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.
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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
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
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
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
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