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Versailles Accessible Driving Tour from Paris

Versailles 7One of the most ornate and impressive palaces in Europe, the Chateau de Versailles is highlight for many people who visit Paris.  

 The Versailles accessible guided tour uses wheelchair accessible routes to visit the Versailles palace, and leaves you with free time to explore the Grand Trianon, the Petit Trianon, the French gardens, and the Queen’s Hamlet on your own.


The Versailles Accessible Driving Tour from Paris includes:

– Private wheelchair accessible round-trip transportation between Paris and Versailles
– Accessible tour route confirmed to be wheelchair accessible (no steps or curbs)
– 1 hour 15 minute guided group walking/rolling tour of Versailles palace interior (can consist of up to 30 people, most being able bodied) or if you prefer, we can arrange for a private tour.
– Commentary by an English-speaking tour guide who specializes in Versailles
– Skip the line tickets to Versailles palace only. 
– Driver can provide assistance pushing manual wheelchair users
– Free time to explore the Versailles Gardens and Marie Antoinette’s estates (note: Versailles Gardens entrance fees are not included. You will have to pay that separately on the day you visit.)


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You may want to also consider the Giverny & Versailles Wheelchair Accessible Tour which adds a visit to Monet’s water lily gardens and his home in Giverny.

Tour Highlights

– Chateau de Versailles
– State apartments of the King
– State apartments of the Queen
– The Royal Chapel
– The Hall of Mirrors
– Grand Trianon
– Petit Trianon
– Pavillon de la Lanterne
– English Gardens- Queen’s Hamlet

Accessibility Description

The Versailles Accessible Driving Tour from Paris has a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it includes a vehicle with a wheelchair ramp and no long distances to walk/roll. You can choose to add a wheelchair pusher to your tour which would give it a 5 star rating.

To begin your wheelchair accessible Versailles driving tour, you will be picked up at your hotel in a clean, modern accessible black taxi. The car has a built-in wheelchair ramp.  Manual wheelchair users and electric wheelchair users can roll into the car.
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During the guided group tour part of the Versailles Accessible Driving Tour from Paris (or if you prefer, private tour) you will spend 1 hour 15 minutes with a tour guide exploring Versailles Palace using wheelchair ramps and elevators.
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Your Versailles accessible guided group tour includes visits to the state apartments (shown in the photo on the left) and the famous Hall of Mirrors (shown in the photo on the right).
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After the guided group tour portion of your tour (or if you prefer, private tour), you will have as much free time as you want to explore the gardens and other buildings on site, such as the Grand Trianon (shown in the photo on the left) and the Petit Trianon (shown in the photo on the right).  You will also have time to have lunch at one of the accessible restaurants in the garden. Note, cost for entrance to Gardens, etc. are not included. Only the cost for the Palace and guided tour are covered by your tour cost.
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The Versailles gardens are enormous and are shown in the aerial view on the left.  While in Versailles, don’t forget to visit the Queen’s Hamlet (shown in the photo on the right).  It’s not like anything you’ve ever seen!
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Tour Details

Tour duration: Can be as long or as short as you want. We recommend spending 4-5 hours visiting the palace and gardens.
Group Tour Cost: €410 for 1 person, €430 for 2 people, €520 for 3 people, €560 for 4 people, €697 for 5 people, €737 for 6 people, €827 for 7 people, €867 for 8 people. Driver can stay and push manual wheelchair through the palace and gardens for €150 supplement. 
Private Tour Cost: €560 for 1 person, €580 for 2 people, €670 for 3 people, €710 for 4 people, €847 for 5 people, €887 for 6 people, €977 for 7 people, €1017 for 8 people. 

* €20 off if booked as part of an accessible Paris travel package  (max. of 3 discounts)
Days of the week the tour is offered: Every day except Monday when the palace is closed. We also recommend you avoid the crowds on weekends.
Meeting time: Pick up between 8:30 am and 9:30 am
Meeting place: Pick up at your accessible Paris hotel
Maximum number of people on tour: 2 to 4 people depending on wheelchair/mobility scooter size.  We can also arrange for larger accessible vehicles if necessary.
Entrance tickets: Tickets to the palace are included for the guided group tour are included. Tickets to the French Gardens  are not included. From November to March admission to the gardens is typically free every day. From April to October there is usually an admission charge for the gardens on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays and on some other days (including bank holidays). You can view the exact details of admission policy on the Versailles website.
Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, and no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.


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