Recognised as a listed monument in 1979, Chartres cathedral boasts an exceptional collection of 12-13th-century windows and sculptures. The Romanesque crypt is one of the longest in Europe, and houses some original frescoes alongside some contemporary glass works.

Under the cathedral, accessible via the South Door, this crypt is the longest and largest in France. Guided visits are available to see this iconic site, and the times are indicated below.

Languages for tours
  • French
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • No pets allowed
Activities on site
  • Specific theme activities
  • Conferences
  • Temporary exhibitions
Means of payment
  • Credit Card
  • Postal or bank cheques
  • Cash
  • Eurocard - Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Monday : close
  • Thuesday : close
  • Wednesday : close
  • Thursday : close
  • Friday : close
  • Saturday : close
  • Sunday : close
  • Full adult price Individual From 9€
  • Discount rate Students, handicapped people with their companion, children from 10 years old, jobseekers (with proof), religious and pilgrims of St James (on presentation of the credencial). From 7€
Historical sites and monuments Crypte de la Cathédrale
24 cloître Notre-Dame