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Ile de la Cite

Paris, France
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Paris, France
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the two little islands in the Seine. This one is packed with key sites to see. Also, it was the first place of settlement, so it has the old roman ruins/baths.

Thank UpstateJan
Reviewed 3 days ago

Couples wishing to place a lock of love on the bridge will no longer be able to place this symbol of their love on the bridge due to the weight and stability of the structure. Other areas have popped up as replacements but alas, it...More

Thank c27balstro
Reviewed 4 days ago

Besides Ste Chappelle & Notre Dame, Ile de la Cite' has its own charms. Narrow brick streets, quaint shops and cafes, and quiet green spaces in which to rest.

Thank dwj1965
Reviewed 5 days ago

Notre Dame with its its Rose Window, Ste. Chapelle has the largest most amazing stained glass & the Conciergerie for incredible vaulted ceilings and Marie Antoinette's prison cell and the small gem of Shakespeare & Co. historic bookstore stand out as must see sites. Great...More

Thank r0bsm1th
Reviewed 6 days ago

Its an island in the middle of the Seine and contains the Notre Dame. Full of tourists so go and visit early before the world wakes. What else can you say about a city area.

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 6 days ago

Make a point of walking this charming little island if, for no other reason, than to eat some of the world's best ice cream!

Thank alawyer1
Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived on the little island "Ille de la Cite", exhausted after walking miles through the streets of Paris, bridges and neighborhoods. We sat down on the edge of the island, with the legs in front of the river and we drunk a beer, which...More

Thank Discovering D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Several spots for casual dining......check the menus and look for specialties more of interest than crepes. Nice walk and some rest for the weary.

Thank albany6660
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the bustling Norte Dame to the back streets of local shops this is a unique area situated between the split in the Seine. Try to find time to look around the Ile away from the major attractions.

Thank David H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour guide Felix was extremely knowledgeable and gave us a very interesting tour! There were opportunities to sit and rest while he showed us pictures. Our whole family loved it and the chapels were beautiful!

Thank succop
Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Two islands sit in the middle of the Seine at the very
heart of Paris. The more majestic one, Ile de la Cité,
sparkles with history. This is the birthplace of
Paris, the home of the Gothic Sainte-Chapelle, and the
site of the prison where Marie Antoinette was held
before her execution. Tourists flock to see the iconic
Notre Dame and the beautiful bridges that straddle the
Seine. Ile Saint-Louis, the more provincial island,
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