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Chartres Cathedral

Open today: 08:30 - 19:30
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This UNESCO World Heritage Site is known for its high-Gothic art and architectural style.
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 19:30
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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16 Cloitre Notre Dame, 28000, Chartres, France
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+33 2 37 21 75 02
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Cathedral is awesome really something to see. Only complaint is that there is only one English cript tour at noon we got in around 12:15 and missed out. Something to keep in mind if going there.

Thank Miles S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Amazing light show, a must to walk round and see all the events using technology at its best an absolute must to visit

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres is a Roman Catholic Church in Gothic and Romanesque styles constructed between 1194 and 1220, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Cathedral itself is a jewel. The stained glass windows, main altar, and side altars are remarkable. Since the church was built in such a short number of years, its gothic style is in tack throughout the building. We had a very emotional experience there...More

Thank Barbara O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first impression of Chartres cathedral was how lovely the exterior was when we looked around in the evening, and later watched the wonderful Son et Lumieres. We returned the next day to view the interior- more wonderful sculpture and amazing stained glass. It was...More

Thank CazBUk
Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolutely amazing spot with more history than you can ever possibly discover in just one visit. We missed the noon tour and I thought that there would be one at 2:45pm, but it turns out that those tours end on the last day of...More

Thank Scott P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cathedral is amazing both inside and out.Malcolm Miller's tour in English is well worth the 10 Euro cost. His knowledge of the stories told in the stained glass windows and of the cathedral's history is amazing. His relaxed style of speaking and story telling...More

Thank Kristine H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely get on the Malcom Miller tour of Chartres Cathedral. It's 10Euro and amazing. If you can do more than one tour with him, even better. He "reads" the stained glass windows and has so much information. He changes the tour so you get different...More

Thank ElkeArt
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two seniors travelling through Chartres, decided on the spur of the moment to stop overnight and take time to visit the cathedral. What a truly wonderful place, and the cleaning work inside is simply beyond belief, so beautiful. Do utilise a guide, there is so...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral was brought to life by a guide called Victoria. She is passionate about every nook and cranny and well worth searching out. You will be semi-literate in reading mediaeval glass windows by the end of your time with her and the tour also...More

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Misty W
11 October 2018|
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Response from Anne M | Property representative |
Hello, Yes, David M is right. Mass ends around 12:15.
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jeanne l
13 September 2018|
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Response from bobg13 | Reviewed this property |
The 10:06 gives you a nice cushion and it is good to see the church b4 the tour.
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candace o
25 August 2018|
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Response from Tadbert | Reviewed this property |
The book shop in the cathedral had the information for the tour. We just signed up for the first one we could.
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