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Royal Gardens of Versailles Walking Tour from Paris provided by Sandemans New Europe - Paris

Royal Gardens of Versailles Walking Tour from Paris

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Follow in the footsteps of famous French royals such as Marie Antoinette and Louis XIV on walking tour of the Gardens of Versailles. Though most visitors only focus on the opulent interiors of the Palace of Versailles, the UNESCO-listed gardens harbor just as much history, which your guide reveals as you explore at a leisurely pace.
You'll start at
Capoeira Cdo Paris
8 Place Saint-Michel, 75006 Paris, FranceYour day trip to Versailles meets at the fountain at Place Saint Michel in Paris. Look for the SANDEMANs NEW Europe team with a red t-shirt and red umbrella.
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  • 1
    Espace Saint-Michel
    Stop: 45 minutes -
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  • 2
    Le Jardin de Versailles
    Stop: 4 hours -
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You'll end at
Palace of Versailles
Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France
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  • Delve deeper into the history the French monarchy during a walking tour of the Gardens of Versailles
  • An ideal choice for history buffs
  • Round-trip train rides from Paris are included
  • Upgrade to include a self-guided tour of the Palace of Versailles
Important Information
Departure Point
Capoeira Cdo Paris, 8 Place Saint-Michel, 75006 Paris, France
Return Details
Palace of Versailles, Place d'Armes, 78000 Versailles, France
  • Local guide
  • Transportation (RER C train journey)
  • Entrance to the Palace of Versailles. Guides will show you where to buy tickets at the lowest price.
  • Lunch (available for purchase)
  • Other food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • From 2 April until 29 October 2019, on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and on some additional dates (15 August), there is an extra charge of €8.50 or €9.50 to be paid by cash at the start point. This covers the admission to the Musical Fountains Show and the Musical Gardens in the Gardens of Versailles. Please note that you will also have to purchase by cash a Musical Fountains Show or Musical Gardens ticket for children aged 6 to 13 years old.
  • Children 13 or under accompanied by a paying adult are welcome to join the tour for free with the exception of transportation costs or extra costs related to the tour (example: extra charge for Versailles Musical Fountain Shows or the transport tickets). These will have to be purchased before the start of the tour.
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Nicolás S wrote a review Jan 2020
Auckland, New Zealand24 contributions5 helpful votes
We were in Paris last August and had already booked this tour beforehand. Let me tell you, it was absolutely amazing, the guide was extremely knowledgeable, charismatic and friendly! Great experience would recommend 100%!!
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Date of experience: August 2019
Joy wrote a review Dec 2019
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The tour guide Michelle is fantastic. but the trip is way overpriced. The garden is free. the train return ticket is about $7, but we paid $53 just to have a tour guide. When you do math, it's way overpriced.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Rodri eche wrote a review Dec 2019
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I totally loved the tour, the garden, the fountain, everything was exceptional. But overall, the work of our guide was remarkable. I think her name was Agustina, she had already guided us through Paris and we were overwhelmed by her knowledge and eloquence, making our visit to
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Date of experience: July 2019
katdri2017 wrote a review Nov 2019
Los Angeles, California2 contributions
This was my first time visiting Paris, and my cousin and I booked this tour last minute for our last day in Paris and I'm so glad we did!!!! Although is was super cold (we went early November) and it rained most of the tour, our tour guide Cam, made sure we had a great time. We
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danielaX3584CZ wrote a review Oct 2019
Germany2 contributions1 helpful vote
Two years after doing the free walking tour through Paris with Sandemans, this year I joined Dawie for the Versaille gardens tour and it was absolutely amazing. He did the tour with so much passion, enthusiasm, humor and expertise that time just flew by and the not so good
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Date of experience: October 2019
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By: Sandemans New Europe - Paris
Dawwie Is a Breath of Fresh Air
He enjoys his job. Absolutely recommend him. He was very funny bubbly and he’ll probably tell you about the ‘cheese
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Jean Philippe R
A scandal
This is a shame and a scandal that people with no experience nor qualifications pretend to be guudes... Non legal t
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Walking tour in a very quiet Montmartre
We did this tour on our first day in Paris and we thought it was excellent. It was quiet due to the virus fears bu
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I took this tour with Janai as our guide and she was great! The tour was small due to people being worried about th
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It was Awesome!!! Michelle was very informative. Took us to beautiful places, and was very knowledgeable!! Would h
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Michelle was awesome!
Michelle was awesome! We were told to avoid Margaret. 😜 Seriously, the walking tour was fantastic and Michelle was
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Montmartre walk
While in Paris we booked to do the Montmartre walk with Sandemans New Europe. Our guide was excellent and very know
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Great Free Tour
Dawie, The Best! A marvelous and funny way to show us a part of Paris. From the Portuguese people on Sunday morning
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Bruno P
Commercial tour
I did the free walking tour and the guide did at least 3 or 4 stops for the guy to tell us to go join their paid to
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Great Free Tour. Highly Unethical Versailles Tour
I used Sandeman's services a few times on my trip to Paris. The free walking tour with Sebastian was really great.
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Very good
2 hours walking tour. Felt very personal, excellent pace and facts. The way up to Sacre Couer was away from the cro
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Excellent tour
Great choice! Panama was a wonderful guide, clearly speaking and giving enough details not to get bored. We wandere
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If you have Francois as your guide, be prepared for the BEST tour of your life!
Francois is the epitome of walking tour! Very entertaining and informative at the same time. I guess French people
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Great free walking tour!
The new Paris free walking tour was an afternoon full of history and fun! Definitely worth doing if you want to lea
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Marisa M
Excellent! Highly recommend
So interesting and educational! Francois was very entertaining and explained so much history of the artists Van Gog
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  • Duration: 5h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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