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Cathedrale St-Gatien

5 place de la Cathedrale, Tours, France
+33 2 47 71 21 00
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5 place de la Cathedrale, Tours, France
+33 2 47 71 21 00
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Reviewed October 11, 2015

You'll see the steeples / towers long before you are in town to be able to visit the cathedral. Neat gothic structure with memorable history back to Joan of Arc & before. Special stained glass windows, with nice educational cards in English surround you. Flying...More

2  Thank David B L
Reviewed October 10, 2015

France has many beautiful cathedrals and this is one of the best that I have seen. Wonderful mix of styles added over the years, so much detail and kaleidoscopic stained glass. If you enjoy seeing it during the day try to return at nightfall when...More

2  Thank NowlookatmeBanburys
Reviewed October 4, 2015

This Cathedral in Tours is not to be missed, it is easily accessed and the windows are magnificent. There are great explanation boards in English about the windows and the stories they tell. The exterior is beautiful and a must see. When travelling into Tours...More

1  Thank tneldner
Reviewed September 29, 2015

This beautiful old building is quite magnificent. The stained glass windows are a marvel in themselves. Your eyes are constantly drawn to them everywhere.

1  Thank lasvegas-marmalade
Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

This was such n breathtaking visit... cost us nothing . No tourist trampling us to death at the door ...... and the best reward a well cared for cathedral. . With stunning windows.

1  Thank Karien6134
Reviewed September 21, 2015

So much to admire here from the impressive exterior of flying buttresses and the West front portal and towers. Inside the soaring nave, ancient tombs, Joan of Arc memorial, St. Martin, and joy of joys, the glorious, stunning stained glass windows in the clerestory circling...More

1  Thank misticana
Reviewed September 20, 2015

The stained glass in this cathedral is beautiful. Be sure to take into account the lighting when you go, so as to maximize its beauty. Throughout our visit (which took about 45 minutes) there was an organist playing music, which added a lovely feel to...More

1  Thank jpmnyc
Reviewed September 19, 2015

Stunning inside to the cathedral with masses of stained glass. Worth a visit just for the atmosphere and quietness. This cathedral is centrally located and the outside is breathtaking. There are some interesting new stained glass windows which I am glad to see mixed well...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

We took time in the lovely spot the windows are terrific the majority old but a section of modern as well. They had English translations as well which was just lovely and added to our visit. We really enjoyed seeing this lovely much loved cathedral.

1  Thank Feepat63
Reviewed September 13, 2015

Beautiful old cathedral with an excellent aspect . We visited on the tractor train which gives you half an hour to look at it. The stained glass is magnificent .

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