Before starting the tour, your guide will give you a complete introduction to the history of Paris and Versailles. You will then discuss with him your wishes for the day and he will create a personalised itinerary for you, catering to your desires. Our guide loves to take some time before starting the tour, in order to better understand your expectations.

Inside the Royal Apartments :

Only 12 miles southwest of Paris (approximately a 30 minute drive), you will begin your day with a private visit of the Palace where you will see the Royal Chapel, the Royal Apartments, the Hall of Mirrors, the Queen’s Apartments and the Hall of the Battles. Your licensed guide will have the reservation he has bought prior to your visit, so you will not have to wait in the long queues! (He will enter with you through a special entrance to start the visit).

The Grand Canal and the famous Gardens of Le Nôtre :

After visiting the castle, it is now time to stroll in the beautiful gardens à la Française designed by the famous royal gardener, André Le Nôtre. You will discover the great perspective, countless statues of nymphs and gods, 50 fountains, 34 pools and of course the magnificent Grand Canal, on which entire naval battles were re-created for the amusement of the court. During high season weekends (from April to October) you will be able to enjoy a magnificent show accompanied by music : Les Grandes Eaux Musicales. Not to be missed ! Following this, you will have a typical lunch (not included) in a traditional restaurant in Montmartre. In accordance with your wishes, we will make a booking at the best place. Your guide knows all the authentic and local restaurants away from the tourist crowds, so he can best advise you with your selection.

Lunch in the Village of Montmartre :

Paris, France. Picturesque street on the Montmartre hill

Enjoy a walk in the narrow, cobblestone street of this typical village and feel the artistic atmosphere with its famous painters on the Place du Tertre. With its many artists setting up their easels each day for the tourists, the Place du Tertre is a reminder of the time when Montmartre was the mecca of modern art. Then, you will admire one of the best views of the city before entering the Sacré Coeur Basilica. Located in the highest part of Paris with an altitude of 130 metres, you will better understand how Paris is structured.

Enjoy a private tour of Paris in the afternoon :

Following this, you will continue your tour passing the Clos Montmartre (the last vineyard of Paris) and the Montmartre Cemetery, before getting on the Ile de la Cité, to visit the inside of Notre Dame Cathedral with your guide, listed on the UNESCO World Heritage site and celebrated by Victor Hugo‘s novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame published in 1831. The Cathedral, built 850 years ago, is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and among the largest and well‐known Church buildings in the world. After this enjoyable stop, your guide will drive you along the Seine to reach the St Germain area (the intellectual district with its famous bookstores and Cafes), the Luxembourg Palace and the Senate, St Sulpice Church (very popular after Dan Brown‘s novel, The Da Vinci Code), The Royal Mint, The Orsay Museum (the Impressionist Headquarters ), the National Assembly (the actual House of Reprentatives), the Hotel des Invalides (where Napoleon Bonaparte is buried), the Art Primitive Museum and the Eiffel Tower (inaugurated in 1889 for the world fair).

 At the conclusion of the tour, your guide will drive you



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Category : Full-day tour, Paris, Private tours, Versailles

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