Versailles Palace and Gardens with Gourmet Lunch by Chef Ducasse

Versailles Palace and Gardens with Gourmet Lunch by Chef Ducasse
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$170.47
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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Combine a visit to the Palace of Versailles and Gardens with a gourmet lunch designed by world-renown Chef Ducasse. See the lavish staterooms, Hall of Mirrors, and the exquisite gardens led by your expert guide. You will maximize your time by traveling via RER train from Paris, round-trip tickets are included.

You will meet your escort at a centralized location in Paris before heading to the nearby train station. Travel to Versailles in comfort, approximately 30 minutes on the RER train. Upon arrival, your English-speaking guide will be waiting to take you to the Palace of Versailles.

Marvel at the beauty of the famous palace built during the reign of King Louis XIV, the Sun King. Learn how Versailles ascended to the artistic center of Europe and at its peak the palace was host to some of the world's most notable people. Walk in the footsteps of King Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette as you make your way through the magnificent staterooms, Hall of Mirrors, and more.

Step outside to stroll the French style gardens were grand balls once were held. See the Musical Fountain Show that remains a staple for visitors from all over the world. Admire the meticulously groomed landscape and intricate details throughout the garden.

After your tour, feast like a king with a 3-course gourmet lunch with wine, prepared by world-famous Chef Alain Ducasse. Savor his distinctive blend of local ingredients and fine French cuisine to produce contemporary dishes that are timeless classics. Sit down to enjoy your meal inside an 18th century salon at Ore, inside the Palace of Versailles. You will be treated to an extraordinary meal surrounded by beautiful views from the palace. 

Those who have chosen to upgrade their tour with the Petit Trianon, will continue to Marie Antoinette's retreat. You will gain insight into the royal life away from public life. See the home that King Louis XVI gave to his beloved. Hear the romantic story of how he presented her with a diamond encrusted key and how she re-imagined the hamlet as a Normandy village. See the thatched cottages, English-style gardens, and elegant furnishings. Following your visit, a driver will take you to the train station to return to Paris.

Combine a visit to the Palace of Versailles and Gardens with a gourmet lunch designed by world-renown Chef Ducasse. See the lavish staterooms, Hall of Mirrors, and the exquisite gardens led by your expert guide. You will maximize your time by traveling via RER train from Paris, round-trip tickets are included.