Paris Discovery + Versailles Combine your visit to Paris with a half-day tour to Versailles
Make the most of your trip by combining your visit to Paris with a half-day tour to Versailles. This ticket includes a Paris hop-on hop-off bus tour, round-trip transportation from Paris to Versailles by coach, admission to the Palace of Versailles, and a dedicated audio guide.
- Explore the capital at your own pace
- Enjoy breathtaking views and capture unforgettable moments
- Discover the city in a responsible way - your panoramic bus tour is planet friendly!
- Receive key information about Paris through the audioguides for adults and children
- Visit the Versailles Palace and admire all the wonders of this World Heritage monument.
Every day from Tuesday to Sunday
Paris Discovery stop #1 and Versailles departure located at 11, rue Auber 75009 Paris
Paris Discovery First departure: 09:30 AM | Last departure: 06:30 PM
Versailles shuttle Morning departure 08:30 AM | Afternoon departure 12:30 PM
Overview Paris Discovery + Versailles
Plan your visit according to your preferences. Choose the date and time, that suit you best to visit the Versailles Palace and plan your hop-on hop-off bus tour any time during your trip. The Paris Discovery ticket is valid for 6 months from the date of purchase.
Departing from Paris, we will take you discover the splendour of the Versailles Palace, iconic symbol of French history, art, and architecture. Your visit includes a return ticket to Versailles, access to the Palace, the Park, the Gardens, and the estate of Trianon including the "Grand Trianon", the "Petit Trianon" and the Queen's Hamlet.
The Estate covers 800 hectares and has served as a hunting lodge, a seat of power, and since the 19th century, a museum. The rooms of the Palace house collections of paintings and sculptures representing both the prominent figures that illustrate the history of France and the significant events that have shaped it.
Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979, the Palace of Versailles now boasts 2,300 rooms spread over 63,154 m2 and stands as one of the finest achievements of French art in the 17th century. Discover all the treasures of this heritage through the dedicated audio guides included in your ticket.
Make the most of your Paris Discovery tour before or after your visit to the Palace of Versailles. Our 100% planet-friendly panoramic buses allow you to explore the city's main attractions such as the Opera, the Louvre Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral, the Sainte-Chapelle, the Orsay Museum, the Concorde, the Champs-Élysées, the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides, the Grand Palais, and many other exceptional sites. You can hop on and off at any stop and visit the city at your own pace over one, two, or three days.
Learn more about Paris through the audio guide specially designed for our route. If you are traveling with children, let them discover our dedicated channel available in French and English. They will love it!
Know before you go Paris Discovery + Versailles
Buses run daily. Service hours and bus frequency vary according to the season.
The Tootbus Paris by Night Tour takes place every day from Place du Carrousel 75009, Paris.
Departures vary throughout the year. Please kindly check the timetable page for futher information.
You can start the tour at any of the designated bus stops. Upon first validation on board the bus, your Paris Discovery ticket is valid for 24, 48 or 72 hours (as per the option selected).
The audio guide is available in English, French, Spanish, Italian and German on the bus devices and on the Tootbus app.
We provide you with free earphones on board the bus but you can also bring your own!
Kids audio guide specially designed to capture their attention all throughout the journey available in English and French on the bus devices and on the Tootbus app.
We operate the greenest fleet of hoho buses, composed by 100% clean-energy buses (electric or gas).
We also push to reduce plastic and paper waste and we advocate and promote sustainable tourism.
ON THE WAY TO VERSAILLES
Point of departure
11, rue Auber 75009 Paris
Time of departure
Morning tour 08:30am.
Afternoon tour 12:30pm
Guests are requested to arrive 15 minutes before the time of departure.
ON THE WAY BACK
Return meeting point
First pond of the Grand Canal, in front of "Les Terrasses"
Return departure time
Morning tour 01:30pm.
Afternoon tour 05:30pm.
Please note boarding closes its doors 5 minutes before the departure time.
Guests are requested to arrive 15 minutes before the departure time.
About the visit
- The Origami bus will drop you off at the parking "Place des Armes" right in front of the Palace.
- You may use the A Entrance to access the Palace.
- Pass the security control, you may pick up your audio guide to start your visit.
- You will have around 4 hours to visit the Palace, the Park, the Gardens and the estate of Trianon including the "Grand Trianon", the "Petit Trianon" and the Queen's Hamlet.
Please note the estate of Trianon opens at 12:00pm.
Good to know! There is a 30 mins walk in between the Palace and the return meeting point.
To access the audio guide, download the "Palace of Versailles" app available for smartphones and tablets. It can be used without internet connection and it includes not only commentaries about the Palace, the Gardens, the Trianon Estate and the Gallery of Coaches but also an interactive map of the Estate.
The commentaries are available in 10 languages: French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Portuguese, and Korean.
How to collect your tickets
Once your booking finalised, you will received a confirmation e-mail that IS NOT YOUR TICKET. The ticket including the round trip shuttle from Paris to Versailles and the entrance ticket to the Versailles Palace will be sent to you by email the day before the tour. Please make sure you check you mail box to collect your tickets!
Your needs...our priority! You want to plan your trip but you are not sure when you will be able to travel?
Tickets are valid for up to 6 months from the booking date, so you can book today and travel later.
Your plans changed? You can now amend or cancel your Paris Discovery ticket for free of charge during the ticket validity period and your Paris by Night ticket up to 24 hours before the date selected.
Versailles Palace half-day tour from Paris
Tickets are valid for the date and time selected. You can change or cancel your ticket for free of charge up to 72 hour before the tour date.