Maîtrise de la Cathédrale du Puy, Le Puy-en-Velay
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Discover one of the most excellent Romanesque cloisters renowned for its polychrome arches and astonishing columns at Maîtrise de la Cathédrale du Puy. Perched on the outcrop of the volcano with breathtaking views, the cloister contains the permanent exhibit "Gold and Embroidery" with its unique collection of embroidery, ornaments, liturgical, and devotional paintings from the 15th to the 20th centuries. The cloister of the cathedral is open for you to visit and is part of the pilgrimage route to Santiago de Compostela. Take a look at our Le Puy-en-Velay travel itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Maîtrise de la Cathédrale du Puy and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The whole area around the Cathedral is interesting, including this part, and if you have the time and the energy then it's worth the diversion to have a look. 
  • Cloister with small museum annexed the small cloister Museum with beautiful embroidered vestments and some bronzes, horse Bite of the Emperor Constantine (?), taken from yet another nail in the cross
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  • All the cloisters invite especially at a time of rest, this one with autour monuments is even more fantastic
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