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Sainte-Chapelle Skip the Line Ticket

430 reviews | 9,556 travellers
The activity itself very well, everything that has to do with Civitatis has been perfect, the entrance without problem and without queue but I imagined that it would be something bigger. It's just a small chapel, with high windows and packed with people so it's better to go in the early hours. You only see that, a large window in a chapel packed with people so you get a thousand heads in the photo.
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Book your ticket to the Sainte Chapelle and discover an incredible piece of Gothic architecture. Stained glass windows, impressive domes and one of the treasures of Christianity are waiting to be explored.

Book your ticket to the Sainte Chapelle and discover an incredible piece of Gothic architecture. Stained glass windows, impressive domes and one of the treasures of Christianity are waiting to be explored.

Sainte-Chapelle Skip the Line Ticket

When you walk through the doors of this temple, you'll feel like you've stepped back in time to the 13th century. Considered as one of the best examples of Gothic architecture in the world, this building will enable you to relive the days of Louis VI ​of France. Did you know that he ordered this incredible church to be built to house his Passion of Relics? It even housed Christ's Crown of Thorns – one of the most important relics in medieval Christendom- which was then moved to the nearby Notre-Dame Cathedral.

You'll walk through the chapel and admire the combination of red and blue columns, and don't forget to look up to appreciate the beautiful ceiling that stands 20 metres overhead. Of course, the stained glass windows are one of the most famous features;  fifteen huge mid-13th-century windows fill the nave and apse, and a large rose window sits proudly in the western wall. This is a must-see in Paris, and you'll always spot something new every time you visit.

Sainte-Chapelle Opening Times

When you make your reservation, please indicate which of the following time slots you wish to visit the Sainte-Chapelle:

  • 9 am to 1 pm
  • 1 pm to 3 pm
  • 3 pm to 5 pm
  • 5 pm to 6:20 pm

After making your reservation, we'll contact you within a maximum of 72 hours to let you know the specific time you have been allocated for your visit. This specific time will always be within the time slot of your choice.

The last access allowed is 40 minutes before closing time.

We recommend visiting the Sainte-Chapelle in the mornings when the monument is less crowded.

The monument closes at 4 pm on 24th and 31st December. On June 19th 29th it'll close at 6 pm (last admission will be at 5:15 pm).  On 15th, 16th and 17th  July, it'll open at 10 am.

Skip-the-line

With this ticket, you will avoid the queues at the ticket offices. However, you'll have to wait in line to for the security checks.

Free admission

Admission to Sainte-Chapelle is free for the following individuals:

  • Young people from the European Union between 18 and 25 years old.
  • Children under 18 years old, regardless of their nationality.
  • Unemployed people, people with disabilities and one companion, journalists, architecture students, tourism professionals, military, police, and other state security forces.

Admission is also free for everyone on the first Sunday of the month between January 1 and March 31, and between November 1 and December 31.

In order to acquire the free admission mentioned above, you'll have to go to the site’s ticket office and present a certifying document of your eligibility for a free ticket.

Combined Visit with the Conciergerie

The Sainte-Chapelle is located next to the Conciergerie, a Gothic palace turned prison during the French Revolution. You can purchase a combined ticket or but the entrance ticket the Conciergerie separately.

New Regulations and Access Points

Currently, access to the Île de la Cité is available from two different points in Paris. You can go to either of these two entrances:

  • From the right bank of the Seine River (Châtelet metro stop): the entrance to the island is via the Pont au Change. You must show your reservation voucher at the Tour de l'Horloge checkpoint.
  • From the left bank of the Seine River (metro stop Saint-Michel Notre-Dame): the entrance to the island is via the Pont Saint Michel. You must show your reservation voucher at the checkpoint located at the intersection of Quai des Orfèvres and Boulevard du Palais.
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Price

Per person
Sainte-Chapelle Skip the Line Ticket
US$ 12.10

Sainte-Chapelle Skip the Line Ticket

  • Per person

    US$ 12.10

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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

It is mandatory to present a complete vaccination certificate. This information is for guidance only and may change depending on local regulations. Always check the restrictions before travelling.

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Duration

1 hour.

Included

Entrance ticket to the Sainte Chapelle

When to book?

You can book up to 2 days before (Paris local time) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Most areas are accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Cancellations

Not refundable. This activity does not permit modifications nor cancelations.

Meeting point

Sainte-Chapelle

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