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Île de la Cité Tour with Sainte Chapelle & Cruise

Île de la Cité Tour with Sainte Chapelle & Cruise

A small-group tour to explore the heart of Paris with a local guide

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On this small-group tour, you will discover the Île de la Cité, a small island rich in history and home to some of the city's most beautiful buildings. An expert guide will show you around this area of Paris and provide you with a skip-the-line ticket to the Sainte Chapelle and an open ticket for a one-hour river cruise.

Your guide will meet you in front of the Louver Pyramid and lead you along a walk by the banks of the Seine, the Pont Neuf, Noter Dame, the Place Dauphine and the Latin Quarter. You will then head to the Sainte Chapelle, a royal chapel built in the 13th century to house relics, where you will be able to enter the monument without waiting in line and discover it on your own.

Once the tour of the Île de la Cité is over, you will have the opportunity to join a one-hour guided cruise on the Seine River.

What's included

  • Skip-the-line admission to Sainte-Chapelle
  • Guide services
  • One-hour cruise on the Seine river
  • Audio headsets

What's Not Included

    What's not included
    • Tips (optional)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Lunch


    • Public transit links nearby

    Health & Safety

    • Suitable for all fitness levels


    • Arrive at least 15 minutes before the start time.
    • Clothing that covers shoulders and knees is required. You may be refused entry if you don't comply with these dress requirements.
    • Comfortable footwear is recommended.
    • If the maximum of 20 participants is reached, you'll be offered a new date or full refund option.

    Languages spoken by guide

    English (UK)

    Additional information

    Please arrive on time. Latecomers and no-shows will neither be refunded nor given an alternative tour option or tour date.

    Please note that the upper floor at Sainte-Chapelle is not suitable for wheelchair users.

    Please note that some galleries of the monuments of the Île de la Cité may be closed without notice, or some pieces may be removed for restoration or loan. In such situations, your guide will provide you with an appropriate alternative.

    To ensure the safety of visitors, The French authorities enforce security measures upon entry to the attractions of the Île de la Cité. Suitcases, luggage and larger bags are not allowed inside. The maximum luggage size permitted is 22 in x 14 in x 7.9 in.

    Please bring a valid ID as proof of age in case you have purchased a discounted ticket for children and students.


    Meeting point
    Quai de lHôtel de ville 66, Paris, 75004
    Meet your guide in the square in front of the café Louis Philippe.

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