Opening hours
The cathedral is open every day of the year from 08:00 to 18h45 (19h15 on Saturdays and Sundays).

The entrance is free


The reception desk From the cathedral (facing you when entering) is open:

Monday to Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 9am-6pm.


Office hours

Sunday Offices:

On Saturdays:
17h45 Offices of the first Vespers of Sunday
18h30 Mass Sunday at the Grand altar

On Sundays (all offices are held at the Grand Altar):
8:30 Mass
9:30 Office of the Lauds
10:00 Mass Gregorian Chapter Cathedral
11:30 Mass International
12:45 Mass
17h45 Office of Vespers
18h30 Mass (usually presided over by the Archbishop) Broadcast live on KTO-television Catholic and Radio Notre-Dame


Weekly offices, Monday to Saturday Noon:
8:00 Mass In the choir
9:00 Mass In the choir (except during the summer months: July, August and first fortnight of September)
12:00 Mass At the Grand Altar
17h45 Office of Vespers Broadcast live on KTO-Catholic television
18:15 Mass At the Grand Altar


Eucharistic Adoration: Every Thursday at the end of the mass of 18:15 and until 19h15. (except during the summer months: July, August and first fortnight of September)


Veneration of the Crown of thorns and relics of Passion: Every first Friday of the month and every Friday of Lent 3pm. On Good Friday, this veneration takes place throughout the day.

During the jubilee year, ostension of the Crown of Thorns, every Friday at the end of the mass of 18:15 up to 19h15.


For details and times of Exceptional offices and celebrations, see the "News" section of the site By clicking here.


Meet a priest
Every day A priest is at your disposal In the reception chapel for spiritual maintenance and/or to receive the sacrament of forgiveness.

Main languages: French – English – Spanish – Italian – Portuguese – German – Japanese – Chinese

  • Weekdays and Saturdays: from 10:00 to 12:30 and from 14:30 to 19:00.
  • Sundays: from 15:00 to 19:00.

* During the summer months (July and August), the reception is usually closed between 12.30 and 15h.
The Treasure of the cathedral Can be visited every day at the following times:

  • Monday to Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm
  • Sundays: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm

These schedules can be changed according to exceptional celebrations.



Religious Item sales counter

A sales counter of religious items, located on the side of the nave, is open Daily from 9.30 am to 6.30 pm. You can find the details of these articles By clicking here.





Audio Guides

Audio-guides are available at the reception desk, entering the cathedral. You can thus through a course of about 35 minutes discovering the spiritual message of this high place of Christianity, through its history, its architecture, its sculptures, its stained glass windows...
Available languages: French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese and Chinese.

Monday to Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
– Sunday: 13:00 to 18:00


Hours of visits offered by the cathedral

Every day of the year, Visits are offered By the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris and the Association C.A.S.A. (host community in artistic Sites) in different languages to present the spiritual message of this high place of Christianity, through its history, its architecture, its sculptures, Its stained glass windows...

Find day by day all the times of the visits offered by clicking here.


French : Monday to Friday at 14:00 & 15h00 (sauf le 1er vendredi du mois et tous les vendredis de Carême); Saturday and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.


German : Friday 14:00; Saturday 2:00 PM
Besichtigungen geführte Kostenlos: Freitag 14.00; Samstag 14.00


English : Wednesday 14:00; Thursday 14:00; Saturday 2:30 PM
Guided visits – free of charge: Wednesday 2.00 pm; Thursday 2.00 pm; Saturday 2.30 pm


Spanish : Saturday 2.30 pm
Visita guiada gratís: Sábado 14.30


Italian : Thursday 14:00
Free guided tour in Lingua Italiana, offered by Dalla Cattedrale: Il giovedi ' alle 14h.


Japanese : Friday 14:00 (or some weeks Thursday at 14:00)
日本語 金曜日 午後 2 時: (木曜日になる場合があります)
案内は無料です 。


Russian : Wednesday 14:00; Saturday 2:30 PM
Бесплатное посещение Собора: По средам в 14 ч, По субботам в 14 ч 30


Chinese : First and third Wednesday of the month 2.30 pm



These tours are free.

During the summer, visits are provided by young people from "CASA International", the timetables are to be verified by calling the reception desk of the cathedral at 01 42 34 56 10.


Tours offered by the Cathedral for school groups

These visits are By appointment only. They only take place during the school periods of the Paris Academy. To organize a visit, you have to make the request several weeks in advance via the website by clicking here.

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