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Versailles Chateau and Gardens
Le Havre Cruise Tours - Versailles Chateau and Gardens


 



This 10 Hour Private Shore Excursion Includes:
  • Pick up from Port in Le Havre
  • Private Licensed English Speaking Guide
  • Round Trip Transportation in Private Vehicle
  • Included Interior Visit: Chateau at Versailles
Please Note: This tour is not available on Mondays when the chateau is closed.
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Tour Number:
FLEHA-05

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2 People - $1116 Per Person (Private Tour)
3 People - $916 Per Person (Private Tour)
4 People - $696 Per Person (Private Tour)
5 People - $562 Per Person (Private Tour)
6 People - $472 Per Person (Private Tour)
7 People - $410 Per Person (Private Tour)
8 People - $492 Per Person (Private Tour)
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TOUR DESCRIPTION
 
Type: Free Time, Historic Palace and Gardens, Scenic Drive
Length: 10 Hours
Walking: Medium
Mobility: Folding wheelchairs OK - some sites may be inaccessible (advance notice required)
Guide: Licensed Guide
Language: English

Le Havre Shore Excursion - This cruise tour visits the most famous Chateau in France and likely all of Europe. In addition to touring the stunning Chateau of Versailles there is time to see the beautiful gardens.

After meeting your guide you immediately depart for Versailles. When you arrive you will have free time for lunch and photos of the gardens before your guided visit of the Chateau.

The Chateau of Versailles was built over the period of 1623 to 1710. It was started by Louis XIII, then continued by his son Louis XIV and finished by Louis XV. It started out as a hunting manor, but was continually added on to.

The building is so large that at one point over 10,000 people lived in it, including the entire royal court, the government and their servants. The interior highlights include the Hall of Mirrors, the King's Apartments and the Queen's Apartments.

Due to overcrowding Louis XIV had a small palace (Le Petite Trianon) built in the woods behind the ch̀¢teau so that his immediate family could vacation away from the main building. Louis XV's wife, Marie Antoinette, had a small farm (L'Hameau) built around a pond so she too could escape the crowds and play at being an idyllic shepherdess complete with perfumed sheep!

The formal grounds, fountains, reflecting pools, lakes, smaller palace and hamlet are just as impressive as the main building.

After your visit to Versailles you return to the pier in Le Havre.


If you cannot find what you are looking for, our Le Havre tours and Le Havre Shore Excursions can also be customized to fit your needs. If you have a larger group, we can offer you a private Le Havre tour using a mid-size bus or full size coach. Please contact us with any questions or to receive a customized quote.
Shore Trip Timing - The shore excursion times are approximate based on your interests and traffic conditions.
  • Meet guide and drive to Versailles - 3 Hours
  • Free time for Lunch on your own and garden photos - 2 Hours
  • Guided visit of the Chateau of Versailles - 2 Hours
  • Return to pier in Le Havre- 3 Hours

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