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Notre Dame & Medieval Paris


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Discover the highlights of Medieval Paris through an exciting walking tour taking you from the small medieval streets of le Marais to the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral.



Have you ever wanted know what life was like in the Middle Ages in Paris? Imagine a city full of  narrow streets, horses, blacksmiths, butchers and magnificent cathedrals.

The Notre Dame & Medieval Paris tour will take you and your children some 800 years back to a time when knights, dames, monks and beggars roamed these cobblestone streets.

Meet our experienced and fully licensed guide and follow him/her as he/she takes you to the remnants of this historical era. The tour starts in front of Hôtel de Sens, one of the last medieval mansions still standing. Just a few steps away form this jewel of medieval architecture lies the ruins of the 12th century fortification wall that once protected the citizens of Paris from possible invasions.

Your guide will lead you through the charming narrow streets of this part of town, explaining what life was like back in the day. With many fun facts and an entertaining game booklet, your kids will learn everything there is to know about medieval Paris and still have a lot of fun!

The tour ends at one of the highlights of Paris. More than 850 years ago, one of Paris’ most iconic monuments (and still the most visited monument of the French capital today), was built: Notre Dame Cathedral. Walk inside this wonderful architectural masterpiece and discover how it was built, how it was nearly destroyed and how it was saved by a Victor Hugo’s famous novel, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”…

Our Notre Dame & Medieval Paris tour ends with a surprise for the children: they will be knighted in the traditional way.

Needless to say, this tour is a captivating time travel tour back to a fascinating time for your whole family.

For a complete understanding of Medieval Paris, we highly suggest to enjoy an additional 1 hour guided visit of the Cluny museum of Medieval Paris, which has recently undergone renovation works. With its highlight, The Lady and the Unicorn tapestry, as well as many other fascinating objects exposed, this visit should not be missed.


Key Benefits:

  • A discovery of the Medieval side, including Notre Dame Cathedral and the ancient city wallsnotre dame front view
  • An private, experienced and fully licensed guide
  • An exciting and fun-packed game booklet to keep the children engaged


Price per family (6 people max)


Book this activity

Duration of the activity 2 hours
Additional 1 hour guided tour of the Medieval Museum (Cluny) – (6 people max)
Minimum age 5 years
What is included:

-A visit to Notre Dame Cathedral

– A fun-packed game booklet for each child

– An experienced private guide


They loved it:

Enjoyed by Caroline and her family:We enjoyed this Medieval Paris tour including Notre Dame and the surrounding area with Marie and it was wonderful!