Summary of The Day: Take a tour of Notre Dame Cathedral and the Ile de la Cité with an expert local guide, and explore 2000 years of tumultuous Parisian history, from the dark ages to WWII.
We begin with a fascinating walking tour of the famous Ile de la Cité in the heart of the Seine River, home to kings, revolutions, and to the infamous gargoyles. See the imposing walls of the Conciergerie, where Marie-Antoinette spent her last days during the French Revolution. 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.
As we enter the Cathedral of Notre Dame, you will see why Victor Hugo selected Notre Dame as the setting for his widely acclaimed novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The flying buttresses, menacing gargoyles, soaring spires, the monumental organ and the imposing bell towers create an ambience that is as beautiful as it is ominous. Watch history unfold as your expert guide recounts the amazing history of Notre Dame, from antiquity to current day.
Join us on this incredible journey into the heart of medieval and Gothic Paris and be enriched by the history, craftsmanship, and the legacy that envelope City Island and Notre Dame Cathedral.
The tour service ends at Notre Dame Cathedral.
|10:00AM (6/1/2016-11/9/2016, 6/1/2017-11/9/2017)||Paris||Ile de la Cite (at the entrance/exit to the Cité metro stop on Line 4,Paris)||Ile de la Cité 75004 Paris|
|2:00PM (6/1/2016-11/9/2017)||Paris||Ile de la Cite (at the entrance/exit to the Cité metro stop on Line 4,Paris)||Ile de la Cité 75004 Paris|
|USD $39.31||USD $33.69|
* Adult: 15 and older|
* Child: 4-14 years of age
* Participation is free for children under the age of 4; no reservation required.
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Charlie was awesome !! The best guide we have had ! He made this tour very interesting and he seems so passionate about his job, he not only explained the different sites very clearly, he told the stories in such an eloquent way !! He was a...lso very kind and available to answer all questions. AMAZING GUIDE Read full review
Shannon was phenomenal. She made the tour fun and interesting. Not only is she knowledgeable about the Notre Dame Cathedral, but about the history of Paris in general.
John was a great guide, he was very chatty, friendly and fun and his knowledge and passion for Notre Dame and its surrounding areas really shone through.
Charlie did an excellent job of bringing to life the sights we were seeing and had great story-telling abilities. He was extremely enthusiastic and amenable.
Liliya was very friendly and knowledgable. She gave a great tour.
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