FAQ

CAN WE CELEBRATE A BAPTISM, A WEDDING, A FUNERAL AT NOTRE DAME OF PARIS?

Each day of the year, masses, Vespers and sacrament of reconciliation are celebrated in Notre Dame de Paris. The Cathedral no longer a parish, baptisms, weddings and funerals are more celebrating.

To prepare the baptism of your child, your wedding, funerals, we invite you to contact the priests of parishes nearest to your home. You can find details of these on the Web site of your diocese.

If you live in Paris, see: www.Diocese-Paris.NET. Or more broadly for the France: www.CEF.fr.

IS THE CATHEDRAL ACCESSIBLE TO PEOPLE WITH REDUCED MOBILITY?

The Cathedral is fully accessible to people with reduced mobility.

Note: small market through to the portals of access then one level.

THE CATHEDRAL IS OPEN ON HOLIDAYS? WHEN IS IT OPEN?

The Cathedral is open every day of the year, from 7 h 45 to 18 h 45 (7:15 pm Saturday and Sunday), continuously - with rare exceptions for security reason. Nocturnes are offered from May to October to allow access certain nights of the week.

WHERE IS THE CATHEDRAL? HOW TO ACCESS?

The Cathedral is located on the island of the city, in the historical heart of Paris, next to the Hôtel-Dieu and the Prefecture of Police, a few meters from the Palais de Justice and the Sainte Chapelle. For more information to get to the Cathedral, see the page "access to the Cathedral.

PAY THE ENTRANCE OF THE CATHEDRAL?

The Cathedral Notre-dame of Paris is a church. Property of the State, the clergy is arranging for Roman Catholic worship. Its access is free. Only the access to the commercial tour of the towers of the Cathedral (managed by the Fund of the National Monuments) and Treasury are paying off.

HOW TO ATTEND A LITURGICAL CELEBRATION? DOES COST? BOOK?

To attend one of the many liturgical celebrations of the Cathedral (masses, offices...) simply join assistance a few minutes before the start of the celebration (at least 15 to 30 minutes for major holidays).

You can see the agenda of the celebrations on this page.

Participation in liturgical celebrations is public and free, no reservations are necessary.

HOW TO ACCESS THE TOWERS OF THE CATHEDRAL?

Access to the Commercial tour of the towers of the Cathedral (managed by the National Monuments Centre) is done outdoors, at the foot of the North Tower in the street of the cloister, located on the left side of the Cathedral.

DO THE TAIL TO ENTER THE CATHEDRAL?

In ordinary times, access to the Cathedral is easy and fast. Due to the great number of the faithful and visitors may be slightly slowed down, in reasonable proportions remained (especially during the summer and the approach of the great liturgical feasts: Christmas, Easter, assumption).

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