La Conciergerie & La Sainte-Chapelle Ticket & In-App Audio Tour

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Audio tour and entrance ticket
Audio tour in English
Route length: 3 km
Duration 2h
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Hosted by Ellen
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  • Explore La Conciergerie and La Sainte-Chapelle with a self-guided audio tour
  • As you walk through the Conciergerie, hear about the French Revolution of 1789 and its bloody aftermath
  • Step inside the incredible Sainte-Chapelle to marvel at its stained-glass windows
  • See the Renaissance-era architecture of the charming Place Dauphine
  • Learn how they build a medieval church that is three quarters stained glass
Explore the historic Conciergerie and the awe-inspiring Sainte-Chapelle with an in-app audio tour! Both buildings were part of the original Royal Court, the first in France, established in the 10th Century. The Conciergerie served as the first Royal Palace, while the Sainte Chapelle was built as the Royal Chapel for the Kings of France. Commencing at the Conciergerie, a medieval palace standing for over a millennium, delve into its rich history. Originally a residence for the kings of the Capetian dynasty, it was transformed into a prison during the French Revolution. Immerse yourself in this unique site, listening to audio commentary that introduces you to notable prisoners like Marie Antoinette. Continue the tour and discover the magnificent Sainte-Chapelle, celebrated for its Gothic splendor. Marvel at its stunning stained-glass windows dating back to the 13th century, illustrating biblical scenes. This architectural marvel captures the essence of French Gothic design and achieves the impossible: 70% of the building's surface is composed of stained-glass! This self-guided audio tour offers a captivating exploration of these iconic landmarks. Take your time to appreciate the historical significance and architectural brilliance of these sites, making your visit a memorable and enriching experience. Note! This tour is not affiliated with the Conciergerie and the Sainte-Chapelle but is provided by an independent creator.

What's included

  • Ticket to the Conciergerie and the Sainte-Chapelle
  • Downloadable multimedia audio tour on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route with step-by-step navigation
  • Tips and recommendations on where to go and what to see after the tour
  • Earphones — please bring your own
    • Mandatory security check for all visitors
    • No large bags/suitcases allowed & no lockers available
    • Selected timeslot is for Sainte Chapelle
    • Under-18s accompanied by an adult (excluding school groups), EU citizens under 25 and non-Europeans residing in France get in free
    • ///The Histopad, the mediation device of the Conciergerie, is distributed to visitors **until 16:30**
    • Please make sure to be at the Sainte Chapelle on time for your selected timeslot
    • You can visit the Conciergerie on the same day before or afterwards, but we advise you to start your visit with the Conciergerie as it closes earlier
    • Visitors to the Sainte-Chapelle and / or Conciergerie will have a dedicated line. You will have to go through a security check to enter the monument
    • If you have a 10.00 reservation, you should enter the monument by 10.30 at the latest as each time slot is 30 minutes
    • You must choose your date and time for the Sainte-Chapelle, the Conciergerie visit must take place on the same day, at the time of your choice

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
La Conciergerie
Boulevard du Palais, 2
Boulevard du Palais, 10
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Meet the host, Ellen
On WeGoTrip since 2019
I am a friendly Franco-American tour guide with a passion for the history, art & architecture of Paris. As Victor Hugo wrote, "a breath of Paris preserves the soul". I share my passion with visitors from around the world through my guided...

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