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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  • August 17, 2017
    It's beautiful, the site, architecture, not to mention being on one of the paths of saint James... The climb is difficult especially with a stroller, but the pleasure of the eyes is a nice reward...
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  • August 17, 2017
    Nice surprise that visiting this Cathedral which is out of the ordinary, you feel the atmosphere of the way of St. James
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  • August 16, 2017
    Moving great. But you know walk... nice to do absolutely mainly in summer.
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  • August 10, 2017
    Wonderful place !!
  • February 4, 2017
    A very picturesque cathedral with a distinctive architecture
  • March 12, 2017
    Wonderful view
  • August 18, 2016
    Impressive, also the way up to this cathedral
  • March 7, 2017
    Must see landscape

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