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Cathedrale Notre-Dame

Place du For | Tentoonstelling Kazuifels Meer Dan de Moeite Waard, Le Puy-en-Velay, France
+33 4 71 05 45 52
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Look out for the famous Black Madonna

A beautiful Romanesque cathedral, at the very top of the town of Le Puy-en-Velay. Traditionally... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
FamilyGanders
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Lyon, France
Steep climb

This cathedral is worth the effort of the climb, allow plenty of time to get up there. Really... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Chris B
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Place du For | Tentoonstelling Kazuifels Meer Dan de Moeite Waard, Le Puy-en-Velay, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful Romanesque cathedral, at the very top of the town of Le Puy-en-Velay. Traditionally, the starting point of the pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela. Climb up the steps from the old town, directly to the cathedral entrance or zig-zag up along the cobbled...More

Thank FamilyGanders
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

This cathedral is worth the effort of the climb, allow plenty of time to get up there. Really beautiful.

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

When visiting the Cathedral be sure to locate and walk through the adjacent les frequently visited cloister.

Thank Johnspi52
Reviewed 22 July 2017

If you are travelling in France looking for nice small towns you should not miss Le Puy-en-Velay. Among other points of interest, the Romanic Cathedral is a must. Enjoy!

Thank Vitor A
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I am not a church person but was pleasantly surprised by this one. The walk to the church is a step back in time up the cobble street past the man making lace. Then I walked inside to the beautiful sound of the organ being...More

Thank Millie M
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Beautifully maintained and much loved. The locals were always there. We were made very welcome. The steps were rather tortuous but it was well worthwhile.

Thank Jill J
Reviewed 6 June 2017

As my friends were out walking the Way of St. James, I spent an hour in the Cathedrale doing a personal study on solitude. Excellent place to just be alone from the crowds of the historical city and to enjoy medieval history.

Thank sinza2017
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

There is not much to be said, it is a very beautiful cathedral full of character I am not an expert but the architecture is great, the steps leading up to it and the view from the inside on to the steps and narrow street.

Thank Laki22
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We had hard time finding parking but in the end we did and it turned out to be very close to the cathedral within walking distance via narrow back streets. Unfortunately it was lunch time so the cloister was closed but the cathedral is nice...More

Thank Bintbatoutta
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

You have to leave your dog outside. Free entry. Worth a visit, especially to see the black Madonna (which I also had the pleasure of seeing at The Monastery at Monserrat.

Thank steadyslack
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