In total, spend four hours or 6 hours exploring both inside the palace and the gardens and the Trianons(full day option), split between time with your guide and free time (tour the palace with your guide for about 1.5 hours, and then enjoy about 2 hours or 4 hours to wander independently). Your guide explains the history of Versailles as you visit some of the 700 rooms that compose it, such as the Kings State Apartment, the Hall of Mirrors, the Salon of Peace, the Hall of Battles (featuring 33 military paintings), the Hercules room and its painted ceiling, and the crusades room.
When your time is up, your tour ends with return to Paris for hotel drop-off.
Option: Versailles Private apartment guided tour. Special access to the Royal Quarters Explore the fascinating history of life at the royal court with the Licensed guide and will give you a full picture of both private and public life of the kings. Get priority access to the palace and start with the unknown private rooms of the kings. Enjoy the privacy of these apartments that are not accessible to the general public, after visiting the Palace, you will explore the massive French Gardens with the guide . ( only in English , Tues, Friday, Saturday & Sunday Half day tour, 3 hours )
Musical shows (April to October) only the afternoon tour .
Depending on the date of your tour, you may have the chance to enjoy Versailles' popular Musical Gardens or Musical Fountains, which feature classical music to enhance the gardens' already-enchanting atmosphere.
Saturdays and Sundays: Musical Fountains from 3:30-5:00 pm (only the afternoon tour )
Tuesdays: Musical Gardens 2:30-4:30 pm
Fridays: Musical Gardens 2:30-4:30 pm