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Cathedrale St. Sauveur

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sign up for a tour of the cloister. It is very beautiful and can only be seen with a docent. We also came back for a mass. It was wonderful to hear the organ played.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marion M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Parts of the current Cathedral are said to date back to the beginning of the 12th century when a new church with a Romanesque nave, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, was built on the site of an earlier chapel and a baptistery which themselves, it...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The historic significance sets this cathedrale on the "must visit" places in Aix but we found it dour. Look for another church to visit on your tour.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank library48
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cathedral is worth the visit and it's nice to spend some time there! I definitely recommend visiting the cloister once you are inside. First of all the young man who does the visit is great, clear, coherent and tells lots of stories so he...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a must see in Aix en provence. stunning inside, plus we enjoyed the cool temperatures inside. nice stop.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Alina H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice cathedral. We specially liked the paintings/frescoes and the organ (would have been great to be able to see a concert). Nice stop when in Aix en Provence!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mm_viaggiamo
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Truly beautiful cathedral. Cloisters are wort a tour. Only symmetry in the building is the matching organ lofts. Roman to gothic to baroque elements. Fascinating history, art and artifacts from two millennia. Acoustics are wonderful if you have a chance to see a concert.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Rob H
Reviewed August 12, 2019

This is a beautiful old cathedral and well worth a visit. It is huge, with many side altars to different saints. The artwork, including the frescoes and decorations painted directly onto the walls and ceilings, are lovely. Attached to the Cathedral is the ancient Baptistry...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank MeredithAussie
Reviewed August 3, 2019

Take the #2 tour on the miniature train to see this cathedral. It has great views of France's second largest city, as well as views of the island with Chateau d'If, featured in The Count of Monte Cristo. Spend some time outside. Birds, including a...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank David G
Reviewed August 2, 2019

Cathedrale St. Sauveur pn Place des Martyrs de la Resistance should be one of the "must see" spot for tourists. The Cathedral itself sits on the Roman Temple of Apollo built on 5th century to form its octagonal batistry. During the lengthy period of construction,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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kathleen g
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From their website: There are usually three masses on Sundays. The first mass takes place by 9:00 am. The second is by 10:30 am and the last is by 7:00 pm.
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