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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  • As my friends were out walking the Way of St. James, I spent an hour in the Cathedrale doing a personal study on solitude. Excellent place to just be alone from the crowds of the historical city and t...  more »
  • There is not much to be said, it is a very beautiful cathedral full of character I am not an expert but the architecture is great, the steps leading up to it and the view from the inside on to the ste...  more »
  • We had hard time finding parking but in the end we did and it turned out to be very close to the cathedral within walking distance via narrow back streets. Unfortunately it was lunch time so the clois...  more »
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  • A very picturesque cathedral with a distinctive architecture
  • Wonderful view
  • Impressive, also the way up to this cathedral
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  • Fabulous cathedral.