Duration: 3 hours
Group Size: 8 max
Up to 48 h
- Iconic landmarks: the Notre-Dame cathedral (inside), Sainte-Chapelle (inside, skip-the-line tickets), Conciergerie (outside), Ile de la Cité, the Latin Quarter
- Captivating exploration of the historic heart of Paris
- (On demand) Conciergerie with skip-the-line access / Notre-Dame towers / Ile Saint-Louis / Collège des Bernardins
Welcome to the Île de la Cité, the historic heart of the French capital! Two thousand years of epic and turbulent history await you. Walking through this place full of stories and symbolism is like traveling back in time with characters from legend.
About the tour
Walking through this place full of stories and symbolism is like traveling back in time with characters from legend. From Roman invasions to the flourishing Middle Ages to the turmoil of the French Revolution, the Île de la Cité is a condensed history of France.
Three powers rose here and left us prestigious, secular, and sacred monuments. Discover all the secrets of Notre-Dame Cathedral, its countless statues, and the mysterious inscriptions of the Canons’ cloisters. Relive the upheaval of the famous prisoners of the Conciergerie and the Palais de Justice: Marie-Antoinette, Danton, Robespierre, Olympe de Gouges, Condorcet, Madame Roland… Admire the stained glass windows of Sainte-Chapelle, one of the Gothic wonders of the medieval world. Discover the impressive treasure hidden in the most beautiful equestrian statue in Paris, on the most renowned aging Lothario of bridges. Succumb to the charm and the poetry of medieval streets, bridges, parks, and squares.
Where is the meeting point?
We will email you the meeting point and other details of the tour upon booking.
Is the tour suitable for young children / seniors / turbulent teenagers?
The tour is appropriate for all guests in good health with good mobility. We walk at a moderate pace with short breaks. Please note that appropriate attire is required to visit the Notre-Dame Cathedral.
I have particular interests and/or special needs. Can this tour be customized?
Yes. Please contact us, and we will be happy to come up with a tailor-made solution for you.
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