Notre Dame and the Saint Chapel
This is a private tour of the Latin district, from the Island of La Cité and Notre Dame Cathedral , we will revive the history of the birth of Paris-when it was called Lutece, by the Romans.
You will get to visit the Royal Castle of la Cité and the Saint Chapel, jewel of the gothic art with its fascinating stained glass windows to better understand the religious devotion of the kings of France.
At Notre Dame you will live centuries of Paris history enjoying the emotions given by the lightness and colours of the stained glass roses;
A walk through the narrow streets of the cloister of the Cathedral will allow you to meet with Victor Hugo characters of Quasimodo and Esmeralda, and enjoy the magic view of Paris Islands above the bridge.
From the place of meeting, we will arrive on Place du Chatelet, to walk on and see, Pont Notre Dame, Boulevard du Palais, the Conciergerie and St Chapelle, rue de Lutèce, rue de la Cité, Notre Dame Cathedral, Pont au Double, the Church St Julien le Pauvre, rue de la Bucherie, the Shakespeare & Cie bookstore, rue de la Bucherie, rue de la Huchette, and through the tiniest street of Paris, will be back on Place St Michel or Place du Chatelet.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meeting in front of Notre Dame, below the statue of Charlemagne?
End location: The end of the tour can be back at the Hotel or any of your convenience withing the scheduled duration of 3 hours.
Duration: 3 hours
This duration covers the tour from the meeting location to the end of the guided tour.
This is a walking tour to be done by subway and public buses with a Day ticket pass,
or by car with driver at an additional cost, which I will customize upon your request.
The car provided will be recent, comfortable and air conditioned
Please contact me if you have more than 4 travelers in your group so that I can arrange a larger vehicle and customize a tour for you".
The tour includes my services as an Official Licensed guide and admission fees in Notre Dame and Saint Chapel.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 euros - If requested, the additional visit of the Conciergerie can be done and the towers of Notre Dame at the cost of 8euros each per person.
Access to Notre Dame towers, and to the treasures' museum of the Cathedral, entrance tickets to the Conciergerie, approximately 8 euros/person.
For a visit to the Towers, a prior booking 30 days at least in advance is necessary, so please let me know in advance.
Tour does not include public transport tickets, approximately 1.50 to 2 euros/person. Food or drinks are at your charge.
If required I can provide you with a private comfortable car and driver to pick you up at your hotel and carry us along the itinerary for an extra cost.
Please enquire me in advance if required;