Guided City Tour and Notre-Dame Cathedral Area

  • Description

Enjoy a bus city tour, a guided visit and discover the history of the capital through its various districts and monuments. You will embark a boat shuttle to join Notre Dame cathedral. Your experimented guided will let you in and tell you about the history of this landmark. 

Place des Vosges in Paris
Place des Vosges in Paris

Your tour will start from PARISCityVISION agency where you will board one of our air-conditionned coach escorted by our guide. You will begin with a tour through ones of the oldest quarters of Paris: Le Marais or the Latin quarter. You will also see its notorious monuments such as the Louvre museum, the Bastille, the Panthéon and Notre-Dame cathedral. While driving around, you will listen to fascinating comments and anecdots about Paris history.

This city tour will allow you to understand the evolution of Paris up to nowadays through its past and the monuments and districts you will see during the tour such as : the Opera Garnier, place Vendôme, the Comedie Francaise theatre, the Louvre Museum, the Bridge of Arts, Place des Vosges, Ile Saint Louis, Ile de la Cité, the Pantheon and many others. 

Afterwards, the bus will drive you close to our office where you will embark on a boat shuttle on the Seine that will get you to Notre Dame cathedral. You will enjoy the guided visit of this known worldwide church that became famous with Victor Hugo.

Before entering the cathedral, your guide will explain you the facade decorated with biblical scenes, and the various portals of the cathedral. You will get in and discover the most famous monument of the Ile de la Cité. The guide will comment on the construction and the architecture of this huge cathedral, which was in its time the largest cathedral in France.  You will be able to admire today the different paintings, sculptures and stained-glass windows inside the cathedral, each one endowed with a meaning. Every first Friday of the month you will have the chance to see the relics of the Passion of Christ inscribed in the cathedral. You can also admire in one of the chapels that surround the building the Holy Crown of Thorns, a piece of the Cross and a nail of the Passion. You will then have the opportunity to visit Notre-Dame on your own.

Paris Notre-Dame
Paris Notre-Dame cathedral

At the end of the tour, you take back the Batobus in order to reach the station near our agency, close to the Louvre.

Please note :

  • Sundays and in case of mass, the guide will comment the Cathedral and its 3 portals from the square in front of the Church
  • In winter, the tour may be entirely executed by minibus 
  • Highly recommended for clients interested in gaining knowledge on the main historical events of Paris and its monuments that one cannot discover from the large avenues
  • Please note that a correct outfit is required for Notre Dame Cathedral inside visit. Shorts, off shoulder dresses, miniskirts, etc. are not accepted. 

The price includes:

  • Transportation in air conditioned coach
  • Transfer to Notre Dame by Batobus (except in January and February and during the Seine river floods) or in a minibus
  • The services of a tour guide

Further information on your confirmation voucher:

You will receive your confirmation and your tour voucher in 2 separate emails. Present it on paper or your smartphone to the PARISCityVISION office on the day of your departure.

  • Duration 3:45 hour(s)
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  • Highlights
  • Embark on a bus city tour with the comments of a guide retracing the history of Paris
  • Discover anecdotes about the oldest neighborhoods of Paris accumulated over the years
  • Enjoy a walking guided tour of Ile de la Cité, Notre-Dame cathedral area

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Address : PARISCityVISION Agency
2 rue des Pyramides 75001 Paris
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Metro: Tuileries , Pyramides


3:45 hour(s)