We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Basilique Saint-Remi

Certificate of Excellence
Improve this listing
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 53 rue Simon, 51000 Reims, France
Phone Number: 03-26-85-23-36
Website

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 247 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 153
    Excellent
  • 80
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Don't skip this church

While most tourists will just visit the cathedral the Basilique de Saint-Rémi is definitely worth a visit. Built earlier than the cathedral it is less decorated, but it has a much... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
Jana K
,
Malmo, Sweden
Add Photo Write a Review

247 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Malmo, Sweden
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

While most tourists will just visit the cathedral the Basilique de Saint-Rémi is definitely worth a visit. Built earlier than the cathedral it is less decorated, but it has a much more intimite, spiritual atmosphere. I even had geese bumps from it. I can only repeat what other say: spend the 2 euros on the lighting.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

As other reviewers have said this is a beautiful church and well worth "turning the lights on" for 2 euros! There are some fantastic stain glass windows both old and new and the architecture of the church is stunning. A bit of a walk from the centre of town but well worth the effort.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Konigswinter, Germany
Top Contributor
225 reviews 225 reviews
77 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We spend only half a day in Reims so there was not much time. Our first stop naturally was the cathedral, but I wanted to see this basilica about 1.5 km (1 mile) away from the cathedral as well. It is also part of the UNESCO world heritage site of Reims consisting of the cathedral, the basilica and the palace... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
South Africa
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is a gorgeous Gothic Cathedral. It is a must-see when visiting Reims. The architecture and stained glass are amazing ;-)

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

First things first, yes, it's a bit far away from the town centre BUT it has the most beautiful architecture in Reims. If I had to choose between visiting the basilica or the cathedral, I'd pick the basilica. Try and go there on a sunny day to see the stained glass windows in all their glory.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Seattle, Washington
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

What a stunning tranquil place in the shadow of the imposing Cathedral of Reims. This was close to our hotel so we walked in. The stained glass windows are beautiful, especially the one above the entrance in hues of yellow and blue. Baroque music was playing yet the church was a bit dark. On the way out, we noticed a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Helsinki, Finland
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
11 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This basilique is on a walking distance from the centre and as a such it is easy to visit and see. Beautiful architecture with history! Reserve more than 30minutes to see this attraction. When planning a visit into this basilque, keep in mind that Taittinger caves are at the neighbour. One can easily combine these two attractions into same walk... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
London
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Wonderful to visit this vast abbey church which is so revered by the people of Reims. This is where the bishop Remi (who lived to the age of 96!) baptised Clovis, founder of Catholocism, in 496. It was shocking to see the damage to the nave and chancel roof during the second World War, but wonderful to see the restorations.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
29 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is not too far from the Reims cathedral. It's a lot less busy then the cathedral, even on a Sunday, I had the building pretty much to myself. The architecture and history is stunning, it's well worth the short walk if you've come to see Reims cathedral.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bandol, France
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Well worth a visit and very impressive. Pick a sunny day if possible so you can appreciate more the stain glass windows.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Basilique Saint-Remi also viewed

 

Been to Basilique Saint-Remi? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Basilique Saint-Remi and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Basilique Saint-Remi staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?