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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  • Romanesque architecture, major monument of Romanesque art and the Christian West. The Cathedral has been classified in the world heritage of humanity by Unesco in 1998
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  • Beautiful and original Cathedral souvenir pretty shop lots of steps to get but really worth the detour!
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  • Gave an average opinion some time ago, but it was in November and with the rain. We went back in September by a bright sun and really the Cathedral is exceptional. The Puy is a lovely city where it is good to hang out.
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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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