1 hour
Virtual tour
Tour running:

MON 4pm EDT, FRI 1pm EDT
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If you have any issues with payment, please email us at [email protected] with the city, date and time of tour, and how many adult and child's tickets you need so we can assist you.

If a tour is fully booked, or you are looking to book a *Group or Private Tour - please email us about Group & Private Tours options.

*Please note - Group & Private Tours are specifically organised for your group and therefore subject to a premium price. Flat fee rate applies for groups of 6 and under.

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Why take this online tour?

Notre-Dame de Paris is one of the monuments of absolutely unlimitless significance. When they prosper, or are menaced it induces in us either reaction of great joy, or immense sadness. On 15 April 2019 the world watched helpless as the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris fell under the flame and fire. Parisians mourned and the whole world with them. Join our local guide on this live-online tour straight from their home in Paris, only steps away from Notre Dame. Your guide will lay before you the historical foundation of this loved and respected cathedral and the secret meanings behind its art and architecture.

  • Your expert local Parisian guide will share with you the history, art, and tenacity of the Cathedral of Notre Dame.
  • Learn the secrets to some of the Cathedral’s most adored art and how they have managed to survive over the centuries.
  • Join in conversation with an international group and ask your experts all your knotty questions.
  • Receive a $10 voucher for Secret Food Tours with every online tour you buy.
Discover this history behind one of France’s most cherished treasures

On 15th of April 2019, in the heart of the city of Paris, on the island of the Île de la Cité quick decisions needed to be made. On that unfortunate day Parsians, young and old, watched while flames enveloped the nearby sky. A tragedy unfolds - the historic monument of Notre Dame is on fire. Decisions made by brave rescue teams, who refused to just standby while a cherished symbol of France was burning, changed the course of history that day.

On this live-online tour, our local expert guide living just steps away from the Cathedral, will take you back into the past to expose the reasons of how and why Notre Dame this holy site, became not only a popular emblem throughout the world but a major symbol of France. This tour is designed for both young and old, addressing topics that are cross-generational, fun, and engaging.

Over the course of an hour’s time, our guide will take you first around the exterior to share details of its innovative construction and the secret purpose of its works of art - some unexpectedly interactive. Learn which architectural elements that flourished under the genre of Gothic architecture were actually borrowed from more ancient times. Who the church is dedicated to and why, what role the French Revolution played in the symbolic representation of the church.

Once well informed on the exterior, your guide will bring you inside to share personal stories about Notre Dame, and divulge hidden points of interest learned from their years working there. You will pay homage to the interior of the cathedral illuminated by light in all its forms. Before the hour is over you will have discovered why Notre Dame is considered “the best example of French Gothic architecture in the world” and why the fight to save it was so strongly felt around the world.

With any online tour, you'll also receive a $10 gift voucher which you can use to book any Secret Food Tour, valid for 2 years!

All times specified are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

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Frequently asked Questions
I just booked a Virtual Tour, how does it work?

As soon as you book your tour, we’ll email you all the details including the date and time for your virtual experience. All tours are conducted using Zoom. The email will include a direct link to join the live experience at the speculated time and date.

Do I need a camera?

Even though your camera doesn’t need to be on during the tour, our guides appreciate interacting with participants so feel free to switch it on and talk to our guides.

What if I'm runnig late?

Please note you can join the tour at any point in time. If you are running late, you can join when you can but please note these tours are non-refundable.

Is it a video or a live tour?

All of the experiences are live and the guides will not be able to pause the tours if you need to leave for a few minutes

Please utilize the “Chat” section of your Zoom dashboard to ask the Coordinator a question and at the time-frame for Q&A with the Guide, the Coordinator will select questions sent in by guests to ask our Guide. 

Can I share the link of the virtual tour?

You are unable to share your link past the number of passengers you have booked for. If you purchase multiple passengers for one tour you will be able to share your link with them by forwarding the booking confirmation email.

What is the refund and cancellation policy?

All of the tours are non-refundable. You may reschedule your tour provided you offer a 96 hours’ notice.

If the cancellation is our own fault, you will be offered to reschedule your tour, or a voucher for equal credit or alternative a refund.

How do I join the tours?

All tours are conducted using Zoom. The email will include a direct link to join the live experience at the speculated time and date.

Before joining the tour, you will need to have installed Zoom on the device you will be using. To check your requirements you can go directly to this website.

What happens after the Tour?

If you joined a cooking lesson or any other experiences that may involve the preparation of food or drinks, you will receive an email with all the recipes discussed during your tour. You will also receive a link that links to our Trip Advisor page so you can review the experience.

Cooking Classes

For the Italian Cooking Classes, you will receive a PDF with recipes for the classes. Please note that the pasta and sauce selections will vary depending on ingredients available to our Chefs with unpredictable grocery availability during this time.

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