Royal Gardens of Versailles Walking Tour from Paris

Royal Gardens of Versailles Walking Tour from Paris
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$38.82
Duration: 5 hours
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Description

Experience a travel back in time with a magical adventure to enchanted grounds of the Royal Gardens of Versailles. Hear the fantastic myths and legends behind the statues and fountains from a local guide. Explore the hidden corners you wouldn't find on your own and get impressed by the awe-inspiring, extravagant palace. This tour lasts approximately 5 hours.

Versailles is world famous for its awe-inspiring, extravagant palace and breathtakingly beautiful gardens. You will experience the excitement and wonder of cosmopolitan Paris on a journey back in time. Revel in the over-the-top decadence, harmonious open spaces, and luscious splendor of an intricately-landscaped paradise just a short ride from the capital.

Walk around and through these enchanted grounds and reveal the stories of the shamelessly self-indulgent kings, queens, and consorts of 17th and 18th century France. Unravel the glory of the Sun King, the stifling court etiquette, and the scandals that rocked the monarchy and ignited the Revolution. Hear the fantastic myths and legends behind the statues and fountains and explore the hidden corners you wouldn’t find on your own.

The tour operates at 9am on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

Learn about:

  • View of the Château
  • Walk the Gardens of Versailles
  • The Treaty of Versailles
  • The Affair of the Diamond Necklace
  • The Women's March to Versailles
  • Enceladus & the War of the Giants
  • Latona & the Peasants of Lycia
  • The Abduction of Persephone
  • The Sun King
  • The Grand Canal
  • Little Venice
  • The Orangery
  • French Absolutism
  • The Fountains of Versailles
  • The road to Revolution
  • Marie Antoinette’s downfall

Experience a travel back in time with a magical adventure to enchanted grounds of the Royal Gardens of Versailles. Hear the fantastic myths and legends behind the statues and fountains from a local guide. Explore the hidden corners you wouldn't find on your own and get impressed by the awe-inspiring, extravagant palace. This tour lasts approximately 5 hours.