Visit the famous former French “Sun King's” opulent residence in Versailles, just 30-40 minutes by train from central Paris, and get priority access to the hugely popular attraction.
Make your own way to Versailles Rive Gauche station on the RER train (Line C), where you will be met by your guide for an unforgettable tour of the Palace of Versailles. Skip the long lines to see the flamboyant King and Queen's State Apartments and the glittering Hall of Mirrors. Learn about the main figures of the French monarchy, from King Louis XIV to Marie Antoinette, wife of Louis XVI. You are then free to stroll the village of Versailles on your own, and find a charming restaurant for dinner.
Return to the palace for an 20:30 opening of the gardens. Marvel at the illuminated Château de Versailles as you watch the fountains play to the sound of music. End the evening with a dazzling fireworks display over the Grand Canal by Groupe F.