Rendez-vous at the Crypt and Tower of Bourges Cathedral

  • © Ph. Berthé. Centre des monuments nationaux

  • © Patrick Müller / Centre des monuments nationaux

  • © Patrick Müller / Centre des monuments nationaux

  • © Patrick Müller / Centre des monuments nationaux

Rendez-vous at the Crypt and Tower of Bourges Cathedral Cathédrale 18000 Bourges fr

An outstanding example of architecture and a magnificent collection of stained-glass windows

The construction of the Cathedral of Bourges lasted from the 12th to 14th century. An outstanding example of architecture in terms of its dimensions, construction methods and beauty, the Cathedral also features a magnificent collection of stained-glass windows which date from the 12th to 14th century. The crypt contains the tomb of Duke Jean, a Renaissance burial place, and parts of the 13th century rood screen.

Cathedral designated world heritage site by UNESCO.

Practical information

  • Unaccompanied tour of the north tower
  • Guided tour of the gothic and norman crypt: French
  • Guide booklet: French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Japanese

Access

At the intersection between the three roads between Orléans/Lyon via Clermont- Ferrand, Troyes/Poitiers and Beaune/Tours.

Contact

Cathédrale de Bourges
Place Étienne Dolet
18000 Bourges

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