Discover the Ile de la Cité and the Notre-Dame Cathedral, a true masterpiece of Gothic architecture, an UNESCO world heritage site and is the most visited monument in France. Meet your host near the Cathedral, take a short walking tour that will include skip-the-line access into the Notre Dame Towers on your own. Climbing 422 steps to the top of the towers, you will discover the hidden wonders of Notre-Dame Cathedral: The gargoyles, the arrow as well as the stained glass and rose windows. From above you will be able to admire a breath-taking panoramic view of Paris and see some of the capital’s most beautiful monuments from a new perspective.
What you can expect
Located on the Ile de la Cité, Notre-Dame Cathedral was built over nearly two centuries, between 1163 and the mid-14th century. A true cultural and religious edifice, the cathedral has always been at the heart of France’s history. Napoleon I was crowned here in 1804 and it is also the main setting of one of Victor Hugo’s most beautiful literary works, the Hunchback of Notre-Dame. Come discover the most visited monument of France while our expert host relates fascinating anecdotes about this true masterpiece of Gothic architecture! You can admire the famous gargoyles, the stained glass and the cathedral’s three rose windows considered among the greatest masterpieces of Christendom. Then climb to the top of the towers where you can admire one of the most beautiful views of Paris.
Good to know
Cathedral opening hours: every day from 10am to 6.30pm (April to September)/ 10am to 5.30pm (October to March)
30 minutes discovering the Ile de la Cite with your host
Important: The confirmation voucher is not your entry ticket. Your ticket will be given to you directly by your host at the arranged meeting point
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
Mandatory meet the guide at the meeting point (statue CharleMagne in front of the Cathedral) to get priority access to buy your ticket to visit the towers. Do not go directly into the towers with the voucher.
The welcoming service is available in English
All ticket sales are definitive and unfortunately no refunds can be given.