Sainte-Chapelle

  • Historic site and monument
  • Religious heritage

Let yourself be dazzled by the 1113 stained glass windows in this jewel of the radiant gothic style.

Designed as a monumental reliquary, Sainte Chapelle housed the Crown of In the middle of the 13th century, Louis IX had the Sainte-Chapelle built in the heart of his Parisian residence, the Palais de la Cité. Designed as a monumental reliquary, it housed Christ's Crown of Thorns. Adorned with a unique set of fifteen stained glass windows and a rose that form veritable walls of light, the Sainte-Chapelle is the jewel of French radiant Gothic.

Opening and closing times

From 01/04 to 30/09, daily between 9 am and 7 pm. Closed exceptionally on May 1st. Laste entrance : 30 minutes before closing time.

Close from 13:00 to 14h15, from monday to friday.

Night-time on wednesday till 21:30 from mid-May to Mid-September.

From 01/10 to 31/03, daily between 9 am and 5 pm. Closed exceptionally on January 1st and December 25th. Laste entrance : 30 minutes before closing time.

Rates

Free entry for children < 18 years, Job-seeker, disabled people and accompanying persons.
Group rate available for > 20 people.

Free admission :
-For all, the first sunday of the month between November and March included
18-25 years old (for people under 26 years old who are citizens of one the 27 countries of EU or are non-European permanent residents of France).

Included in the Paris Museum Pass

Audioguides:
Reduced price : 3€
Full price : 4,5€
Couple (2 audioguides) : 6€

Twinnned ticket for Conciergerie and Sainte-Chapelle
From 12€ to 15€.

From 01/04 to 30/09/2021
Adult: 11.50 €
Group adults: 9 € (Groups of 20 or more adults)
Set price group adults: 400 € (- Conference visit package 400 € (up to 30 people including entrance fee)).

From 01/10/2021 to 31/03/2022
Adult: 11.50 €
Group adults: 9 € (Groups of 20 or more adults)
Set price group adults: 400 € (- Conference visit package 400 € (up to 30 people including entrance fee)).

Free entry for children < 18 years, Job-seeker, disabled people and accompanying persons.
Group rate available for > 20 people.

Free admission :
-For all, the first sunday of the month between November and March included
18-25 years old (for people under 26 years old who are citizens of one the 27 countries of EU or are non-European permanent residents of France).

Included in the Paris Museum Pass

Audioguides:
Reduced price : 3€
Full price : 4,5€
Couple (2 audioguides) : 6€

Twinnned ticket for Conciergerie and Sainte-Chapelle
From 12€ to 15€.

Reception

Types of customers

  • Cash dispensers

Groups

  • Minimum number of people : 20
  • Sales TO/Distributors

Animals

  • Animals accepted

Visits

Types of visits available

  • Unguided individual tours available permanently
  • Unguided group tours on request
  • Guided group tours on request

Average length of visit

  • 30 minutes (individual)

Services and facilities

Facilities

  • Parking
  • Toilets

Services

  • Shop

Activities

  • Activity
  • Concert

Languages

Spoken languages

  • French

Visit languages

  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Languages of educational signs

  • Chinese
  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Audioguide languages

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Spanish

Additional information

Visit conférence (1:30) available only in French, English and Spanish with reservation only.

Group reservations required: resailedelacite@monuments-nationaux.fr
Schools and after-school activities:
- Self-guided tour of the monument: €40 (€20 for special audiences)
- Lecture tour of the monument: 90€ (40€ for special audiences)
- Heritage workshop: €130 (€60 for special audiences)
More information on the monument's website: http://www.sainte-chapelle.fr/Espace-enseignant

Accessibility

  • Visual disability
  • Accessible for wheelchairs with assistance
  • Hearing disability

Access

Metro : line 4, station Cité
Bus : lines 21, 27, 38, 85, 96 and Balabus

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Contact information

  • 8 boulevard du Palais 75001 Paris 1er
  • +33 (0)33 1 53 40 60 80
  • www.sainte-chapelle.fr
  • 00 33 1 53 40 60 90

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Booking

  • Booking for groups required 20 days in advance