By Metro: The nearest metro station is the Cité, on metro line 4, just a minute's walk away. Lines 1 & 7 will take you to the Saint Michel-Notre Dame station which is 2 minutes away, or to the Pont Neuf station which is less than 9 minutes away by foot.
By Bus: You can get to Châtelet or Saint-Michel, the closest bus stops to the Conciergerie, by buses 21, 24, 27, 38, 47, 63, 72, 75, 81, 85, and 96. Both bus stops are less than 5 minutes away by foot.
By RER: You can reach the Conciergerie by taking Lines A, B, or C. The closest RER station to the Conciergerie is Saint-Michel Notre-Dame, which is a 4-minute walk away.
The Conciergerie is located on a paid parking zone. If you're driving down to see the Conciergerie, it is recommended that you avail one of the many paid parking facilities nearby, which are often cheaper than the street parking rates.
These are the closest paid parking facilities nearby.
There are no restaurants within the Conciergerie. However, you can dine at one of the nearby restaurants.
The Conciergerie is open Monday to Sunday from 9:30 AM to 6 PM. However, the Conciergerie is closed on January 1, May 1, and December 25.
Visit the Conciergerie during December to February to avoid the peak season. We recommend visiting weekdays, preferably in the morning or afternoon to avoid the crowds.
You only need 1-2 hours for a complete tour of the Conciergerie.
The Conciergerie is located in the heart of Paris, France, on Bd du Palais. It is situated in the Île de la Cité, a small island in the Seine River, and is easily accessible by public transportation.
The best way to reach the Conciergerie is by taking the metro (Line 4) to the Cité metro station. You can also take the RER (Lines A, B or C) to the Saint-Michel Notre-Dame station. There are also several buses stop near the Conciergerie.
No, the Conciergerie is not wheelchair accessible. However, it is accessible to visitors with limited mobility, visually impaired and deaf visitors.
The Conciergerie has special devices for disabled visitors that help you understand and learn about the monument.
There is no mandatory dress code to be followed at the Conciergerie. However, we do recommend that you wear comfortable shoes and clothing so that you can enjoy the experience without any stress.
Strollers and prams are allowed inside the Conciergerie only if they are small and collapsible enough to fit inside the X-ray machine.
Yes, photography is permitted in the Conciergerie except for a few specific areas.
No, the Conciergerie does not have a cloakroom. We suggest that you travel light when you visit the Conciergerie.
Outside food and beverages are not allowed inside the Conciergerie. We recommend eating at one of the many restaurants and cafes near the Conciergerie before or after your visit.
You can buy tickets to the Conciergerie at the venue or online. We recommend buying online Conciergerie tickets as they allow you to skip the lines and ensure guaranteed access.
General admission for adults is €11.5, while admission is free for individuals under 18 years old. Admission is also free for EU residents under 26 years old, disabled visitors, architecture students and journalists. Tickets to the Conciergerie are free for all on European Heritage Days (third weekend of September) and on the first Sunday of the month (January to March and November to December).