Practical information

Check this page in advance of your venue. Have a nice visit!

You will be safe

  • Hydro-alcoholic gel will be at your disposal.

Opening hours

  • From April to September 
  • Monday to Saturday 10:00am - 6:15pm (last entry at 5:45pm)
  • Sunday 12:00am - 6:15pm (last entry at 5:45pm)
  • From October to March
  •  Monday to Saturday 10:00am - 5:15pm (last entry at 4:45)
  •    Sunday 12:00am - 5:15pm (last entry at 4:45)
  • The royal necropolis is closed during religious services and on the 1st of Januray, the 1st of May and the 25th of December. 


  • Please consider that since the royal necropolis national museum is located inside a parish church and is submitted to religious services and exceptional closures :
  • On the 6th of August : Closed from 3:45pm to 5:15pm, last access at 3:15pm (wedding).
  • On the 15th of August : Opening time at 12:00pm.
  • On the 21th of August : Opening time at 12:30pm (baptism).
  • On the 27th of August : Closed from 2:00pm to 3:30pm (wedding).
  • On the 6th of September : Closed all the day.

 Attention: Due to important works in the chevet from January 2022 to February 2023, please consider the following instructions :

  • The choir's radiating chapels will be hidden by a scaffolding from the 22nd of February 2022 to the end of the choir's work in 2023.
  • Loud noise pollution may disturb your visit.

We apologize for this inconvenience.

In June, the basilica welcomes the Festival de Saint-Denis. The monument will remain open as normal but we notify you that you might stand for orchestra rehearsals inside the church which can impact the visits and audioguides commentaries.


Full price : 9,50€

Free entrance

- Children under 18 (with an adult)

- Young people under 26 years old included nationals of the European Union

- Disabled persons (with official valid proof) and their attendants

- Unemployed (with official valid proof)

- Journalists (with official valid proof)

- Students in schools of architecture (with official valid proof)

- Professional tour guides (with official valid proof)

- ICOMOS membership 

- Every first sunday of the month, from October to March

Group rates : 7,50€

To any member of a group attended by a professional tour guide (with valid proof). Attention, groups are limited to a number of 15 people + 1 guide and require time stamp reservation before visiting.

Voir les conditions de gratuité

Partners special rates

Vedettes du Pont Neuf : Achat du tarif spécial en ligne : Présentation billet vedettes du pont neuf+ billet tarif spécial

PMP : Réservation d'un créneau avec 'j'ai déjà mon billet" : Présentation du PMP et du créneau de réservation

Intercités : Achat du tarif spécial en ligne : Présentation billet intercité

Pass Grand Paris Nord : Achat du tarif spécial en ligne ou sur place : Présentation pass Grand Paris Nord

Paris Visit : Achat du tarif spécial en ligne : Présentation du Paris visit

Pass Jeunes : Achat d'un billet gratuit sur le site internet (gratuit autre), présentation de la contremarque lors du contrôle et de la confirmation de réservation : Présentation du pass Jeune et des billets gratuits (-26 ans / ou autre)

Cezam : Achat du tarif spécial en ligne : Présentation de la carte Cezam


Saint-Denis Basilique cathédrale de Saint-Denis
1, rue de la Légion d'Honneur
93200 Saint-Denis
Ph. : Information : 01 48 09 83 54 / Religious information : 01 48 20 25 44
GPS coordinatesLatitude : 48.9355Longitude : 2.3598Plan your route


Metro : line 13, stop at Basilique de Saint-Denis station (no lift), about 100 meters away from the monument.
Access by RER D, stop at Saint-Denis station, then Tramway T1 (10 min) or 15 min walk.
Access by RER B (then Bus N°153 or 253).



À 9 km du centre de Paris : Accès par Porte de La Chapelle, puis A1, sortie Saint-Denis - centre ville. A porte de Paris, Saint-Denis, suivre panneau vert "Saint-Denis Centre" sur la droite. Puis se diriger vers le Parking Indigo dénommé "Basilique", situé à 100 m du monument. Le centre ville de Saint-Denis est piétonnier.


De porte de la Villette, le long du canal Saint-Denis (20mns). Pas de garage vélo aux abords de la basilique.

Guide booklet


Phone  : 01 48 09 83 54 or 


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