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Cathedrale Saint-Etienne

Place Jean Jacques Chapou, 46000 Cahors, Cahors, France
+33 5 65 35 27 80
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Too Many Cathedrals

We're fans of cathedral / church tours. Frankly, we've probably seen too many spectacular churches... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
NXTTRP
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St. Petersburg, Florida
via mobile
Interesting cloister of elaborate stone carving

During our daytime visit there was a group of musicians playing woodwind and in the evening we... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
juliethetraveller123
,
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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Place Jean Jacques Chapou, 46000 Cahors, Cahors, France
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+33 5 65 35 27 80
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We're fans of cathedral / church tours. Frankly, we've probably seen too many spectacular churches this year to be very objective. Regretfully, our cathedral tours in Paris (including Notre Dame), Lerwick, Trondheim and Edinburgh all overshadowed the Cathedrale Saint-Etiennne. Nevertheless, we did find the stained...More

Thank NXTTRP
Reviewed 5 September 2017

During our daytime visit there was a group of musicians playing woodwind and in the evening we listened to a concert by Toulouse orchestra which was very atmospheric beneath the double domes.

Thank juliethetraveller123
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Well worth a visit as the Cathedral is beautiful. The architecture is impressive and the contemporary stained glass windows a revelation and very different though not to my taste. Unfortunately there was a guided tour going on while we were there and the guide was...More

Thank Tine D
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is perhaps one of the most beautiful and peaceful cathedrals in France, despite being on a large square where the weekly market is held. We spent some time marvelling at the architecture and its impressive stance in the location which emanated a really peaceful,atmosphere.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Fabulous cathedral, beautiful stained glass, lovely ancient architecture si much to see inside and all around including the medicinal gardens and the Monks garden behind the cathedral down an old lane.

Thank Ricarda B
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Peaceful, simple, not too "goldy" as so many catholic churches. At 6:15 every week day the el Camino Pilgers can join the church ceremony and get the blessings from the priest as well as the cathedral Stamp for their "creanciale"

Thank Cecile9064
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Just the walk to visit this place is fantastic. Once inside just stand and take it all in. Photos do not do show the place as it really is. Cannot describe. You just have to see for yourselves.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 29 April 2017

In the center of the old town. Unusual step down to the church from the front and side streets. Nice stained glass behind the altar. Side courtyard is pretty. Garden in the back of the church.

1  Thank cgny1fwd
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This cathedral is a real must see in Cahors. The cloisters are well preserved, the chapels beautifully preserved with a fantastic spiritual atmosphere.

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

If you are going to do the Camino, this is a place you must visit. MKe sure you check out the cloisters which are to the right near the altar

Thank NathalieAndAndrew
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