Hidden Gems Partnerships & links with the Tourism industry
HIDDEN GEMS, based 16 rue de l’arcade, 75008 Paris France is ATOUT FRANCE accredited tour operating company, under the certification number:IM075180099.
ATOUT FRANCE, also called FRANCE GUIDE in the US, is the French government tourist office entity that promotes and certifies tourism activity in France.
ATOUT FRANCE encourages and supports professional and financial integrity in tourism and provides information about member tour operators activities.
With a desire to elevate standards of professionalism in the travel industry ATOUT FRANCE established a consumer protection fund, followed by a member bonding requirement to protect travelers’ tour deposits and payments in case of bankruptcy or default.
Membership requirements of ATOUT FRANCE are relatively high, as tour operator candidates must meet specific minimums in terms of experience and qualification.
HIDDEN GEMS company must also carry a minimum of €50,000 in professional liability insurance.
HIDDEN GEMS is a member of the French Tour Operator Association (APST)
APST program requires each member company to post €50,000 minimum in security.
The security, to be held by APST, is solely for use in reimbursing consumers for tour payments or deposits lost in the event of APST member bankruptcy, insolvency, cessation of business, failure to refund consumer deposits or payments.
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^ Marie Antoinette’s Estate Tour ]
if you are keen to know more about the extravagant life and personality of France’s last Queen, this is the tour for you.
Price: 145€ / pers for 6 Duration: 4 hrs door-to-door
^ The Unmissables Half Day Tour ]
A perfect taster to Versailles if you are short of time or if you are a first time visitor.
Price: 155€ / pers for 6 Duration: 5 hrs door-to-door
^ Through The Hidden Doors half day Tour ]
On this tour, your tour guide takes you behind the scenes with exclusive access to areas that aren’t open to the public.
Price: 300€ / pers for 6 Duration: 5 hrs door-to-door
^ Vaux le Vicomte Tour ]
A true hidden gem! A magical place that inspired the construction of the Palace of Versailles. Come with us to see for yourself how the King of France found himself a rival. The largest, still inhabited private estate in France, Vaux le Vicomte will not disappoint.
Price: 180€ / pers for 6 Duration: 5 hrs door-to-door
^ The Louvre Tour ]
Residence of the French King before becoming a Museum, who wouldn’t have heard of the most famous art Museum in the world? But with this tour, you will discover a more hidden history of this grandiose landmark. Plus, view and interpret our selection of the best artefacts found at the Museum.
Price: 90€ / pers for 6 Duration: 2,5 hrs door-to-door
^ Giverny & Versailles Tour ]
Captivating art, impressive history, stunning gardens! Enjoy this and even more with this special tour, visiting two of the most alluring places in France. Learn about Monet & the Impressionist art movement in Giverny then immerse in the life of the French Monarchs in Versailles.
Price: 270€ / pers for 6 Duration: 9 hrs door-to-door
^ Versailles Garden Tour ]
These majestic gardens were the scene of many of King Louis XIV’s splendid balls and shows. Learn more about the significance of the gardens & of how magic came to life!
Price: 145€ / pers for 6 Duration: 5 hrs door-to-door
^ Through The Hidden Doors Full Day Tour ]
Go behind the scenes with your personal guide with exclusive access to areas closed to the general public, including the world of Marie Antoinette.
Price: 220€ / pers for 6 Duration: 9 hrs door-to-door
^ The Unmissables Full Day Tour ]
Our best-selling tour gives you the very best of Versailles in a day, including the Palace, gardens and the Queen’s Hamlet.
Price: 375€ / pers for 6 Duration: 8 hrs door-to-door