Be guided through Notre Dame Cathedral and introduced to its history. Visit the Crypt and learn more about the past of the Ile-de-la-Cité.
Admire the beauty of Notre Dame Cathedral
Learn more about its fascinating history from a guide
Discover the secrets of the Crypt
Experience the heart of Paris with an enthusiastic guided tour of the magnificent Notre Dame Cathedral and the archaeological crypt under the church square on the Ile-de-la-Cité.
You are invited to join our guide in front of Notre Dame Cathedral. The cathedral with its extravagant Gothic style is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a must for your visit to Paris. Our guide will first show you the incredible facade of this religious building. You will see the bas-reliefs decorating the three doors and depicting religious scenes. Above the main entrance a magnificent rose dominates the structure.
Our guide will give you quick and easy access to the church. You will then feel the peace that reigns in this cathedral, where tranquility is needed out of respect for the place. Admire the unconditional beauty of the cathedral, with the stained glass windows that let the light shine through to brighten the shadows. The nave with its high stained glass windows, which give the corridor a majestic note, will impress you. Our tour guide will lead you through the aisles, in which there are several chapels. He will explain the stories and legends of Notre Dame and show you the most important facts. At the back of the church you can see the chapel where the relics of the crown of thorns are kept. Above each of the transepts you can see beautiful roses.
After the guided tour through the cathedral, our guide will take you to the crypt, which was built in 1980, where you can explore the 2000 year old history of the Ile-de-la-Cité, the historic centre of Paris. Afterwards you can explore the crypt on your own. You will then discover the archaeological traces that explain the urban and architectural development of the Ile-de-la-Cité. You will see the various buildings built on the Ile-de-la-Cité over the centuries from antiquity to the 20th century: The port of Lutetia, Gallo-Roman baths and an early 4th century city wall.
Dress appropriately. Shorts, naked shoulders, short skirts, etc. are not allowed.
There is no entrance for wheelchairs or prams.
The crypt is closed on Monday.
Go directly to Place Jean Paul II in front of Notre Dame with your voucher.
• Tour guide services
• Entry into the crypt
• Guided tour of the crypt
Notre-Dame Cathedral: 6 Parvis Notre-Dame - Jean-Paul II. Your guide will wait for you at the statue of Charlemagne.
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