The day's itinerary includes a guided tour of the Palace of Versailles – a glorious vestige of the French monarchy – as well as lunch in the gardens and a visit to the Grand and Petit Trianon Palaces.
Fall in love with the sheer grandeur of the era, and lose yourself in the palace's maze of majestic rooms. You won't even need to close your eyes to imagine Queen Marie-Antoinette's indulgent parties!
The town of Versailles, chosen by "The Sun King" Louis XIV for the location of this exceptional landmark building, is less than 45 minutes from Paris by coach.
This guided tour brings the history of the Palace of Versailles to life. You will visit all of the most stunning suites, including the royal apartments, which are connected by the one-and-only Hall of Mirrors.
Once you've explored the interior, you will have a chance to stroll among the magnificent sculptures in the ornate gardens.
Your ramble through the gardens will end at "La Petite Venise" restaurant, near to the grand canal, where the group will stop for lunch.
Once you have finished lunch, you will be led on a guided tour of the Grand Trianon Palace, then Marie-Antoinette's personal estate including the Petit Trianon Palace – the Queen's private refuge.