• Notre Dame
    Walking Tour

    "Our guide had a keen interest in design and architecture so we were
    privileged to have her perspective which contributed to a fascinating tour.
    This was one of our favorite tours!"

    anne, australia

  • Notre Dame
    Walking Tour

    "Our guide had a keen interest in design and architecture so we were
    privileged to have her perspective which contributed to a fascinating tour. 
    This was one of our favorite tours!"

    ANNE, AUSTRALIA

Notre Dame & Île de la Cité Walking Tour

Notre Dame & Île de la Cité Walking Tour

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Experience Notre Dame Cathedral and Île de la Cité.

On this story-packed tour you will unlock the secrets of Paris’ historical origins and explore the city’s most visited monument, Notre Dame Cathedral. Île de la Cité, the central island of Paris, is where the history of this great city begins.

On this two-hour leisurely walk, you will learn about the myriad of sites the island has to offer, including Sainte Chapelle, the Memorial of the Deported, the Conciergerie, Palais de Justice and Pont Neuf. Then, from peasants to emperors to hunchbacks, we will delve into the rich history of the interior and exterior of Notre Dame de Paris and find out why over 13 million people come to see her every year.

  • Approximately 2 hours
  • Monument / Museum
  • Leisurely
  • Morning, Afternoon
    • Live Guide
    • Interior visit of Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Adults €20.00
    Students (ID required) €20.00
    Children (4-11) €20.00
    Infants (0-3) €0.00
  • This tour meets at the equestrian statue of Henry IV on the Pont Neuf Bridge at the western end of the island of Ile de la Cité. The closest métro station is Pont Neuf (line 7). Upon exiting the station you will be on the Pont Neuf bridge; continue straight across the river and you’ll see a Statue of Henry IV on a horse on your right. Your guide will meet you at that statue.
  • English
    • Notre Dame is an active place of worship and requires guest's shoulders to be covered inside the cathedral. Please wear appropriate clothing or bring along a scarf or cardigan to wear during your visit.
    • This tour covers approximately 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) and is very easy paced, but we encourage all guests to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Approximately 2 hours
  • Monument / Museum
  • Leisurely
  • Morning, Afternoon
    • Live Guide
    • Interior visit of Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Adults €20.00
    Students (ID required) €20.00
    Children (4-11) €20.00
    Infants (0-3) €0.00
  • This tour meets at the equestrian statue of Henry IV on the Pont Neuf Bridge at the western end of the island of Ile de la Cité. The closest métro station is Pont Neuf (line 7). Upon exiting the station you will be on the Pont Neuf bridge; continue straight across the river and you’ll see a Statue of Henry IV on a horse on your right. Your guide will meet you at that statue.
  • English
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    • Notre Dame is an active place of worship and requires guest's shoulders to be covered inside the cathedral. Please wear appropriate clothing or bring along a scarf or cardigan to wear during your visit.
    • This tour covers approximately 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) and is very easy paced, but we encourage all guests to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Approximately 2 hours
  • Monument / Museum
  • Leisurely
  • Morning, Afternoon
    • Live Guide
    • Interior visit of Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Adults €20.00
    Students (ID required) €20.00
    Children (4-11) €20.00
    Infants (0-3) €0.00
  • This tour meets at the equestrian statue of Henry IV on the Pont Neuf Bridge at the western end of the island of Ile de la Cité. The closest métro station is Pont Neuf (line 7). Upon exiting the station you will be on the Pont Neuf bridge; continue straight across the river and you’ll see a Statue of Henry IV on a horse on your right. Your guide will meet you at that statue.
  • English
  • 16
    • Notre Dame is an active place of worship and requires guest's shoulders to be covered inside the cathedral. Please wear appropriate clothing or bring along a scarf or cardigan to wear during your visit.
    • This tour covers approximately 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) and is very easy paced, but we encourage all guests to wear comfortable shoes.

Tour Highlights

  • Guided Tour Inside Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Famous Stained Glass Windows
  • Gothic Architecture
  • Conciergerie
  • Palais de Justice
  • Pont Neuf
  • Sainte Chapelle Exterior
  • Île de la Cité

FAQ

  • Expand/Collapse Where is the meeting point?

    This tour meets at the equestrian statue of Henry IV on the Pont Neuf Bridge at the western end of the island of Ile de la Cité. The closest métro station is Pont Neuf (line 7). Upon exiting the station you will be on the Pont Neuf bridge; continue straight across the river and you’ll see a Statue of Henry IV on a horse on your right. Your guide will meet you at that statue.

    Click here for map.

  • Expand/Collapse Is there a dress code inside Notre Dame Cathedral?

    Yes, Notre Dame is an active place of worship and requires guest's shoulders to be covered inside the cathedral. Please wear appropriate clothing or bring along a scarf or cardigan to wear during your visit.

  • Expand/Collapse Do we go up the towers of Notre Dame?

    No, this tour does not include entry up the towers. If you are interested in climbing the towers of Notre Dame, our Skip the Line Notre Dame Towers and Sainte Chapelle Tour might be for you!

     

  • Expand/Collapse Does this tour include entry into any monuments?

    We will go inside Notre Dame Cathedral, which does not have an entry fee. All other monuments on this tour will be viewed from the exterior.

     

  • Expand/Collapse How many minutes prior to tour time should I meet?

    We request that all guests arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled start time. We do not have the luxury of waiting for guests who are running late, or catching them up after the fact. 

     

  • Expand/Collapse Does this tour visit the inside of Sainte Chapelle?

    No, this tour does not include entry into Sainte Chapelle, although we will visit the exterior. If you are interested in visiting the interior of 'the Jewel Box of Paris', our Skip the Line Notre Dame Towers and Sainte Chapelle Tour might be for you!

     

  • Expand/Collapse What is the number to call if I am lost, and trying to find the meeting point?

    If you are having problems finding the meeting location for your tour, please call us at +33.1.85.08.19.76 and our staff will be happy to help you find your way.

     

  • Expand/Collapse How far do we walk?

    Approximately 3 kilometres (1.8 miles). This is an easy paced walk with very few stairs, although we always encourage guests to wear comfortable shoes.

  • Expand/Collapse How many people will be in my tour group?

    This tour operates in groups of 16 people or less.

     

  • Expand/Collapse Are children allowed on this tour?

    Of course! We are always eager to host families on our tours.

  • Expand/Collapse Are reservations required for this tour?

    We can accept walk-ups for this tour, but highly recommend booking in advance if you would like to ensure a spot.  

  • Expand/Collapse Is this tour wheelchair accessible?

    Yes, this tour is wheelchair accessible. Please note that some portions of the tour will include cobbled streets where wheelchair users may need to use caution, but there are no stairs involved on this tour. 

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Notre Dame & Île de la Cité Walking Tour Reviews

Notre Dame & Île de la Cité Walking Tour   is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tour Sonja told us much about the history of Île de la Cité. We were only 5 people so we could ask questions.
Date published: 2018-08-31
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