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  1. France
  2. Ile-de-France
  3. Paris
  4. Sainte-Chapelle

Notre Dame and Ile de la Cite Walking Tour in English

Product ID: 164220
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Visit the historical center of Paris and learn about its humble beginnings. Explore île-de la Cité, an island in the heart of Paris which is home to some of the city's most historical sites.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Skip the line to Sainte-Chappelle, a true hidden gem of Paris
  • Join a guided tour inside Notre Dame Cathedral and marvel at the famous stained glass windows
  • Explore Île de la Cité and learn about the island's sites such as the Conciergerie, Palais de Justice, and Pont Neuf
Full description
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, 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. This tour also includes skip-the-line access to Sainte-Chappelle, a chapel originally built to hold the Crown of Thorns, now boasts one of the most breathtaking displays of stained glass in the world.

Then, from peasants to emperors to hunchbacks, you will delve into the rich history of the exterior of Notre Dame de Paris and find out why over 13 million people come to see her every year.
  • Live guide
  • Interior visit of Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Skip-the-line access to Sainte-Chappelle
What’s Not Included
  • Guide gratuity (optional)
  • Tower access at Notre Dame

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meets outside Brasserie Les Deux Palais, 3 Boulevard du Palais, 75004 just outside the Cité metro stop (line 4) on street level in Place Louis Lépine. Your guide will be wearing a Fat Tire Tours shirt and holding a sign.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Weapons or sharp objects
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This tour covers approximately 3 kilometers and is very easy paced, but it is recommended that you wear comfortable shoes
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Overall rating
4.3 / 5
based on 8 reviews
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Fat Tire Tours - Paris

Product ID: 164220