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E-ticket – The Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis

Activity - Holidays & weekends in Saint-Denis

E-ticket – The Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis - Activity - Holidays & weekends in Saint-Denis
Culture and education

rue de la Légion d'honneur - Saint-Denis

Discover the tombs of france's former kings and the gothic style of the basilica of saint-denis!

The Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis is the first gothic-style masterpiece and the final resting site of France's kings. A church belonging to a powerful Abbey, Saint-Denis was an important pilgrimage site during the middle-ages. It was designated a ‘basilica' during the Merovingian period.

Over 70 sculpted coffins are housed in the basilica including that of Clovis, Dagobert, François the 1st and Louis the 14th…


E-ticket – The Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis
9 €

Practical information

Participants' profileAll ages
Good to knowAccessible to people with reduced mobility
In detail

• Availability: Monday to Sunday (excluding exceptional dates and certain religious services)
• Opening times: 10am to 5: 15pm/6: 15pm (depending on the period) *
• Duration: variable (day pass)
• Last admission 30 minutes before closing
• you will be asked to indicate a provisional date for your visit when you book, but your ticket is not restricted to this date. Your ticket is valid up to 1 year from the date of your choice upon reservation
• a brochure available in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, Polish and Czech will be provided at the entrance
• The site is accessible for people with reduced mobility
• The following visitors can enter free-of-charge: Visitors under the age of 18 years and residents of the European Union aged 26 years and under, disabled persons and their attendants, unemployed, and Culture Card holders - ICOM Card and Education Pass (valid proof of ID required)
• admission is free on the first sunday of each month from november to the end of march
• april 1 to September 30: 10am to 6: 15pm Monday to Saturday and 12-noon to 6: 15pm on Sunday

October 1 to March 31: 10am to 5: 15pm Monday to Saturday and 12-noon to 5: 15pm on Sunday

Establishment policy

RatesDiscounted rates on a sliding scale
PaymentCredit card
Included in the price
• Admission to the Basilica of Saint-Denis
Not included in the price
• Audio guide (3 € supplement payable on the day)
• Tips (optional)
• All other extras
Cancellation conditions
This activity cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded. - Cancellation insurance

Places of interest nearby

Saint-Denis basilica (40 m)
Church of the Trois-Patrons (90 m)
Salle de la Légion d'Honneur (140 m)
Tourist Office of Saint-Denis (220 m)
House of the Masques (290 m)
Metro station Basilique de Saint-Denis - Hôtel de Ville (330 m)
House of the Arbalétriers (400 m)
Museum of Art and History of Saint-Denis (440 m)
Convent of the Ursulines (440 m)
Metro station Saint-Denis - Porte de Paris - Stade de France (580 m)

Events nearby

Last nameDescriptionDateCity
Saint-Denis Festival
An international festival of symphonic classical music and recitalsJune 2022Saint-Denis
Enghien Jazz Festival
A celebration of all types of jazz on the banks of Enghien LakeJune / July 2022Enghien-les-Bains (5.7 km)
Paris Photo
The international gathering for all photography enthusiastsNovember 2021Paris (8.4 km)
The event for the new photography scene in ParisNovember 2021Paris (8.5 km)
Paris Autumn Festival
An important event for contemporary artistic creationSeptember / October / November / December 2021Paris (8.7 km)
Paris Motor Show
The international show in Paris, where the vehicles of today and tomorrow are on displayOctober 2020Paris (8.8 km)

Restaurants nearby

Last nameStyleRateCity
Abel Montmartre
French cuisine19 € Paris (5.5 km)
Chez François
French cuisine26 € Clichy (5.7 km)
Le Bistrot d'à côté Flaubert
French cuisine71 € Paris (7.5 km)
Bistrot du Commerce
French cuisine26 € Paris (8.1 km)
Daikichi II
Japanese16 € Neuilly-sur-Seine (8.9 km)
Chez Maram
Lebanese28 € Paris (9.3 km)

Outings nearby

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
24 km for 2024 Edition 2018 course 10 km
PR 6 - The path of metamorphoses
PR3-From the Basilica to Georges-Valbon Park
PR1 an island in the middle of a river
24 km for 2024 Edition 2018 : courses 18 km
PR 10 - The Road to UrbanIsm
HikeIntermediate2h25La Courneuve (2.2 km)

Accommodation nearby

Last nameAccommodation typeRateCity
Chic apart in Paris
Hotel119 € to 164 € per nightSaint-Denis
CMG Saint de denis D
Chic apart with terrasse garden parking
Hotel176 € to 233 € per nightSaint-Denis
Chic studio in Paris
Hotel58 € per nightSaint-Denis
Grande Commune
SAINT DENIS appartement 2 chambres avec terrasse
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