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Paris: Notre-Dame and Île de la Cité Walking Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Explore the streets of Île de la Cité and uncover the area’s turbulent history from your expert guide
  • Visit the Notre Dame Cathedral and admire the gothic architecture, grand archways and stonework
  • Admire a dazzling display of more than 6,500 square feet of 13th-century stained glass on display at the cathedral
  • Stroll past the famous Sainte Chapelle and the Conciergerie, two famous historical sites of Paris
  • Explore the streets of Ile Saint Louis with its famous boutiques and restaurants!
  • Overview

    Come face to face with medieval Paris on this fabulous combo tour of Ile de la Cité and the Notre Dame Cathedral. Enjoy a guided tour of the Notre Dame Cathedral, which was the setting of Victor Hugo’s masterpiece ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’.

    Stroll past the famous Sainte Chapelle which houses precious Christian relics and the Conciergerie, the prison where Marie Antoinette was held. Explore the charming Ile Saint Louis with its famous boutiques and restaurants!

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    2 hours

    Start time

    2:00pm

    Meeting Point

    Set In Paris( a coffee shop ), 61 quai de la Tournelle, 75005 Paris. Meet your guide at the agency. Please be there atleast 20 minutes before the departure.

    Ending Point

    Ile Saint Louis

    Itinerary

    Meet your guide at the designated point at the scheduled time. The tour begins with a walk through the Ile de la Cité, an island in the middle of the River Seine. Learn about how the Ile de la Cité became the hub of French royals. See where Marie Antoinette was imprisoned in the building that served as a royal palace in the 14th century.

    You will next be taken on a guided tour of the Notre Dame Cathedral, considered the most famous cathedral in the world. Study the gothic architecture of the majestic cathedral, also the setting for Victor Hugo’s masterpiece ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’.

    See the gargoyles and other stone statues, the beautiful stained glass windows, the mighty 13th-century organ and admire the gothic architecture. See the archways, buttresses and statues of the cathedral and know the history behind this grand structure.

    Stroll past Sainte Chapelle and the Conciergerie, cross the St. Louis Bridge and stroll down the streets of the Ile Saint Louis. Explore the famous restaurants and boutiques there as your guide recommends the best places to sample sumptuous French fare.

    Make your own way back to the hotel after the tour ends or continue sightseeing on your own.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Walking tour
    • English-speaking guide
    • Entrance to Notre-Dame Cathedral
    • Visit to gastronomic venues

    Exclusions

    • Food and drinks
    • Pick-up and drop off
    • Visit to the towers of Notre Dame
    • Cooked meats, cheese and ice cream tasting
  • Please note

    Entrance into religious sites requires a strict dress code. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. Improper dress could result in refused entry.

    Voucher Information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.