An Afternoon In The Private Estate Of Marie Antoinette: Petit Trianon And Hamlet - Versailles

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  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Varies. , Please arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to your departure time.
  • Departure Details :
    Pabellón Dufour, 78000 Versailles, France,
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Treat yourself to an afternoon excursion to Marie Antoinettes personal domain, tucked away in the beautiful gardens of the Palace of Versailles. During this three-hour tour youll visit the Petit trianon, an exquisite private palace set in a luxuriant garden where Marie Antoinette spent much of her time. You wont want to miss her private theatre, known as the jewel of Versailles. Youll also wander through the queens hamlet, a Normandy village featuring a vineyard, a dairy, and a vegetable farm, all built especially for her to simulate the healthy simplicity of country life.

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Itinerary
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Stop At: Le Petit Trianon, Versailles, Yvelines, Ile-de-France

Millions of visitors come each year to marvel at the glory the Palace of Versailles, but for most of them the experience is limited to the State Apartments and the distant perspective of the gardens. With your expert and entertaining guide, you have the rare opportunity to really make the period and the personalities come to life by continuing your visit into more exclusive areas. Explore the surprising atmospheres and art hidden in the gardens many groves. Distance the crowds and access areas reserved for the private lives and loves of the royalty.
With a diamond-encrusted key, Louis XVI offered his beloved wife Marie Antoinette an escape from the ritualized public life she found so suffocating in the Palace. This key unlocked the small Petit Trianon palace, sheltered from gossip and criticism, where she could feel free to be herself. Follow in her footsteps, through her English gardens and into the place she called home. The furniture and decoration authentically represents the queens own taste and favored craftsmen. You wont forget Marie Antoinettes private theatre, a hidden jewel of Versailles, installed so the queen herself could star in popular plays applauded by her fashionable ladies-in-waiting!

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Hameau de Marie Antoinette, Versailles, Yvelines, Ile-de-France

Just down the path from the richly adorned palace, Marie Antoinette commissioned a replica rustic village, evoking Normandy with its thatched cottages and dairy herd. Here she appreciated the informal atmosphere and healthy air, and indulged in pastoral amusements with her closest friends and confidantes.
The Petit Trianon is a world away from the main Palace at Versailles. Make the most of your visit and spend an enchanting afternoon in the private world of Marie Antoinette.
Please note we will use the 'Petit Train' to take us to and from the Petit Trianon, to ensure your visit is comfortable and to reduce the amount of walking. From the drop off at the Palace it is just a short walk back to the RER train station for your direct train back to Paris.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

Guided visit of the Petit Trianon, Marie-Antoinettes private mansion

Guided visit of Marie-Antoinettes gardens and private hamlet

Peek into her personal theatre, known as the jewel of Versailles

Ride on the 'Petit Train' to and from the Petit Trianon

Expert, English speaking guides

Small groups limited to 25 people or fewer

Headsets when appropriate so you can always hear your guide

Entry/Admission - Le Petit Trianon

Entry/Admission - Hameau de Marie Antoinette

Exclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

A reasonable amount of walking is involved, please ensure you wear comfortable shoes

This tour is not wheelchair accessible

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 25 travelers

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