Why walk with the crowds & stand in line when you can bike, brunch & skip the line? Designed with the efficient traveller in mind, join us to ride, taste & hear the scandalous tales of the French Royal Family on this truly memorable trip. We take the train to Versailles where we are licensed to guide inside and Skip the infamous Line to explore the Château & iconic Hall of Mirrors. We ride through the town & breath-taking Royal Grounds. The stunning 2,000 acres of Versailles are far larger than most expect. You can save your feet, escape the crowds & discover secret places seen by few tourists & unknown to Parisians. Our bikes enable us to access places others cannot, the ride is leisurely, far from the Tour de France! Having worked up an appetite we lay out our French picnic brunch by the Grand Canal. In France we take picnics very seriously: great company, baguettes, wine, cheese, local charcuterie, we will share with you our favorites. Be prepared to taste local food & picnic like a royal in the sun! If you are looking for a unique experience, out of the city, away from hoards of tourists, & want to make the most of your time in Versailles- look no further than this trip! GOOD TO KNOW: -Group Size: limited to 12 Riders. -Total Cost 115€: 95€ online to secure you spot, 20€ on the day for entry tickets. -We adjust our entry time to the Château to best avoid crowds.
Stu & Niki
Local to Versailles for 20 years & deeply passionate about France, travel, history, food & cycling. Following years as a Historian & official State Licensed Guide I founded Boutique Bike Tours to offer fun, bespoke off the beaten path experiences ideal for foodies, inquisitive adventurers & story lovers. We escape the crowds, skip the long lines & show off the very best hidden gems. We are excited to share with you our hometown, local knowledge & recommendations. Versailles has a way of capturing the hearts of all who visit, we love it so much that we moved here & we hope you’ll love it too! We pride ourselves in providing a personalised experience in small groups (max 12) with the best guides. More often than not we are fully booked. If this is the case please contact us at www.boutiquebiketours.com we may be able to accommodate you.
Brunch French Style: We provide a selection of our French favorites from our local award winning market. Délicieux!
-Skip the Line Access & Pro Guiding Inside the Château. -20€ to be paid on the day for entry tickets. -We are amongst the few…
-Return Train Ticket. From the meeting point in Paris to Versailles and back after the experience. We avoid busy trains…
-Bike Helmet (optional) --Rain jackets & good humor if the worst were to happen.
The town of Versailles (our home!) to explore the King's Château, Bedroom, State Rooms, Hall of Mirrors & gardens, previously home to the most powerful family in the world for over a century!
-We Skip the Line & Guide Inside the Château, we do not leave you with an audio guide -Vegetarian, Vegan & Special Dietary Options available upon request -In winter we do not ride bikes, contact us to find out more!
Bike & Brunch: The Best of Versailles