GREETS invites you on a unique journey through time in the Cathedral Basilica of Saint-Denis. Discover one of the most cult monuments of Gothic art in France, the journey begins in the year 250 during the construction of the Basilica on the tomb of the missionary bishop, Saint Denis and will become the last home of the kings of France. During this private tour, your guide will share with you the mythical history of the monument, you will be amazed at the sight of the organ of the Basilica and the delicacy of its stained glass windows. Sculpture Museum, you will be unveiled the Renaissance gems that populate the Cathedral, it contains more than 70 medieval recumbent figures and monumental tombs.
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“You become the man in your uniform”, Napoleon Bonaparte.
You will begin this unique visit with a historical reminder of the construction of the Basilica-Cathedral, your private guide will enlighten you on the memorable events that took place within the monument. The first masterpiece of Gothic art, initially the church of a powerful abbey and a very important place of pilgrimage in the Middle Ages, the cathedral basilica of Saint-Denis linked its destiny to that of royalty by becoming the burial place of kings and queens of France.
The Basilica-Cathedral of Saint-Denis owes its success to the royal necropolis it houses. Recumbent limestone or marble, Renaissance mausoleums, Bourbon coffins or cenotaphs, this is the story of the French Monarchy which is told through 70 tombs of kings and queens. These numerous sculptures that you will find in the ambulatory after your passage through the nave will remind you of the sovereign France of yesteryear. You will be amazed by the beauty of its Gothic stained glass windows and will shiver at the feeling of this so special atmosphere ...
WINK OF GREETS : A highly historic gem, home to royal and noble families. Unmissable Parisian site, to visit absolutely.
DETAILS : This program takes place over 5 hours (half day) - Minimum age required: 8 years old - Price for 2 people - The program is available on request and subject to availability.