Historic Paris Sightseeing Tour with Notre Dame Cathedral and River Cruise to the Cite Island

Dominique was most explainatory in all aspects of Parisian history, pointing out alot of very interesting aspects of Historical Paris. Worth going through this tour again & well recommended...Noami N., Israel – See more reviews
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Explore Paris' early beginnings as you visit some of the oldest parts of the city.


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Meeting Point:
2 Rue des Pyramides
3 hours and 45 minutes
Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9:15 AM
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Drive through the oldest parts of the Capital. Admire the geometric design of Vendome Square and the fantasy of the Old Opera house. See where old French nobility used to live four centuries ago in the Marais District. Explore the Sorbonne in the Latin Quarter and the famous cafes and church at Saint Germain des Pres.

The tour also includes a guided visit to the interior of Notre Dame Cathedral* where travellers can learn about the significant role of the monument for the Parisians and the history of Paris since the Middle Ages.

Depending on river conditions, the tour takes you on a short cruise to see the Cite Island where Paris began some two thousand years ago.


  • Vendome Square

  • Bastille

  • Latin Quarter

  • St-Germain des Pres

  • Guided visit of Notre Dame (except when there is mass)

  • Short cruise (except when the river is too high)

Available Languages

English, Italian, Spanish - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

English, Italian, Spanish, German - Monday and Saturday

English, Italian, Spanish, French - Sunday


  • Transportation in luxury air conditioned coach.

  • Ticket for the boat ride (except if this service is interrupted) for a short transfer to approach the Cité Island (forbidden to buses) for a visit of Notre-Dame Cathedral*

  • The services of a licensed multilingual guide.


  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children below 3 years old are free of charge.

  • This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

  • On Sundays and during mass, the guide will conduct the commentary outside the Cathedral.

  • In winter, the tour may be entirely operated by motorcoach.

  • *Notre-Dame Cathedral observes a certain dress code for visitors. Shorts, miniskirts and dresses showing the shoulders are not allowed inside the premises. It is recommended to dress modestly in respect to the religious function of the building.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 4 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): 3 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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