Historical sites and monuments, UNESCO World Heritage, Romanesque

Place du For
43000 Le Puy-en-Velay

Romanesque style, classified as a World Heritage Site, the cathedral is the departure for the Way of Saint James pilgrimage route. Inside the cathedral are several interesting works including the statue of the Black Virgin and a 12th century cloister, the Pierre des Fièvres statue, paintings. But also, precious treasure of the sacristy: the pieta, 15th-century head of Christ. A large134-step staircase leads to the cathedral

Opening times

From 01/01/2019 to the 31/12/2019

Languages spoken

English, Dutch


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