Guided tour of the Ile de la Cité

  • Description

Come and visit with our guide the charming Ile de la Cité, which represents the historic heart of the capital and illustrates medieval Paris through its streets, monuments and architecture. You will discover the secrets of Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral that you will be able to see from the outside.

You will find our passionate guide at our agency PARIS CITY VISION located a stone's throw from Notre-Dame de Paris. You will head towards the Ile de la Cité and walk through the picturesque streets where you will see the medieval architecture offering a particular charm to the quarter. You will discover the famous and typical flower market. You will be passing by the Conciergerie, the famous prison where Marie-Antoinette was before being executed. You will walk along the Palais de justice, which was an old Roman palace.

You will then reach the square of Notre-Dame and walk near the cathedral. Your guide will tell you about the history of this iconic Parisian landmark that is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During this visit, dive into the legends surrounding this sacred landmark built in a flamboyant gothic style, made famous by Victor Hugo's novel "The Hunchback of Notre Dame". Our guide will explain the history of Notre Dame cathedral, which has an important place in France's religious and national history. After having been a royal church in the Middle Ages, it was where Napoleon I was crowned, and where the Magnificent was sung during the Liberation of Paris in 1944 as General de Gaulle looked on. 

Paris Notre-Dame Cathedral
Paris Notre-Dame Cathedral

Our guide will leave you at the gates of the cathedral allowing you to continue your visit around Notre-Dame de Paris and on the Ile de la Cité.

The price includes :

  • Tour guide services

The price does not include :

  • Transport

Further information on your confirmation voucher :

You will receive your confirmation and your tour voucher in 2 separate emails. Please bring your tour voucher (printed or on the phone) and present it to the PARISCityVISION Notre-Dame office on the day of your departure.


    • Duration 1:30 hour
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    • Highlights
      • Explore the picturesque Ile de la Cité with its medieval architecture
      • Immerse yourself in the historical heart of Paris
      • Enjoy an exciting visit with an expert guide
      • Discover the legends and history of Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral

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      Address : Notre-Dame PARISCityVISION Agency
      7 Rue Lagrange 75005 Paris
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      1:30 hour


      Notre-Dame Cathedral