Rendez-vous at the Towers of Amiens Cathedral

  • © Jean-Pierre Delagarde / Centre des monuments nationaux

  • © Jean-Pierre Delagarde / Centre des monuments nationaux

  • © Philippe Berthé / Centre des monuments nationaux

Rendez-vous at the Towers of Amiens Cathedral Cathédrale Notre-Dame 80000 Amiens fr

The largest Gothic Cathedral in France

Built in the 13th century to the plans of Robert de Luzarches, and at the initiative of Bishop Evrard de Fouilloy, Amiens Notre-Dame Cathedral (Picardy) remains the largest Gothic construction in France. Access to the towers offers a superb view of the 112.7 meters spire, and over the city of Amiens.

Cathedral designated world heritage site by UNESCO.

Practical information

  • Unaccompanied tour with guide booklet: French, English, German
  • Guided Tour: French
  • Maximum group size without splitting up: 18 people at the top of north tower

Access

  • 130 km in the North of Paris
  • From Paris: A16 or A1
  • From Belgium: E19-A7/ E19A2/ A1-E15 (exit Maurepas ou Péronne)
  • From Calais: A16
  • From Reims and Saint-Quentin: A29

Contact

Tours de la Cathédrale d’Amiens
30, place Notre-Dame
80000 Amiens
Tel: +33 (0)3 22 80 03 41

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