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Versailles by Bike Day Tour

  • Round-trip train tickets make traveling from Paris to Versailles simple
  • Bike to scenic corners of the palace grounds that most visitors miss
  • Learn the stories and scandals behind Versailles from your guide
Versailles by Bike Day Tour
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Versailles by Bike Day Tour
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See the splendors of Versailles, inside and out, on this full-day tour from Paris. Hop on board an RER train with your guide and head straight to the historic home of the French monarchy. You’ll go on a bike tour of the palace grounds, discover sites most visitors miss, and enjoy a picnic lunch (own expense) next to the Grand Canal. Then, venture inside the palace for an in-depth audio tour.

What to Expect

Meet your guide in central Paris and embark on a morning journey to Versailles: round-trip tickets on the RER make it easy to travel beyond city limits. Upon your arrival in Versailles, pick up your bicycle and other equipment, and set off on an in-depth tour.

Begin at a bustling village market, where you can pick up a baguette, cheese, and other traditional French nibbles (own expense) for a picnic lunch. Before you eat, you’ll work up an appetite as you bike around the palace’s sprawling grounds. See the Grand and Petit Trianons, visit Marie Antoinette’s Hameau, and discover other corners visitors on-foot would miss. After your ride, settle in for lunch next to the Grand Canal.

The tour continues with guaranteed entrance to the palace. With an audio tour accompaniment, explore the Hall of Mirrors, King’s State Apartments, and Chapel at your own pace, and learn more about Versailles’ rich history.

Your full day out in Versailles ends when you board an RER train straight back to central Paris.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Only way to see Versailles

Our guide Athena was terrific!!! It was easy to meet up with the group and we took a bus to Versailles due to the train strikes. Once we arrived we grabbed our bikes and were off to the most fabulous market. We purchased our cheese,...More

Thank Kathryn U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A Must! Favorite Part of Our Trip

When coming back from our 10 day Euro trip my friend and I both thought our bike tour through Versailles with Fat Tire Tours was a standout favorite. We met our guide, Nate, in the area near the train station he explained how the day...More

Thank TheTravelingPress
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing trip

At first day in Paris I start my day with my lovely fat tyre to discover Paris main sites with guide fast than walk and slower than cars , also people with same thinking , was great . Then when I return they give me...More

Thank Augastking
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Must do!!!

This is a must do if you go to Paris. The whole experience was fantastic. You start with a 30 minute bus ride out of the city to the town of Versailles where you buy wine, cheese, baguettes for your picnic. You then pedal through...More

Thank 2plus3kids
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Versailles Bike Tour

Well worth it. I would add that it would have been a nice addition to have cold water waiting for the group for the bus ride home. Very minimal cost but those little extras go a long ways. We had a few incapable bikers on...More

Thank Jared C
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Response from Erin B | Reviewed this property |
It was a full day. We met at Notre Dame at 8:45 and the bike tour ended around 3:30. We toured the palace after the tour as didn't end up leaving Versailles until close to 6. It was a fun day! I totally recommend trying... More
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