Aix-En-Provence Cathedral Aix-en-Provence, France
The Cathédrale St-Sauveur in Aix was built from the 5th century to the 15th century. Its many highlights include an ancient baptistery, a lovely cloister, and Nicolas Fromen's Burning Bush Triptych.
Albi Cathedral Albi, France
Built in the 13th century in the heart of Cathar country, Albi Cathedral is the largest brick building in the world. Perched high on a hill above the River Tarn, it looks more like a fortress than a cathedral - just as the founders intended.
Amiens Cathedral Amiens, France
Famed for both its architecture and sculpture, Amiens Cathedral is the largest cathedral in France. With Chartres and Reims, it is one of the three great "High Gothic" French cathedrals built in the 13th century.
Angers Cathedral Angers, France
Located in the Loire Valley, Angers Cathedral is a unique mix of Romanesque and Gothic architecture. It contains notable tapestries, sculptures and stained glass.
Autun Cathedral Autun, France
Dating from the early 12th century with later Gothic additions, the Cathédrale St-Lazare is a pilgrimage church famed for its splendid Romanesque sculptures by Gislebertus.
Avignon Cathedral Avignon, France
This 12th-century Romanesque cathedral is dwarfed by the grand Palais des Papes that was later built next door. Inside are the tombs of several Avignon popes.
Bourges Cathedral Bourges, France
Bourges Cathedral is one of the finest and earliest Gothic cathedrals in France, featuring a long and narrow floor plan, dramatic flying buttresses, charming portal sculptures and a magnificent collection of medieval stained glass. And you can…
Chartres Cathedral Chartres, France
One of the greatest achievements in the history of architecture, Chartres Cathedral is almost perfectly preserved in its original Gothic design, from its lively portal sculptures to its glowing stained glass.
Clermont Cathedral Clermont-Ferrand, France
Located in the Auvergne region of central France, Clermont Cathedral is a striking Gothic edifice made of black lava stone. Inside it has beautiful medieval stained glass windows, frescoes, and an old
Laon Cathedral Laon, France
Laon Cathedral is notable for its imposing towers, its beautiful Gothic architecture, and its importance as a major stop on the medieval pilgrimage route to Santiago.
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