Visit the Château de Versailles

3 hours

Open Tour

The Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles
The Palace of Versailles

Experience description

On this self-guided visit to the Palace of Versailles, you can explore this accessible and historic destination that was home to the kings and queens of France. The Palace of Versailles was a hunting lodge but Louis XIV, also known as the Sun King, transformed it into t...On this self-guided visit to the Palace of Versailles, you can explore this accessible and historic destination that was home to the kings and queens of France. The Palace of Versailles was a hunting lodge but Louis XIV, also known as the Sun King, transformed it into the grand palace that we can see today. Highlights of Versailles that you’ll see on your tour include the famous Hall of Mirrors, the apartments of the king and queen, and the Trianon Estate in the gardens, where Marie Antoinette would live a romanticized version of peasant life. As this visit is self-guided, you’ll be able to explore the huge palace and grounds at your own pace and discover the corners of the palace that interest you the most. 

The Palace of Versailles is accessible to visitors with disabilities and offers numerous additional facilities and services to make the visit easier. Entrance is free to visitors with disabilities and one additional visitor can accompany a person with disabilities free of charge. There are dedicated accessible parking spaces close to the entrance and all floors of the palace are accessed by an elevator. Accessible bathrooms are stationed at several locations around the palace, including in the reception area, and there are several seating areas. Guests with disabilities can borrow wheelchairs, visio guides, and audio guides with hearing loops for their visit, and the audio guides are available in 11 languages. Museum staff are available to provide assistance, if necessary. 

Accessibility. What to expect?

  • Transportation

    Transportation not included

  • Bathrooms

    Accessible bathrooms at multiple stops during the activity

  • Places

    Places visited are all wheelchair accessible and can be navigated independently

  1. Starting point: Château de Versailles

    Flexible

  2. 1

    Château de Versailles

    3 hours

  3. End point: Château de Versailles

    Flexible

From $22 USD / per person

*Price based on 2 travelers

Reliable accessibility information

Comprehensive planning

Personalized support

Keeping you safe during COVID-19

  • Cleaning measures

    Enhanced cleaning protocol

  • Safety measures

    Local authorities safety protocols followed by all staff members

  • Social distancing measures

    Social distancing measures in place

    What's included

  • Tickets

  • Audio guides

    What's not included

  • Ground transportation

  • Insurance

  • Gratuities

Important information

  • The same price applies to all travelers. Please select the number of travelers with and without disabilities when booking on our website.

  • Please note that the price featured is the lowest price available based on 2 people traveling. Please get in touch with our travel experts to know what rates apply for your traveling dates / number of participants.

  • Spoken language(s): English, German, Spanish, French, Chinese, Korean, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian.

  • Travel insurance is not included but an appropriate insurance based on your personal needs is highly recommended.

  • There is no restriction of any kind regarding this tour.

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