Versailles Palace And Gardens With Gourmet Lunch By Chef Ducasse - Paris

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  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Departure time depends on the tour day chosen. Please check tour details. Please arrive no later than 15 minutes prior to your departure time.
  • Departure Details :
    At the metro entrance/exit for Javel André Citroen, opposite the Café Regalia, 1 rue de la Convention, 75015 Paris
  • Return Details :
    Return to RER C station in Versailles going to Paris.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

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.

Highlights

  • Led by a local guide
  • Round-trip train fares
  • Lunch included
  • All entrance fees included

Know More about this tour

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.

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. At the end of your day, you will be escorted back to the train station to return to Paris.

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.

Inclusions

  • Reserved entry time to the Palace and Gardens of Versailles
  • 3-course gourmet lunch
  • Entrance fees
  • Musical Fountain Show (weekends and some Tuesdays in the summer)
  • Round-trip train tickets by RER train (between Paris and Versailles)
  • English-speaking guide
  • Headsets when appropriate so you can always hear your guide
  • Fully guided visit to the Petit Trianon, Marie Antoinettes hamlet (if option selected)
  • Chauffeur driven ride from Petit Trianon to train station (if option selected)

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Please note the minimum drinking age in France is18 years old. Participants under 18 will be served non-alcoholic beverages.
  • For infants aged 0-3 who are free of charge on this visit, a meal will not be provided for them at the restaurant. If you wish to purchase any food for your infant you may do so on the spot.
  • Fully guided visit to the Petit Trianon and Marie Antoinettes hamlet and domain (unless option selected)
  • Chauffeur driven ride from Petit Trianon to train station (unless option selected)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Maximum of 25 people per tour

Minimum drinking age is 18 years

Skip-the-line access does not apply to security checkpoint

Wheelchair accessible

Please note the narrow cobblestone pathway in the courtyard may be challenging for those in wheelchairs or with mobility issues

Areas in the garden are not optimal for people with disabilities, specifically those using wheelchairs

The menu changes with the seasons and in order to offer you a different experience each time

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Please advise local operator of any allergies or dietary accommodations no later than seven days prior to travel date

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