Notre DameFree: All time; First Sundays from October through March to climb the 387 steps of the North Tower

The Notre-Dame Cathedral is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture and among the largest and most well-known church buildings in the world. The cathedral has a narrow climb of 387 steps at the stop of several spiral staircases; along the climb it is possible to view its most famous bell and its gargoyles in close quarters, as well as having a spectacular view across Paris when reaching the top.

Address: 6 Parvis Notre Dame, Place Jean Paul II, 75004 Paris
Opening hours: Daily 9:30am – 6pm
Direction: Metro Line 4 to Cité or Saint Michel, Line 1/11 to Hôtel de Ville, Line 10 to Maubert-Mutualiteé or Cluny-La Sorbonne; Line 7/11/14 to Châtelet; RER Line B/C to Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame
Phone: +33 1 42 34 56 10