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What to expect
The Palace of Versailles Bike Tour: Skip-the-Line is the perfect way to discover the grandeur of this 2,000acre Royal Domain! You'll start your tour by exploring the local market and browsing through the brimming food stalls as you choose the best things for your picnic lunch along the lake. Then spend the day discovering the unique gardens, the inside of Marie Antoinette’s private domain, the Grand & Petit Trianons, culminating with your Skip-the-line access into the Palace itself with its famous Hall of Mirrors.
On a bike you'll be able to see it all in comfort as you cruise effortlessly from one picturesque spot to another. The guide will share pictures and stories that will help you learn about the life, legends, and scandals of the Sun King, Marie-Antoinette, and the French Revolution. Touring Versailles on a bike is fun and interactive for all ages!
Tour Duration: 8hrs
Total cycling time: 1.5hrs at a leisurely pace
COVID-19 informationThe following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
The experience complies with government regulations
Social distancing is enforced
Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
Admission to the interiors of the Chateau Skip-The-Line (with audioguide)
Both Trianons tickets
Marie-Antoinette estate ticket
Train tickets To & From Paris
Bike rental, helmet, ponchos
What's not included
Meet your guide in front of Starbucks Coffee located outside the train station 'Gare Saint-Lazare'. Metro stop: Saint-Lazare (line 14).
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Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
Important to know
- At the end of the tour you'll be free to visit the Palace on your own at your own pace and spend more time in the gardens
- The Reduced Fare is only applicable to kids under 18yrs old, Europeans under 26yrs old and adults with a valid Museum Pass as the Chateau & Trianons are free for them. You will be asked to present a proof (ID, Museum pass)
- This is an outdoor activity, please dress according to the weather
- Tour Duration: 8hrs
- Total cycling time: 1.5hrs at a leisurely pace