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"Paris Ile de la Cite Medieval Private Walking Tour: Notre Dame
"Paris Ile de la Cite Medieval Private Walking Tour: Notre Dame Sainte Chapelle and Conciergerie""Notre Dame Cathedral now over 850 years old still reigns as a titan of Gothic architecture. Scour its exteriors of delicately sculpted stone and imposing bell towers. Decode the secret messages of the façade and unearth long-forgotten voices from the past. Learn about the church’s famously hunchba the devilish myth of its main doorways and how the French Revolution almost destroyed the cathedral—literally! Inside Notre Dame discover striking stained glass windows
From EUR109.00
 
Paris 2-Hour Private Walking Tour Including Ile de la Cité
"Once you meet your guide at the designated meeting point you can get ready for a two-hour walking tour that will introduce you to the history and culture of the centre of the city. You will walk in the shadows of Notre Dame's Gargoiles to see the Sainte Chapelle and the high tower of St. Jacques before crossing the ancient streets and the historic bridges such as the Ponte Neuf. You will then follow the trail of the Templars learning about the Hundred Years´ War Marie Antoinette of Austria Louis XIV the ""Sun King""
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Notre Dame Cathedral Tour and Seine River Cruise
"Meet your host to in late morning or afternoon for a visit the most famous cathedral of the word Notre Dame. Do you want to know if the legends that you read about the Hunchback of Notre Dame are true? Are the gargoyles alive? It’s time to know. Once you have seen the cathedral from the outside go inside and discover the beautiful rose windows reflecting on the floor with the sun. After climb aboard a sightseeing boat from the Ile de la Cité a 5-minute walk from Notre Dame. Float along the Seine and view the most famous sites of the city from the river. Keep your camera ready to take pictures of the famous Iron Lady the Eiffel Tower. Listen to the instructive comments as you discover the Hôtel de Ville or the Statue of Liberty among others. The tour will end once your cruise docks."
From EUR25.00

Île de la Cité Tips (32)

Square du Vert-Galant

This little park at the western (downstream) tip of the Île de la Cité was named after the French King Henri IV (1553-1610), who was nicknamed “Le Vert-Galant” because of his many mistresses that he...
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Nemorino
Jun 05, 2013

ILE DE LA CITE

Did you know, the Ile de la Cite is known as the centre of Paris, and is one of two natural islands that sits in the middle of the Seine. All distances in Paris are measured from the center of the...
balhannah
Mar 07, 2013

Île de la Cité

The Île de la Cité is one of the islands in the Seine (another island, Ile Saint-Louis), in the center of Paris. On this island was founded in medieval Paris. The island is located within the...
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Twan
Feb 05, 2012

Through the pages of Victor!

You can start your visit to Paris from Ile de la Cite, a nice area that is under the attack of thousands tourists everyday :) There you can visit some famous spots:Notre Dame(free entrance or 6euro...
mindcrime
Jan 24, 2011

Petit Pelerinage sur les lieux Proustiens..

I cannot rival the knowledge of fellow Cuban International, Sr Pedmar.. but i will note down addresses in Paris and France associated with Marcel Proust96, rue la Fontaine 16e8, rue Roy 8e9, boulevard...
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cochinjew
Apr 12, 2009

Charlemagne statue - Estatua de Carlomagno

Looking at the cathedral there is a big equestrian statue of Charlemagne at the right of the Parvis de Notre Dame. Charlemagne (742 or 747 – 814) was the King of the Franks who conquered Italy and...
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spanishguy
Sep 16, 2008

Parvis de Notre Dame - Jean Paul II

The "parvis" is the square in front of the Notre Dame cathedral. In French the use the word parvis to name the squares in front of cathedrals and main churches because it comes from "paradise" and...
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spanishguy
Sep 16, 2008

Prefecture de Police

The Prefecture of Police, headed by the Prefect of Police, is an agency of the Government of France (and part of the French National Police) which provides the police force for the city of Paris and...
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spanishguy
Sep 15, 2008

Place Dauphine

It's a very nice triangular square between the Palace of Justice and the Pont Neuf. It was built in the 17th century in the place where three small islands where placed. There are some nice...
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spanishguy
Jul 28, 2008

Île de la Cité

The Ile de la Cite is the small island just under the Pont Neuf. There are stairs from the bridge that allow you to walk out on the island. There is also a tourist boat landing on the island where you...
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littlesam1
Jun 15, 2008

Find the Statue of Henri IV

The statue of the "Gay Old Blade" (Le Vert Galant) stands upon a bastion of the Pont Neuf above the square of the same name that extends to the West tip of the Ile (see our Batobus Travelogs). To the...
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hquittner
Mar 29, 2008

Where Paris began, Ile de la Cité

This Island on the Seine is viewed from the Pont des Arts. Fortunately for all of us Beatchick was kind enough to point out my error in calling this the Ile de St. Louise. It is the Ile de la Cité...
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jelw
Feb 12, 2008
 
 
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Palais de Justice de Paris

The huge complex which is the Palais de Justice sprawls across an entire block of the Ile de la Cite not far from Notre Dame. The current building was built to replace the Royal Palace of Louis IX...
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Sainte-Chapelle

The Sainte-Chapelle is a royal medieval Gothic chapel, located near the Palais de la Cité, on the Île de la Cité in the heart of Paris, France. Begun some time after 1239 and consecrated on 26 April...
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Conciergerie

La Conciergerie serves a number of purposes, historically as a palace and prison, currently as part of the Palais du Justice and a museum. The museum chronicles the history of the French Revolution...
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Theatre de la Huchette

On a rainy Friday evening in November 1966 -- it was November 28, to be exact, and the Métro was on strike -- I went to a small theater in the Latin Quarter and saw two absurdist plays by Eugene...
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Pont Au Change

The Pont Au Change is again one of the 37 bridges across the Seine River in the Paris Section of the river. This bridge connects the Île de la Cité from the Palais de Justice and the Conciergerie, to...
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Pont Notre Dame

The Pont Notre Dame is one of the 37 bridges along the Seine River in Paris and it connects quai de Gesvres on the Rive Droite with the quai de la Corse on the Île de la Cité. of which it is the...
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