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Guided Tour of Notre-Dame Cathedral Area and the Sainte Chapelle

Discover the legendary Opéra Garnier and find out the secrets of Paris with a guided tour on foot through the covered passages of the city. End your tour with a panoramic view of Paris from the rooftop of the Galeries Lafayette.

The tour will begin with a guided visit of the charming Ile de la Cite. See the Notre Dame Cathedral from the outside and learn about its history and mysteries.

Built between the 12th and the 14th century, Paris’s iconic Notre Dame Cathedral was made famous by the coronation of Napoleon I in 1804. Your guide will explain the significance of the exterior façade and show you the many symbols related to the Virgin Mary.

After visiting Notre Dame, follow your guide to the Sainte Chapelle for a guided tour of about one hour. This Gothic chapel was commissioned to be built by Saint Louis in order to house Christ’s Crown of Thorns. You can also see exceptional stained glass windows, which depict scenes from both the Old and New Testament. Their colors and minute detail are sure to amaze you. The Sainte Chapelle is one of the most beautiful examples of Gothic architecture in the world.The excursion ends after your visit to Sainte Chapelle. You may then continue to discover Ile de la Cité on your own.

Experience Includes

  • Guided walking tour to discover Paris from the Middle Ages
  • Discover with our guide the charming Ile de la Cité, Notre-Dame cathedral area
  • Individual audio guides offer a convenient visit
  • Experienced guide
  • Entrance to Sainte Chapelle with its magnificent stained-glass windows

Experience Excludes

  • Hotel transfers
  • Refreshments
  • Optional gratuities


Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays from April - October and Wednesdays & Saturdays from November - March

Departure location

ParisCityVision Agency, 7 Rue Lagrange, 75005 Paris

Start times



Around 2.5 hours

Terms & Conditions

  • Please be at the meeting point at least 30 minutes before the tour begins.
  • The itinerary is subject to change without notice.
  • You will receive a voucher for this experience. Please read it thoroughly.
  • Once booked tickets are non refundable.