A prestigious heritage site, listed at a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and one of the gems of 12th and 13th century art, the Notre-Dame Cathedral of Chartres has always been testimony to the enthusiasm of pilgrims and visitors. Open, guided or audio-guided tours.

A key centre of Christianity in medieval Europe, Notre-Dame Cathedral in Chartres is an exceptional example of the religious art of the 12th and 13th centuries. Its nine sculpted doorways and 176 stained-glass windows, all in outstanding condition, provide a set of images like no other in the world, a reflection of the spiritual thinking and artistic expression of the times. Listed as World Heritage in 1979, Chartres Cathedral is a must-see example of Gothic architecture in France and Europe.

Languages for tours
  • French
  • English
Services
  • No pets allowed
Activities on site
  • Specific theme activities
  • Junior workshop
  • Conferences
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Sound & Light
Means of payment
  • Credit Card
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Cash
  • Eurocard - Mastercard
  • Eurocheques
  • Visa
Opening
  • Monday : from 08h30 to 19h30
  • Thuesday : from 08h30 to 19h30
  • Wednesday : from 08h30 to 19h30
  • Thursday : from 08h30 to 19h30
  • Friday : from 08h30 to 19h30
  • Saturday : from 08h30 to 19h30
  • Sunday : from 08h30 to 19h30
Prices
  • Full adult price From 10€
  • Other rates --
  • Other rates From 10€
  • Full adult price From 12€
  • Discount rate From 10€
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24 cloître Notre-Dame
28000 CHARTRES