Join us on a journey into the heart of medieval and Gothic Paris to explore the history and legacy that envelope Ile de la Cité and Notre Dame Cathedral. HIGHLIGHTS:
* An Ile de la Cité tour that delves into Parisian history
* Tour inside Notre Dame Cathedral with an expert guide
* Stand in the very heart of Paris
Start with a fascinating walking tour of the famous Ile de la Cité in the middle of the Seine River; home to kings, revolutions, and the infamous gargoyles. See the imposing walls of the Conciergerie, where Marie-Antoinette spent her last days during the French Revolution, and admire the oldest clock in Paris, dating back to 1535 - it still works! Stand on the 0km point in front of Notre Dame from where all French road distances are calculated - you are truly in the heart of Paris.
You are invited to enter the famous towers of Notre Dame to discover the medieval symbol of Paris avoiding the crowds. We start at imposing forecourt and it won't be long before you realise why Victor Hugo chose to make this location the setting for his widely acclaimed novel, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”. From the flying buttresses to the threatening gargoyles and the sky-reaching spires, the presence of this Gothic building is both beautiful and ominous. Inside, marvel at its monumental organ and the imposing bell towers. Thanks to your eloquent guide's narrations, you will see history unfolding in front of you, from ancient times to the present day. Join us on a journey into the heart of medieval and Gothic Paris to explore the history and legacy that envelope Ile de la Cité and Notre Dame Cathedral.Start with a fascinating walking tour of the famous Ile de la Cité in the middle of the Seine River; home to kings, revolutions, and the infamous gargoyles. Meeting/pick-up point: The statue of Henri IV, in the middle of Pont Neuf Bridge – in the West side of Ile de la cite.
Duration: 2 hours.
Others: It is the responsibility of all visitors to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure. Our coordinators will be wearing blue polo shirts or jackets at the meeting point for easy recognition. We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or any impairments requiring special assistance. We are also unable to accommodate strollers or baby carriages on our group tours. Please note that on some occasions Notre Dame may be closed at the last minute for religious services and events. In this case customers will be offered a free rebooking of this tour or a full refund.