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.
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
All photos (331)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
6 bis rue Abbe-Marcel-Montels | Place St-Pierre, 34000, Montpellier, France
+33 4 67 66 04 12
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Montpellier
from $18.00
More Info
Reviews (581)
Filter reviews
117 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsbeautiful cathedrallarge organfront entrancequick visitinteresting architectureold townworth a visitexteriortowercolumnsuniversitychuchtwinrenovatecenturyfrenchbenches
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 117 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

The design is very unusual and and impressive in its scale. Beautifully detailed interior which is maintained exceptionally well.

Thank Christiaan v
Reviewed 6 days ago

St. Peter's Cathedral is the largest Church both in Montpellier and in the whole Languedoc-Roussillon. The Cathedral was originally a chapel of the monastery-College of Saint Benedict Saint-Germain. The Bishop moved to Montpellier in 1536 and certainly could not confine himself to a modest chapel....More

Thank VadimM67
Reviewed August 15, 2018

Big imposing Cathedral and stunning from the outside, but not very interesting inside. Closes for lunch between 1 and 2.30pm

Thank Tine D
Reviewed July 3, 2018

This is a beautiful church - one could spend hours and still not be able to examine all the art and architecture.

Thank jltchs
Reviewed June 5, 2018

The Saint-Pierre Cathedral was a Gothic cathedral that had conical towers that was constructed in 1364 as a monastery and became the Saint-Pierre Cathedral in 1536. While it was not exceptionally ornate containing exquisite exterior detail, it was still impressive and grand with its twin...More

1  Thank Lenore R
Reviewed May 20, 2018

This Cathedral is not particularly ornate but is built on an impressive scale, especially the twin point towers at the main entrance, well worth a photo stop on a visit to the city

1  Thank Andrew R
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I was able to go to the church during an openhouse. We were able to climb the steps to the top for a nice view. There is a large organ inside the church. What appears to be the main entrance with red doors is closed...More

Thank 19Molly94
Reviewed March 5, 2018

This cathedral is not beautiful but in excellent condition and especially very peculiar a cathedral, more like a fortress.

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

The church is currently closed until March 2018 while they renovate the lighting. We walked around the church which was quite impressive. There is a nice small park behind the church that has benches to relax on.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed January 23, 2018

I only saw the exterior of this magnificent Cathedral when I was on a Segway Tour and we stopped so that the guide could explain the history of the building. It looks superb, and well worth finding it in the old town.

Thank Ivan D
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 93 hotels in Montpellier
Best Western Hotel Le Guilhem
380 reviews
.15 miles away
Hotel du Palais
253 reviews
.19 miles away
Hotel Les Fauvettes
107 reviews
.22 miles away
Hotel du Parc
405 reviews
.28 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,575 restaurants in Montpellier
Gasoline Wine & Burger
172 reviews
.08 miles away
Le Petit Jardin
987 reviews
.14 miles away
Pizzeria la Terrasse
373 reviews
.10 miles away
30 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 325 attractions in Montpellier
Porte du Peyrou
742 reviews
.22 miles away
Place de la Canourgue
80 reviews
.16 miles away
La Panacee
144 reviews
.21 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cathedrale St-Pierre staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines