Walk in the footsteps of royalty as you explore two of the most important buildings in France’s turbulent history. Stroll through soaring archways as you gaze up at immaculate stained glass windows, as you discover the incredible story behind the Sainte Chapelle. Hear how the building changed throughout the ages, and catch a glimpse of some of the hidden treasures once kept here. Walk in the footsteps of French icons, including Marie Antoinette and Napoleon III, as you visit the site of the notorious Conciergerie prison. Immerse yourself in the fascinating world of the French revolution, and discover the secrets lurking behind the stone facade.
Sainte-Chapelle and the Conciergerie Tour Highlights
Itinerary and What to Expect?
Your guide will greet in front of the Cathédral Notre-Dame de Paris before beginning your journey back in time to Royal France.
(A detailed map will be provided once the booking is confirmed)
Explore the inner sanctuary of the magnificent Sainte Chapelle, as you wander through the dramatic arches, ancient pews, and soaring dado arcade. Experience the artistry of the chapel’s iconic stained glass windows, and learn how royal Parisian architects created the unique structure to house Royal relics. Lose yourself in the history and hidden stories behind the remarkable building, as your guide takes you back in time to pre-revolution France.
After you have explored the Chapel, you will head to the Conciergerie, a former-prison which once housed some of the most iconic names in history. Unravel the secrets and untold stories behind this notorious lockup, and walk in the footsteps of prisoners like Marie Antoinette and Napoleon III. Walk the grandiose hallways and former-cells, and discover the building’s journey from palace, to prison, to courthouse.
Finish in front of the spectacular lady of Paris, Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, as you listen to all its fascinating stories.
Private English Speaking Guide
Sainte-Chapelle skip-the-line ticket
The Conciergerie skip-the-line ticket
All fees and taxes
Transfer from your Parisian hotel
Provided upon request
Frequently Asked Questions
You can reach l’Île de la Cité via the Metro 4 and stop at Cité then walk to the Cathédral-Notre-Dame de Paris
We will always send a detailed map so you don’t get lost.
Yes, we can certainly organise one of our chauffeurs to pick you up from your residence to and from l’Île de la Cité at an additional charge.
Yes, everyone can access the Sainte-Chapelle and Conciergerie regardless if you are with a wheelchair or baby stroller.
Yes, no other participants will be joining the tour.
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