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Cathedrale St-Gatien

5 place de la Cathedrale, Tours, France
+33 2 47 71 21 00
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5 place de la Cathedrale, Tours, France
+33 2 47 71 21 00
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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

This was such n breathtaking visit... cost us nothing . No tourist trampling us to death at the door ...... and the best reward a well cared for cathedral. . With stunning windows.

1  Thank Karien6134
Reviewed 21 September 2015

So much to admire here from the impressive exterior of flying buttresses and the West front portal and towers. Inside the soaring nave, ancient tombs, Joan of Arc memorial, St. Martin, and joy of joys, the glorious, stunning stained glass windows in the clerestory circling...More

1  Thank misticana
Reviewed 20 September 2015

The stained glass in this cathedral is beautiful. Be sure to take into account the lighting when you go, so as to maximize its beauty. Throughout our visit (which took about 45 minutes) there was an organist playing music, which added a lovely feel to...More

1  Thank jpmnyc
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Stunning inside to the cathedral with masses of stained glass. Worth a visit just for the atmosphere and quietness. This cathedral is centrally located and the outside is breathtaking. There are some interesting new stained glass windows which I am glad to see mixed well...More

Thank mrsscratch
Reviewed 14 September 2015 via mobile

We took time in the lovely spot the windows are terrific the majority old but a section of modern as well. They had English translations as well which was just lovely and added to our visit. We really enjoyed seeing this lovely much loved cathedral.

1  Thank Feepat63
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Beautiful old cathedral with an excellent aspect . We visited on the tractor train which gives you half an hour to look at it. The stained glass is magnificent .

Thank Rob A
Reviewed 13 September 2015

A really lovely old cathedral in Tours - well worth a visit. The cloisters close at lunch time but the cathedral remains open.

Thank lyndac00per
Reviewed 11 September 2015

The Cathedral is the usual, impressive sight, like a host of other French Cathedrals, bit I wouldn't go out of my way to see it. Compared to Chartres, it is rather Ho Hum.

Thank rtcfix
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

This beautful (and large ) cathedral is especially worth a visit for its stunning stained glass ... and the XVth century rose window in the façade is spectacular. There is no admission and we had a very friendly volunteer guide help interpret many of the...More

2  Thank Auwaiku
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Lovely cathedral well worth a visit when in Tours. Free admission, and no queues. A most impressive Cathedral , very large and high ceilings with very beautiful stained glass windows. Information boards provided in English. Can also visit the cloisters for an entrance fee. Useful...More

1  Thank Jack L
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