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Sainte Chapelle Reopens Post COVID-19 Lockdown| Know Before You Visit

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Sainte Chapelle is Now Open

Reopened On

June 23, 2020

Safety Measures

🚶🏻‍♂️🚶🏻‍♂️Social Distancing

😷 Mandatory Masks

👮‍♂️ Reduced Capacity

🧼 Hand Sanitisation Station

⏰ Timed Entry

💳 Only Card Accepted

New Rules and Guidelines

  • Preferred payments by bank card
  • Free for visitors under 18 (with family and outside school groups)
  • Free entry for 18 25 years old (nationals of European Union countries and regular non European residents on French territory)
  • Disabled person and their companion can entry for free.
  • Job seeker (on presentation of a certificate of less than 6 months) and visitors with Education Pass can enter for free as well.

Revised Opening Hours

June 23 to September 30

11 am - 7 pm

Last Entry 40 minutes before closure.

Closed on

May 1

December 25

January 1

Sainte Chapelle Reopening Date - 23rd June 2020


In the mission to create a seamless and safe space for all, Sainte Chapelle has introduced new rules and guidelines which are advised to be followed by every visitor before entering the venue.

Safety Measures in place at Sainte Chapelle


For safety reasons, it is necessary for all visitors to wear face masks throughout their visit. Social distancing of at least 2 meters must be maintained at all times within the venue.

Hydroalcoholic gel dispensers have been placed at various points within the venue for guests to avail.

Guided tours are suspended until further notice. The Sainte-Chapelle being located within the grounds of Palais de Justice, all visitors must undergo security checks before entering the venue. Pets are not allowed, expect guide dogs. Access to site will not be granted with bicycle, scooter and motorcycle helmets. Access to the site with suitcases or large bags will not be permitted as well.

Bookshop will continue to remain open.

Sainte Chapelle

Booking Sainte Chapelle Tickets Online


Tickets for the Sainte Chapelle are available here.
To limit contact and to avoid overcrowding, it is mandatory for all visitors to book their tickets online before arriving at the venue. Tickets cannot be purchased on site. Audio guides are available in English, German, Italian, Spanish and Japanese for an additional price of 3 Euros.

Free visits are provided for:

  • Children under the age of 18
  • 18-25 years old (Nationals of European Union countries and regular non-European residents on French territory)
  • Disables person and their companion
  • Job seeker (on presenting a certification of less than 6 months)
  • Education pass (on presenting valid photo ID for reference)

Contactless payments will be accepted within the venue.

For more information about visiting Sainte Chapelle, refer to their website here.


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