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Notre Dame Cathedral Tour with Tower Access Option

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from US$ 32.89 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Explore the most-recognized churches in the world, the Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Notre-Dame Cathedral is a UNESCO world heritage site and one of the most visited monument in France
  • Admire Notre Dame’s gothic architecture, the famous Rose Window, gargoyles and stone statues
  • Enjoy fascinating commentary by your guide as you admire the magnificent church
  • Overview

    Explore one of the most famous churches in the world: the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral and admire its Gothic architecture. Admire the majestic church while enjoying fascinating commentary by an expert guide. The Notre Dame Cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage site and was immortalized in Victor Hugo’s ‘Hunchback of Notre Dame’.

    Get assisted till the ticket booths (tickets can be purchased separately inside the cathedral) of the towers of the famous cathedral and climb the 422 steps to the top and see the gargoyles, enjoy spectacular views of Paris and feel the wind blowing through your hair!

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    1 hour 30 minutes approx.

    Start time

    10am and 2pm

    Meeting Point

    Make your way to the statue of Charlemagne in front of the Cathedral and meet the guide to redeem your ticket for the voucher.

    Ending Point

    Your tour will come to an end at the Notre Dame Cathedral.


    Reach the statue of Charlemagne in front of the Cathedral and meet the guide to redeem your ticket for the voucher.

    Admire the impressive facade and large portals of the church’s exterior as it stands majestically decorated with statues and catch a glimpse of the well-known gargoyles figurines and stone statues.

    Explore the stunning exterior and interiors of the cathedral, a Gothic architectural gem. A leading example of French gothic architecture, Notre Dame is considered one of the most famous churches in the world.

    The Cathedral forms the setting of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece, ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’. Study the many striking features of the majestic site, including the Rose Window which casts stunning reflections on the floor when the sun shines.

    After you capture the excellence of the Notre Dame Cathedral, you can purchase the towers ticket separately at you own cost inside the Cathedral. Your guide will be assisting you to the ticket counters of Notre Dame towers. Before you start off, your guide will update you with useful tips and suggestions to make the most out of your tower journey. Finally, embark on the adventure of climbing the 422 steps to the top of the tower and discover the hidden wonders of Notre-Dame Cathedral: The gargoyles, the arrow and the ornate stained glass and rose windows.

    Stop for a few moments to admire the belfry and the bells, particularly the famous great bell Emmanuel. The top of the tower also boasts the most splendid views of Paris! Enjoy a bird’s eye view of the charming capital and see the iconic attractions of Paris from a wonderful vantage point.

    After the Notre Dame self-guided tour, you can continue to explore Paris on your own.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • 1-hour guided visit of the Notre Dame Cathedral
    • Access to the Cathedral
    • Live guide


    • Notre Dame Towers Ticket (tickets to be bought separately inside the Cathedral)
    • Meals
    • Gratuities
  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

    Please be aware that the roof visit does not unfortunately have wheelchair access.

    Please be aware that the top of the tower visit is a 422 step climb.

    Tickets for the Notre Dame Towers is not included. It can be purchased separately inside the Cathedral.

    Your guide will bring you to the booths where you will be able to book the timeslot of your choice for a visit to the Notre-Dame Towers. If you need any help or assistance, you will be able to ask Notre - Dame towers staff and our guide will be present to assist you.

    Rest assured, we plan our tours so as to allow you to be able to book an available timeslot.

    Notre-Dame Towers have put in place a system called "Je File" allowing to manage Notre-Dame towers' access for individual customers. It's essential to use "Je File" to book your access to Notre Dame's towers. The booth you'll be brought to will allow you to do that.

    We are not responsible for your Notre-Dame Tower's reservation and purchase.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised  activity to reconfirm.