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Notre-Dame Cathedral Guided Tour

  • Visit UNESCO–listed Notre Dame Cathedral, a top Paris landmark
  • Discover Gothic features on the high walls you might not spot without a guide
  • Hear the tale of Quasimodo, the fictional bell-ringer in Victor Hugo’s book
Notre-Dame Cathedral Guided Tour
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English Guide : 2:00 pm
Visit Notre Dame inside and out with your host and discover the secrets of this gigantic gothic cathedral.
English Guide : 8:30 am
Visit Notre Dame inside and out with your host and discover the secrets of this gigantic gothic cathedral.
English Guide : 10:00 AM
Visit Notre Dame inside and out with your host and discover the secrets of this gigantic gothic cathedral.
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Notre Dame Cathedral is one of Paris’ top attractions, with a history dating back to the 12th century. On this guided visit, explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site cathedral inside and out, and gain insight into its Gothic architecture. With your guide to lead the way, see hidden details many visitors miss, hear the legend about the Hunchback of Notre Dame, and learn more about French history.

What to Expect
Make your way to Notre Dame Cathedral at the time chosen at checkout, and meet your guide near the cathedral to begin your tour.

First, explore the streets surrounding the cathedral—some of the first built in Paris. Admire the striking Gothic architecture from all angles, and listen as your guide points out hidden features high up the walls of this UNESCO–listed masterpiece.

As you explore, hear the tale about bell-ringer Quasimodo—the Hunchback of Notre Dame in Victor Hugo’s book—and consider if he was deserving of Esmerelda’s love.

Then, step inside the cathedral and discover treasures including the beautiful rose windows—through which the sun shines onto the stone floor.

When your time in Notre Dame Cathedral comes to an end, step outside to conclude your guided visit.
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1 - 5 of 21 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Not worth it

My husband and I assumed that the tour would be inside. The majority of the tour was outside and waiting on line. We also assumed we would be allowed skip the line access, since we were with a group. Better to save your money and...More

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Busy, busy, busy.

The square in front of Notre Dame is heaving with people all trying for that tourist photo or queuing for tickets. Buy tickets before you go and skip the queues OR queue for a very long time. Lovely building; magnificent architecture and windows. Not the...More

Thank Zedvictor
Reviewed 1 week ago

I would highly recommend this tour. Unbelievable building, tour guide was very good. My only knock, group was slightly too large.

Thank jpr53
Reviewed 6 June 2018
Cathedral is a must visit site

Visiting Paris, you should definitely visit the cathedral. However, the tour was very disappointing. Tour felt disorganized. Guide was late and information provided was superficial. My wife's headset was broken and an extra headset was not available. We left the tour group returning our headsets...More

4  Thank Michael S
Reviewed 29 May 2018

It is a very beautiful Cathedral they are in the middle of restoration but you can see the new clean up look and how much more work they have to go. I could not believe its free.

3  Thank SLindsey1225
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Byron W
17 June 2018|
Response from dlman265 | Reviewed this property |
It was open when we were there but I do not remember if it was an additional charge or not.
26 April 2018|
Response from leeus86 | Reviewed this property |
We were there at 8am and they had services going on
19 April 2018|
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Response from Rocinanti | Reviewed this property |
We were there on a Saturday and there was a service taking place and open to the public. Not sure about Sundays.