Discover the splendours of the Île de la Cité during a 3-hour guided tour in English. Among other things, admire the facade of Notre-Dame de Paris, enter the interior of the Shakespeare & Company bookstore. Your English-speaking guide, passionate about history, will make you relive the last moments of Marie-Antoinette at the Conciergerie, but also the stories told by the splendid stained glass windows of the Sainte Chapelle. You will benefit from skip-the-line entrance to the Conciergerie and the Sainte-Chapelle.
Start the visit in the famous Latin Quarter of Paris, home to the Sorbonne University. Then pass by the forecourt of Notre-Dame Cathedral to follow the progress of the renovation works following the spectacular and tragic fire of 2019. Your guide will reveal the history of its design and the great builders. You will then cross the very bucolic Paris flower market to get to the Sainte Chapelle which quite simply has the most beautiful stained glass windows in the world. Your guided tour of the Île de la Cité in English will end with that of the Conciergerie, a medieval palace then a revolutionary prison where Marie Antoinette was imprisoned until her death.
What is included in the guided tour of the Île de la Cité?
The guided tour of the Île de la Cité includes a visit to the forecourt of Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral, the interior of the Sainte Chapelle and its famous stained glass windows as well as the Conciergerie and in particular the cell of Marie's prison. -Antoinette.
How long does a guided tour of the Île de Notre-Dame de Paris take?
This walk in English lasts 3 hours to discover everything to see on the Île de la Cité.