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  • Ophorus Tours - VERSAILLES PALACE ADULT TICKET

    VERSAILLES PALACE ADULT TICKET

    € 18.00

    /pers - all participants
    Versailles Palace adult entrance ticket that includes:
    The Palace ticket includes the admission to:

    - the Palace (with the audioguide)
    - the temporary exhibitions held in the Palace
    - the Gardens (except on Musical Fountain Shows or Musical Gardens days) and the Park
    - the Coach Gallery

    *Please note that the Palace ticket do not allow access to the gardens on the days of Fountain Shows and Musical Gardens
  • Ophorus Tours - VERSAILLES PASSPORT TICKET INCLUDING MUSICAL FOUNTAIN OR GARDENS SHOW

    VERSAILLES PASSPORT TICKET INCLUDING MUSICAL FOUNTAIN OR GARDENS SHOW

    € 27.00

    /pers - all participants
    Versailles Passport adult ticket:

    The Passport includes the admission to the whole Estate:

    - the Palace
    - the estate of Trianon
    - the temporary exhibitions
    - the Gardens and the Park
    - the Musical Fountain Shows or the Musical Gardens
    - the Coach Gallery

    *Important information concerning the shows in the Gardens included in this ticket for 2021 season

    The "Musical Gardens" show takes place every summer in the Gardens of Versailles Palace.
    The "Musical Fountains Show" takes place on Saturdays and Sundays every summer in the Gardens of Versailles Palace.

    If you book this ticket we will let you know if your dates of travel correspond to the 2021 days of operation of the shows.

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Ophorus Tours - Versailles Palace & Gardens Small Group Private Shore Excursion from Honfleur

Honfleur Versailles

Versailles Palace & Gardens Small Group Private Shore Excursion from Honfleur

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  • 10 hours

  • Small Groups ( 2~8 )

  • Relaxed

  • English

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A Full Day Private Shore Excursion from Honfleur to visit the Palace & Gardens of Versailles

Highlights

  • Discover the Stunning Palace of Versailles
  • Visit the Palace & Gardens of Versailles
  • Book your Tickets to Versailles directly through us!
  • English speaking Driver or Driver Guide
  • Transfer can be customized to suit your interests

Program & Itinerary

Departing from Honfleur Cruise Port, this Normandy small group full day private shore excursion will take you to the breathtaking Versailles Palace. At first we will come and pick you up at your Cruise Ship in Honfleur. Your driver will be waiting for you outside the terminal with a sign bearing the lead travelers name. You will then be taken to your premium A/C private vehicle where it will ...

Embark on a vibrant Shore Excursion from Honfleur Port of Call to Versailles Palace & Gardens!

Departing from Honfleur Cruise Port, this Normandy small group full day private shore excursion will take you to the breathtaking Versailles Palace. 

Pick up at your Cruise Ship in Honfleur

At first we will come and pick you up at your Cruise Ship in Honfleur. Your driver will be waiting for you outside the terminal with a sign bearing the lead travelers name. You will then be taken to your premium A/C private vehicle where it will be time for presentations and a recap of your Versailles full day trip to come.

Your drive to Versailles from Honfleur Cruise Port is of about 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Of course it will be possible to stop on the way for a small break. Please note that all our vehicles are equipped with an internal P/A system that allows the driver to make commentaries during driving time. All our vehicles are also equipped with wi-fi so that you will be able to catch up with family and friends during this time. 

Arrive at Versailles Palace

Reach Versailles after your driving time. Listed as a UNESCO world heritage site since 1979 , the Palace of Versailles is one of the finest architectural treasures of France. Residence of the French Monarchy from Louis XIV to Louis XVI, the Chateau de Versailles has been transformed over the centuries from a small hunting lodge built by Louis XIII to one of the most extravagant palaces wanted by his son Louis XIV.

Upon arrival you will be taken by your private guide to the entrance where your visit of the Palace will begin. Please note that we do not include any tickets on the day of the tour. You must purchase your entrance tickets during the booking process as there are many different options of visit available.

Depending on the tickets that you will have bought, your tour will include the visit of the main features of the Palace such as the Hall of Mirrors and the Petit Trianon building or you can purchase tickets that will allow a more in depth visit including guided tours to the King’s and the Queen’s State Apartments. If you are uncertain of which ticket to purchase don't hesitate to contact us and one of our travel advisors will be happy to suggest the best possible option 

After the visit, return to Honfleur port of call and drop off at your ship. This private tour can accommodate a maximum of 8 persons per minivan. The tour is fully customizable depending on your wishes. If you would like to add a visit that is missing from this description, do not hesitate to let us know!

Our other Shore Excursions from Honfleur

We also operate unique shore excursions from Honfleur to visit Paris, the City of Lights including guided walking tours, the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre museum. Our other popular tours from Honfleur include D-Day tours to Omaha Beach and the Normandy American Cemetery or Mont Saint Michel.

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  • Pick up at your Ship in Honfleur Cruise Port

  • Enjoy the Drive to Versailles

  • Visit of Versailles Palace and Gardens

  • Return to Ship in Honfleur Cruise Port

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Ophorus Tours - Versailles Palace & Gardens Small Group Private Shore Excursion from Honfleur
Ophorus Tours - Versailles Palace & Gardens Small Group Private Shore Excursion from Honfleur
Ophorus Tours - Versailles Palace & Gardens Small Group Private Shore Excursion from Honfleur

Know before you book

  • If you want to share your tour with others, you can put it on Cruise Critic. Most of the time this gives good results. You must do this yourself as we are not accepted on their site as a professional business. We accept split payment transactions by credit card
  • Small group, personalized experiences
  • 10 hour Private Versailles Tour from Honfleur
  • Verseilles Palace is closed on Mondays
  • Worry free shore Excursion, guaranteed return to Ship
  • Minimum number of 2 participants applies.
  • Extras can be pre-paid during booking process
  • Price is per group, not per person.
  • English speaking tour, other languages on request.

COVID-19 SAFETY MEASURES
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available for travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Meeting point

Honfleur cruise terminal

Departure

Please proceed to exit where your guide will be waiting for you with a sign bearing lead traveler name.

Return

Return to Ship.

Included / excluded

Included

  • Services of English speaking driver or driver/guide
  • Small Group Private tour limited to 8 persons
  • Itinerary can be fully customized
  • Transportation in A/C vehicle

Excluded

  • Entrance fees to monuments or attractions
  • Meals, drinks unless mentioned in the program
  • Personal insurance and expenses
  • Gratuities for the driver/guide

FAQ

  • How long is the drive from Honfleur to Versailles?

    The drive from Honfleur Cruise port to Versailles in normal traffic conditions is 2 hours.
  • What type of vehicules are used during a private Shore Excursion from Honfleur?

    Our company uses only premium cars & minivans that are new or recent, comfortable and fully equipped including individual A/C, shaded windows, large leg space.
  • What should I expect on a Shore Excursion with Ophorus?

    As a specialized France Tour Operator and tours & activities provider, we organize worry free shore excursions departing from all cruise ports in France. Our professional team of travel advisors, drivers and guides speak fluent English, are experts in the destination and all our shore excursions take place on board premium vehicles.

    All our shore excursions in France include pick up and drop off at your ship, once you have exited the Cruise Port terminal. We will always indicate where your driver/guide will be waiting for you. Our itineraries and programs are customized to suit your needs and never include side visits or stops that you had not confirmed. We guarantee your return to ship on time and have a very flexible cancellation policy. All tours can be cancelled up to 48 hours before the tour.

    All our shore excursions are for small groups only, we do not cater for groups larger than 20 persons. Typically, we use premium minivans that will take up to 7 or 8 persons maximum. If your group is larger, then we will provide a small minibus but no larger than 20 passenger seats.
  • What does the Palace ticket grant admission to?

    The Palace ticket grants admission to all the spaces open for unaccompanied visits in the Palace of Versailles:

    The Gallery of the History of the Palace
    The Royal Chapel
    The King's State Apartments
    The Hall of Mirrors
    The Appartement du Roi (the Council Room, the King’s bedchamber etc.)
    The Gallery of Battles
    The Mesdames' Apartments.
    Temporary exhibitions at the Palace.
    The Queen's State Apartments are currently closed to the public due to restoration work.


    At the end of your visit you can also see The Gallery of Coaches which is free to enter for all throughout the year.

    You can also go round the gardens which are free to enter every day in Low Season.
    In High Season (from 31 March to 31 October), admission to the gardens is charged on Tuesdays, Fridays, weekends and French national holidays for the Musical Fountain Show and Musical Gardens, which are not included in the Palace ticket.

    During booking process you can include these special tickets. 
  • How much time will we have in Versailles?

    Since there is a total of 4 hours driving during the day and that the tour is a 10 hour tour, you will have 6 hours at your disposal in Versailles. The visit of the Palace of Versailles lasts around 1 1/2 to 2 hours. This will leave you around 4 hours for personal discovery of the Gardens and the other attractions.
  • Is lunch included on this full day shore excursion from Honfleur?

    We never include lunch on our private shore excursions from Honfleur.
    There are different restaurants or snacks in the Versailles complex where you can enjoy lunch.

    If you would like us to pre-book a specific restaurant for you and your party just let us know and we will organize this for you at no extra cost.
  • Should I bring something specific for this Shore Excursion?

    Always check the weather before you follow one of our shore excursions. By doing so, adapt your clothing to the local weather conditions. On one of our shore excursions we will not require you to bring your passport but it is always better to have some type of ID just in case. We strongly recommend that you bring with you a photocopy of any ID. Good walking shoes are always recommended in France as you never know on what type of grounds you might be walking.
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