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Explore the Magnificence of Saint-Denis Basilique with Our Guided Group Tour

  • Vue_ChapellesDéambulatoire_©DRAC Île-de-France - CAILLOUX-et-Cie, Basilique St Denis - 31/01/2023

Price from: 28¤/ person

Lunch included(47¤/person)

  • Group Size: 20 person minimum
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Validity : monday-saturday
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The Cathedral Basilica of Saint-Denis is the first monumental masterpiece of Gothic art in the 12th century. Its construction was completed in the time of Saint Louis which was in the 13th century and it was restored by Viollet-le-Duc in the 19th century. Its architecture is remarkable for the diversity of its styles and the richness of the stained glass windows.

Today the Saint Denis Basilica is both a parish church and a symbol of French history. Join us on an unforgettable journey to the historic and awe-inspiring Saint-Denis Basilica. Our guided group tour offers a captivating experience, delving into the rich history, stunning architecture, and sacred artistry of this iconic landmark.

Tour Highlights

  1. Discover Royal Tombs: Delve into the stories of kings, queens, and nobles as you visit the majestic burial site of French monarchs. Witness the stunning craftsmanship and intricate details of the royal tombs, including the legendary resting place of King Louis XVI, Dagobert and Marie Antoinette.
  2. Gothic Marvels: Marvel at the breathtaking Gothic architecture of Saint Denis Basilica. Admire the soaring vaulted ceilings, delicate stained glass windows that illuminate the interior with a kaleidoscope of colors, and awe-inspiring sculptures that portray biblical scenes and saints.
  3. Guided Expert Narration: Our passionate and knowledgeable tour guides will regale you with fascinating tales of the basilica's past. Learn about its crucial role in French history, its survival through turbulent times, and the legends that shroud this revered sanctuary.
  4. Sacred Artistry: Immerse yourself in the world of sacred art as you encounter masterpieces of religious symbolism, breathtaking frescoes, and intricately carved details that showcase the skilled craftsmanship of medieval artisans.
  5. Historical Significance: Discover the basilica's profound influence on the development of Gothic architecture and its impact on subsequent religious buildings. Uncover the origins of Saint Denis Basilica and its transformation into a symbol of spiritual and cultural heritage.

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