Looking to savor a bit of the royal life on your next visit to Paris? Our friends at Classic Walks have crafted a once in a lifetime experience that gives you the chance to step behind the velvet ropes to see Versailles like you’ve never seen it before on the VIP Behind-the-Scenes Versailles tour. This very special full day tour will take visitors through the Royal Gardens in the morning, includes lunch at a local restaurant and then goes behind the scenes for a VIP access private guided tour of the Royal Palace. All along the way your guide will share the fascinating history of the palace and French royalty while you see how they once lived at Versailles.
The full day VIP Behind-the-Scenes Versailles tour begins in Paris where you meet your guide and the small group for transportation to Versailles. It’s great not to have to worry about figuring out the trains, and transportation to and from Versailles is already included in the cost of the tour. Once in Versailles you will enjoy a morning discovering the famous Royal Gardens with beautiful sculptures and fountains. Then you’ll stop for lunch at a local restaurant that uses ingredients grown in what was once King Louis XIV’s vegetable garden!
Once inside the Royal Palace, you will have privileged access to the Royal Opera House and the King and Queen’s private residence, including Louis XVI’s library, the royal dining hall and the luxurious private game room where Marie Antoinette played cards and entertained guests. You and your small group will experience the grandeur of Versailles without the crowds, without the lines and accompanied by a knowledgeable guide to lead the way. Bring your camera and lots of memory cards, because this tour offers a rare chance to see the Royal Palace like a VIP!
The VIP Behind-the-Scenes Versailles tour begins on March 26, 2013 and is scheduled to take place every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday until October 31, 2013. This special tour is only offered three days per week with a intimate group size of 20 people.
Read more about this remarkable Classic Walks tour here. Spaces are very limited, so we highly recommend you reserve your experience for the VIP Behind-the-Scenes Versaille tour here well in advance. Visit Paris Perfect for more sightseeing tours in Paris!
Photos courtesy Classic Walks Paris.