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Chartres Cathedral

16 Cloitre Notre Dame, 28000, Chartres, France
+33 2 37 21 75 02
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This UNESCO World Heritage Site is known for its high-Gothic art and architectural style.
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16 Cloitre Notre Dame, 28000, Chartres, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love the labyrinth - walked it twice and it was transformative - will be back! Cathedral is classic medieval gothic cathedral and one of the most famous in Europe - lovely spot on top of the hill.

Thank Tarheelgirl12345
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A stunning cathedral by any standard made all the better as a visit by our English language tour which is daily at 14.45h and costs €10.

Thank Allan M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Historic church with outstanding stained glass windows. Worth visiting even if you have to take a detour out of your way to get to Chartres.

Thank livetotravelcdn
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A most impressive manifestation of medieval piety and devotion. Dedicated to Our Lady a lot of worshippers light their candles in front of the famous Blue Madonna stain glass window. This cathedral is a must-see in France!

Thank AhasverSaoPaulo
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my bucket list items and I was certainly not disappointed. Lumiere was on at the time of our visit and the colours on the Cathedral façade were brilliant. The rose windows were amazing as were the elevated flying buttresses, it is currently being...More

Thank L0uise1958
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow is a word that describes my first impression of the Gothic cathedral. There are restaurants surrounding the cathedral and accommodation. Parking is at a minimal though. Walking is required. Inside this cathedral aligned with so much history. The crypt tour is a must see....More

Thank kbarker0
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this Chartres Cathedral on a day trip from Paris in October 2013. This has to be one of the finest cathedrals in all of Europe, as someone who makes a point of visiting the local cathedral in any city I visit. One can feel...More

Thank corrsid12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled to Chartres just to see this absolutely stunning huge cathedral built in the 1100s. It is a very important historical landmark and an absolute must see! The interior has the most medieval stained glass in Europe, breathtaking sculptures, and a labyrinth that pilgrims...More

Thank Kerry C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the nicest cathedral in France. I believe it has recently been cleaned. Best time to visit would be in the morning. Candles can be lit

Thank Mrs G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just go! It's amazing and you just marvel at how it was constructed all that time ago, there's lots of fun to be had spotting sculptures, it is a very religious sacred space but you don't have to be religious to enjoy visiting this amazing...More

Thank ngoffey
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839Charlie
21 May 2017|
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Response from Anne M | Property representative |
Admission to the Cathedral is open and free. There are tours in English at 12 Noon and 2:45pm which also includes the crypt. These tours cost 10€ and can be purchased in the gift shop right before the tour. Welcome!!
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Cheryl C
27 March 2017|
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Hello. You can get on Metro 4 at Odéon towards Montrouge and get off at Montparnasse. There are trains about every hour between Paris Montparnasse and Chartres. Hope that helps!
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