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VIP secret rooms of Versailles tour

Experience the world’s most fabulous palace just as a visiting noble might have done with this exclusive VIP secret rooms of Versailles tour. This behind-the-scenes experience offers you the incredible honour of exploring rooms that are normally out of bounds to visitors, where you'll discover how kings and queens went about their daily private lives. Skip the famously long queues and enter through a reserved entrance with your expert local guide, where you'll discover the hidden world of the King’s private apartment. You’ll feel miles away from the tourists outside, almost completely unaware of the existence of these concealed rooms, where Kings Louis XV and XVI and their queens (and mistresses!) would escape from the long rituals and prying eyes of the court of Versailles. With the fantastic insights and fascinating stories of your local Versailles guide, you’ll discover how royalty lived when nobody was watching. With such restricted access today, and none of the crowds of the main rooms, these apartments remain as lavishly furnished as they would have been in the King’s time. You’ll encounter family portraits, personal furniture and art collections. Then emerged through a hidden door into the public apartments, to rejoin the crowd and experience everything else that the Château has to offer, including the spectacular Hall of Mirrors, and the magnificent formal gardens. Take your time to wander once your tour finishes, and return to Paris by bus at your leisure. Experience the world’s most fabulous palace just as a visiting noble might have done with this exclusive VIP secret rooms of Versailles tour. This behind-the-scenes experience offers you the incredible honour of exploring rooms that are normally out of bounds to visitors, where you'll discover how kings and queens went about their daily private lives. Skip the famously long queues and Meeting/pick-up point: In front of the main entrance to the Architecture Museum at the Palais de Chaillot.

Duration: 3.5 hours.

Start/opening time: At 1:15pm.

Languages: English.

Others: Not suitable for wheelchair users, those with mobility problems, or those with prams and buggies.