Notre-Dame de Paris: practical information and what you need to know

After the fire that broke out on 15 April at the Cathedral de Notre Dame, the monument on Île de la Cité is closed until further notice.

Following the fire that hit the Cathedral de Notre Dame on 15 April, it remains closed until further notice.

The Paris Tourist Office remains available to assist visitors. Reception points and a special telephone service (📞 + 33 1 49 52 42 63) are available for any advice or requests for assistance. The teams can be reached on this number from Monday to Friday between 9am and 6pm, and on Saturday between 9.30am and 5.30pm. The reception desk at 29 rue de Rivoli is open every day from 10am to 6.45pm.

The site (External link) and the social networks @parisjetaime (External link) will keep you up to date on the reopening of the Île de la Cité and its monuments, as well as possible adjustments put in place by tour operators such as cruise lines or tourist buses, on a dedicated page. (External link)

Security perimeter around Notre-Dame de Paris

The security perimeter on the Île de la Cité has been reduced since 21 April. But it's still not possible to approach the cathedral, as well as the Petit Pont and the Pont au Double.

Cruises on the Seine des Bateaux Parisiens

The cruise route is modified. The boats sail on the arm of the Seine located at the opposite of Notre-Dame Cathedral.
Cruises, dinner cruises and lunch cruises are maintained.


The Notre-Dame and Hôtel de Ville stops are closed to the public.

Paris CityVision

The tours are conducted out of Notre Dame.

Donations for the reconstruction of Notre-Dame

To contribute to the rehabilitation of Notre Dame, donations are possible on the institutional site Rebuild Notre Dame de Paris (External link) . Be very careful, unaudited sites do not guarantee the allocation of donations to the project and may constitute scams.