How do you find information on touring the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina?


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The Biltmore Estate’s own website, www.biltmore.com, offers information about tours, concerts and other events. In addition, websites such as www.romanticasheville.com and TripAdviser.com can provide you with information on touring the Biltmore Estate, reviews and other tools for planning a trip.

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Daytime visitors to the Biltmore Estate pay admission fees that include a self-guided tour of the Biltmore House, including its historic grounds; admission to Antler Hill Village; “The Vanderbilts at Home and Abroad” exhibit; and a free wine tasting and guided tour of the estate’s winery. The estate adjusts daytime admission prices on a seasonal basis.

As of 2015, from March 20 through May 21, regular adult admission is $59 while children between 10 and 16 get in for $29.50. Discounts are available for tickets purchased in advance – $52 for tickets purchased one to six days ahead and $47 for tickets purchased at least seven days ahead. Discounted advance admission for children is $26.50 and $23 respectively. From May 22 through September 7, adult tickets run $60, $55 (one to six days ahead) and $50 (at least seven days ahead), while admission for children is free. In addition, annual passes for adults that also admit children for free cost $149 each.

The estate also offers other tours: a 90-minute audio tour for $10 per person, 90-minute guided Biltmore House tours for $17, 60-minute rooftop tours and 60-minute behind-the-scenes guided tours for $17 and two-hour premium tours of the house at $150 for adults and $75 for children.

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