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Elne Cathedral and Museum

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Very unexpected but breathtaking

Never expected this great building in somewhat out of the way Elne. The cloisters are easily a... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2018
8888cthomas
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Javea, Spain
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Near the cloister, impressive inside

We did not visit the museum. The cathedral is nice looking from outside but more impressive inside... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
k0k0pelli0xitan
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Marseille, France
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Sep 29, 2018
“Very unexpected but breathtaking”
Mar 5, 2018
“Near the cloister, impressive inside”
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Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Never expected this great building in somewhat out of the way Elne. The cloisters are easily a match for those in Moissac and add on the beautiful main building and you simply cannot afford to miss it.

Thank 8888cthomas
Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

We did not visit the museum. The cathedral is nice looking from outside but more impressive inside. It used to be one of the biggest in its time.

Thank k0k0pelli0xitan
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Very interesting cloister and cathedral! Well preserved, lots of interesting information and exhibits.

Thank Chris X
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Beautiful cathedral , lovelt town ,minteresting history , and good museum , great panoramic views from the top of the village where the tourist information office is

Thank Helen40uk
Reviewed May 16, 2016

Firstly neither of these places are disabled friendly, wheelchair access none. Cloister very enjoyable with plenty to see. View from the roof only for the abled bodied. Church accessed from outside. Museum a cross the way, well unless your really into modern art you could...More

Thank budlebay
Reviewed April 17, 2016

I have family in Elne so I've visited it a few times already and always love to have a walk around its historical centre and their cathedral with such amazing views. Probably better if you get there at sunset.

Thank Ruben C
Reviewed October 7, 2015

Elne has been populated since 6000bc and therefore has a great deal of history to show. The Cathedral is beautifully maintained with an astonishing cloister attached. There are small displays of Archaeology from 6000bc thru the several stages of occupation of the site to the...More

Thank Damian V
Reviewed August 5, 2015

Wonderful cloisters and a relaxing way to spend an afternoon. Parking is a little difficult to come by so better parking in the town and walking the short way up.

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Reviewed August 29, 2014

We went to Elne by train and the old town and its cathedral is within easy walking distance of the station. The cathedral is a very prominent building which is built on the highest point in Elne. When we arrived there was a service on...More

2  Thank Jane C
Reviewed August 5, 2014

Dive into the history of Elne with a visit to this museum. Nice collection of prehistorical and roman finds, with context added. Most is in French, but they offer guides in many languages.

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