the footsteps of Sun King Louis XIV and Queen Marie Antoinette and hear their stories.

  • No need to figure out transport, meet your guide in central Paris and you get on the train together
  • €7 return tickets not included 
    • You can buy the tickets off your guide

Designed to hide new revelations around every corner, King Louis XIV spent just as much time and effort planning and designing the Formal French Gardens of Versailles as he did the palace.

The Gardens of Versailles tell the story of the Sun King's reign and projected French Power across the world.

  • Don't miss anything in the giant, maze-like gardens
  • See all the fountain groves, sculptures, and finely manicured details 
  • Hear the stories of what life at Versailles was like
    • 17th Century Hygiene 
    • Absurd Royal Rituals
    • Love, mistresses, and scandals

Come to understand how Versailles shaped and altered the course of French history.
Versailles was the ultimate symbol of France and the Monarchy's absolute power, wealth, and opulence, but would also be a key factor in the French Revolution and lead to the guillotining of the Royals.

  • Does not include a ticket or tour inside the palace but can be bought separately
  • The tour finishes in the Gardens, leaving you the option to stay, go inside the palace, or return to Paris by train 


Join us on this walk through one of the most incredible places and fascinating periods in French history!

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  • Meeting point:
    4 Rue Robert Esnault-Pelterie, 75007 ...
    4 Rue Robert Esnault-Pelterie, 75007 Paris, France
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    Your guide will be outside, on the sidewalk by the entrance by of the “Invalides” station with a white umbrella and a pink necklace/lanyard name tag. At the exact location of the pin on the map.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Sergey 28 Mar 2023
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Travelled in group - Mar 2023
I was contacted by the guru the night before the tour and advised that the guide is not feeling well and no other guides are available.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.

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