Maîtrise de la Cathédrale du Puy, Le Puy-en-Velay
(4/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
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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  • I do not regret taking the trouble to climb the many stairs giving access to the Cathedral. The Interior is beautiful and the view is impressive.
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  • Few parts to visit cloister quite small. Little originality. High price for content. Much more interesting Polignac fortress.
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  • If the Museum is open, is accessed directly by access to the Cathedral. And the restaurant with a large terrace which has seen on the statue of the Virgin of the Puy will delight you with the pumpkin soup at the chestnuts of the Ardèche or the tasty slab of sarrazin to the cream of the Puy lentils. A taste absolutely with a verbena ice for dessert.
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