- Explore the world’s most famous cathedral
- Beat the queues for two of the most popular attractions in Paris
This first-class guided tour in Paris is an unmissable introduction to the spectacular Notre Dame Cathedral, which took almost two centuries to build, and is considered the finest example of Gothic architecture in all of France. It was also the first building in history to use flying buttresses. Notre Dame is one of the biggest cultural attractions in Paris, drawing huge crowds especially during peak season. With this Paris gift experience you’ll walk straight to the front of the queue, with no waiting required, and do the same at the nearby Sainte-Chapelle, a beautiful 13th century royal chapel known as “the Jewel Box of Paris.”
Your guide will illuminate for you the story of how Paris grew from the small Gallic city of Lutetia to one of the preeminent European capitals, famed for its unique architecture, cultural history and cuisine. You’ll see the incredible stained glass windows beneath the vaulted roof of Sainte-Chapelle, admired around the world. You’ll also learn about the remarkable construction of Notre Dame, before ascending the towers for panoramic views across Paris, a breathtaking spectacle.