E-ticket – The Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis

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  • The history of the site throughout the centuries

  • The gothic architecture of the basilica

  • An informative booklet available in 12 languages

  • The non-dated ticket, valid throughout the year

Essential info*

  • Instant confirmation

  • Digital voucher accepted

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

Fast-track entry

Opening times 10:30 AM - 6:15 PM

Departure point/location

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation


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... 

Good to know

  • 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

Cancellation Terms & Conditions

This activity cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

General terms and conditions of sale

Price includes

  • Admission to the Basilica of Saint-Denis

Not included

  • Audio guide (3€ supplement payable on the day)
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

Customer reviews

11 reviews
  • On assiste à une partie très impressionnante de l'histoire de notre pays
    Apr 22, 2022
  • visite guidée pendant 2h 15 avec un orateur connaissant son histoire, super
    christelle C.
    Oct 16, 2018
  • Visite remarquable, ce site est à visiter par tous les français, c'est l'Histoire de notre nation
    narcisse C.
    Sep 25, 2018

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