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Notre Dame Outdoor Walking Tour With Crypt Entry

A journey of rebirth, ruins, and remembrance

  • When 1 PM and 2:30 PM daily except Mondays
  • Duration 2 hours (1 hour guided)
  • Meeting Point Statue of Charlemagne

€36 per adult

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€36 per adult

€36 per adult

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  • Local experts
    Personal stories and insider travel tips
  • Top-rated
    Thousands of reviews averaging 4.9 stars
  • Worry-free booking
    Flexible scheduling and refunds

Highlights

  • Discover the storied history of Notre Dame, dating back to the 12th century.
  • Learn what was lost and what was miraculously saved from the 15-hour fire in 2019.
  • Hear first-person perspectives from your local guide about the tragedy.
  • Get the inside scoop on how and when the cathedral will reopen.
  • Receive your ticket to descend to the archeological crypt beneath Notre Dame.
  • See a unique perspective of Île de la Cité, the original city of Paris.
  • Take our Paris shuttle for convenient transportation, included with your tour.

Itinerary

  • Notre Dame’s famous façade

    With its iconic towers and legendary gargoyles that survived the blaze

  • Point Zero

    A glimpse of the geographic center of Paris at the heart of the tragic fire

  • The right side of the cathedral

    Where you’ll see magnificent flying buttresses and the empty space where the famous spire fell

  • Scaffolding and signs of rebirth

    As the cathedral is restored to its original splendor

  • Archaeological crypt of Île de la Cité

    A self-guided visit to the foundations of Paris below Notre Dame

Plan your trip

Ticket

Your entry ticket to the archeological crypt below Notre Dame is included in this tour.

Tour ending point

This tour ends at Notre Dame where you’ll continue for a self-guided visit of the crypt.

Refund policy

We offer a 100% refund up to 24 hours before the start time.

Reviews

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Best tour ever
Five stars for Audrey! She is very friendly. Her tour was amazing. 💕 We enjoyed a lot all of the explanation.

— Dayana

Meeting point

If you are facing the crypt and Notre Dame, the meeting point is on the right side, next to the Statue of Charlemagne. For easy navigation, paste the following coordinates into Google Maps: 48.8533421443481, 2.3482782134482134.

Your guide will be holding an orange sign that says “ExperienceFirst.”

FAQs

Will we go inside the Notre Dame Cathedral?

This tour doesn’t go inside Notre Dame. Nobody has been permitted to enter the cathedral since the tragic fire of 2019. This guided experience is an outdoor walking tour of the area surrounding the cathedral, followed by entry (ticket included) to the crypt beneath it.

What is the rescheduling policy?

We understand plans change. We offer a 100% refund or the option to reschedule up to 24 hours prior to your tour start time. Within 24 hours of your tour, we would have incurred hard costs and therefore cannot allow rescheduling or cancellation without costs.

When should I get there?

Plan to be there 30 minutes early. The tour starts promptly, and you may not be able to catch up if you arrive late.

What if it rains?

Our tours run rain or shine. If there’s extreme weather and we have to cancel, you’ll get a full refund.

Are gratuities included?

Tips aren’t included but are always appreciated by our guides. If you think your guide did an outstanding job, a tip is a great way to show that.

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