Join this skip-the-line tour of Notre Dame cathedral, its towers and the Ile de la Cite while you are in the city of lights and love. Discover 2000 years of tumultuous Parisian history, from the dark ages to WWII.
This tour begins with a fascinating stroll along the streets and alleyways of the heart of Paris, the famous Ile de la Cité on the Seine River, once home to kings and revolutions. Victor Hugo chose Notre Dame as the setting for his historically acclaimed novel ‘The Hunchback of Notre Dame’ and with this view from the Ile de la Cite you will certainly understand why, with its flying buttresses, menacing gargoyles, spires, the monumental organ and the imposing bell towers. Your guide will weave tales about the cathedral's amazing history from antiquity to the current day.
Your tour continues onto the Notre Dame's bell towers with special skip-the-line access, potentially saving you a very tedious wait as lines can stretch to several hours during high season. The towers, with their 13-ton bell and army of gargoyles are a fascinating experience each step of the way, with a spectacular view as you look down upon Paris.
Join this adventurous tour into the heart of medieval and Gothic Paris and learn about the history, craftsmanship and the legacy surrounding City Island and Notre Dame cathedral.
The sites visited include but are not limited to Ile de la Cité, Notre Dame Cathedral, and Notre Dame tower with view.