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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  • just walking to the old city to get to the cathedral is pretty amazing. The Cathedral is very well maintained. 
  • A very beautiful Cathedral. We had more of a private of the frescoes with a ready happening with a family and who kindly offered to join them.
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  • The cathedral is a must see if you go to Puy en Velay. Apart from its artistic and historical value, the steps you need to climb in order to reach it offer a wonderful view on the town. At night, the ...  more »
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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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