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Centrepiece of Mirepoix

It dominates the landscape and is very pretty inside and out. Some beautiful stained glass windows... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2019
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Amazing old cathedral

This is a must see in Mirepoix. The cathedral is very old and showing its age it has to be said but... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2019
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

It dominates the landscape and is very pretty inside and out. Some beautiful stained glass windows and a magnificent Organ are also features. Free entry & well worth the visit!

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

This is a must see in Mirepoix. The cathedral is very old and showing its age it has to be said but it is stunning inside and leaves you with a wonderful feeling of peace and serenity. How they built such an amazing place all...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

This has to be the most beautiful Cathedral I've ever seen anywhere. We just happened to stop to have [a wonderful] breakfast here en route to Carcassonne, heard music as we exited the restaurant, and followed our ears to this lovely sanctuary, which had the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

If you’re in Mirepoix it’s well worth taking some time out to visit the beautiful cathedral. We visited twice, once on market day for a bit of peace and quiet, and once on a quieter day for another look at the beautiful windows, altars and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

As many others have written, this is a beautiful cathedral that is in the centre of Mirepoix. It is free to enter but you can pay a couple of euros for a guide that gives the history of the area and explains different areas of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

A hidden gem, in the process of restoration. This is a precious embodiment of the work of 700 years of artisans and builders. I am so glad that they are preserving this important part of the our history. Beautiful paintings and still an active center...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Standing very close to the market square, on market days the cathedral is virtually surrounded by the buzz of traders and customers. But once inside, it is an oasis of peace and tranquillity. Entry is free. I'm not a religious person, however I find the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Irish_Nana_Carmel
Reviewed May 1, 2018

mirepoix cathedral is dedicated to Saint Maurice. It is gothic in appearance and it has a wonderful nave which measures 22 meters wide. This is unusual, as it is a single nave!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
Reviewed March 19, 2018

My wife and I visited this cathedral with our small tour group while we were in Mirepoix. In my journal, I wrote, "Cathedral of St. Maurice spectacular. High ceiling, stained-glass windows, huge organ pipes. Had a series of models of structure showing its evolution over...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Called in in Nov, very cold but interesting history to the building and village, worth a visit to stand and feel the history.

Date of experience: November 2017
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