Cathedrale Notre-Dame, Le Puy-en-Velay

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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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  • This is an Awe inspiringly beautiful place. You don't have to be religious to appreciate the spiritual presence of this ancient place. The Camino office opens at 1000(please double check) but the quai...  more »
  • Set in the centre of the old medieval part of the city the cathedral is well worth the effort of walking up through the city. Parking is very much easier from the newer part of the city near the Touri...  more »
  • Do not be afraid to climb steps and sloping roads to get to this magnificent cathedral! But the beauty of this building is well worth the effort!
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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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