Cathedrale Notre-Dame, Le Puy-en-Velay
(4.7/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
As a national monument forming the highest point in the city, Cathedrale Notre-Dame still holds Roman Catholic mass. Since before the time of Charlemagne, the cathedral has been a part of the Christian pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. View Romanesque architecture from the 5th century to the 15th century with an exterior façade made from white sandstone and black volcanic breccias. Climb sixty steps to get to the three orders and listen to the historical organ. A visit to Cathedrale Notre-Dame represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Le Puy-en-Velay trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • The old town of the puy is a wonderful place out of a medieval movie and don the puy Cathedral and the centerpiece.
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  • This Cathedral has some wonderful works of art and was an important part of the pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compestella - it's a bit of a climb but well worth it - and you can also find it b...  more »
  • Center of the confluence of the pilgrims on the camino de Santiago Cathedral built on a peak in which to overcome the gap the stairway leads to the Church before the altar.
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  • Impressive, also the way up to this cathedral
  • Fabulous cathedral.
  • Stunning
  • A very beautiful monument. We were lucky enough to have someone who was playing the organ our visit, it was awesome!
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  • Very important. The departure of the way of St. James. Impressive.
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