Paris:Ile de la Cité Medieval Private Walking 4-Hr Tour

Product ID: 66714

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Key Details
4 hours
Skip the Line
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What You'll Do
  • See the most historic sights of central Paris, wrapped up in one package
  • Save valuable time by skipping lines at certain key monuments
  • Interact privately with your guide
  • Turn back the clock to Parisian life during the Middle Ages
  • Take in breathtaking views of the Seine River and Ile de la Cité
Get to the medieval soul of Paris with a private walking tour in the historic heart of the city— the Ile de la Cité. Explore the gothic details and magnificent architecture of Notre Dame Cathedral, inside and out, Sainte-Chapelle and the Conciergerie.
What to Expect
The historic Ile de la Cité is the central island of Paris and home to an exceptional collection of old monuments: Notre Dame Cathedral, the Sainte-Chapelle and the Conciergerie. Each is a shining example of medieval splendor that spans the 12th through 14th centuries. Immerse yourself in this fascinating past by getting exclusive private visits inside all three, accompanied by expert commentary by a qualified local guide. With your private guide, you’re sure to get a true interactive experience during this exciting walking tour.

Notre Dame Cathedral, now over 850 years old, still reigns as a titan of Gothic architecture. Scour its exteriors of delicately sculpted stone and imposing bell towers. Decode the secret messages of the façade and unearth long-forgotten voices from the past. Learn about the church’s famously hunchbacked bell ringer, the devilish myth of its main doorways and how the French Revolution almost destroyed the cathedral—literally. Inside Notre Dame discover striking stained glass windows, dizzying vaulted ceilings and a plethora of unexpected details from long ago.

Skip the long line in front of the Sainte-Chapelle to enjoy the most stunning medieval windows in the world. This private chapel of the king, completed in 1248, once housed Christ’s crown of thorns and was the most prestigious and powerful place in all the land.

Continue your VIP status by bypassing the line at the Conciergerie. This former royal palace was converted into a sinister prison full of dungeons and torture chambers. Relive the terrible conditions of the condemned by viewing prison cells from centuries ago, including that of the building’s most famous prisoner—Marie Antoinette.
What's Included
  • Private art historian guide
  • Skip-the-line tickets to Sainte-Chapelle and Conciergerie
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Meet your guide just outside the “Cité” metro station on line 4. There is only one exit when leaving the station. The exact address of the station is “Place Louis-Lépine” on rue de Lutèce. Your guide will be wearing a special logo badge. (Open in Google Maps)

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Product ID: 66714