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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.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“stained glass” (210 reviews)
“light show” (113 reviews)
“day trip” (85 reviews)
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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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US$84 per adult
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you are in the area, you must visit the Cathedral. It is impressive on its own, but even more so with a tour. The massive cathedral with wonderful stained glass should be on everyone’s itinerary. We did not see the crypt on this trip,...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a fascinating and lovely place to visit, there is so much to see and take part in. We particularly enjoyed the 3 tours on offer, into the crypt, into the rook and around the cathedral itself with English historian Malcolm Miller. There are...More

Thank Jo T
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We took an English tour with Victoria. She taught us how to "read" the amazing stained glass windows, showed us the crypt, and told us about so many of the other features. You could tell she loved the cathedral and really passed that on to...More

Thank Susan B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

the cathedral in Chartres is very impressive-both outside and inside, and I spent around 30 minutes to visit it, really nice

Thank Piotr M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

never went in but there around 22;00 eating and caught the animated light show on the cathedral walls, excelent and work watching. Show goes on an hour or so on both sides of building starts around 10;30 and run from May-Sept I think. I think...More

Thank gavin1954
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very impressive and entertaining tour of the Cathedral seeing different levels of the structure. Of course, the stained glass was the most beautiful. It has recently been cleaned on the inside and was bright and beautiful.

Thank Suzanne J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The history of this place, starting in the 700 up to the 1800 through fires, complete destruction, rebuildings, fires again is overwhelming. the final result is great and the building is impressive. the outside is marvelous but the interior with the stained glasses must be...More

Thank fernandocE9816AZ
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning cathedral from outside and inside. The stained glass is a sight to behold. The summer evening light show should not be missed.

Thank Widlydidly
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the “regular” 1445 English tour of the cathedral of the 4th of July - just signed up and bought tix in the bookshop in the cathedral: just €10 per person for one and a half hour tour. Victoria, our guide, was so enthralled by...More

Thank Tadbert
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped off specially en route back to the UK to see this wonderful building and it was every bit as spectacular as we hoped it would be. The exterior is a marvel of design with stunning stone carvings in the niches of the front...More

Thank Nicholas H
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kanjer2015
27 June 2018|
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Response from bronaldsfr | Reviewed this property |
Hi From easter untill the end of october it will be at noon and 2:45pm ( not on Sundays) No need to book Maybe it will take 1:30 to do it.
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5 May 2018|
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Response from Anne M | Property representative |
Hello! As long as you keep the backpacks with you, there should be no problem!
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