Welcome to
Our Lady of Chartres Cathedral

Built to glorify the Virgin Mary, the Cathedral opens its doors to visitors who wish to discover or rediscover it, to pray, attend ceremonies, concerts or simply to have a stroll.
It is a livelier sanctuary than ever, where an exceptional edifice unites admiration and meditation by offering multiple activities, rich in spiritual reflexion and multicultural encounters.

Our Lady of Chartres is also a Parish
which includes 10 churches and reunites Catholics within a lively and varied pastoral community.

Your donation for the Millennium of Chartres Cathedral!

Would you like to help us enhance the crypt and usher in the next 1,000 years of pilgrimage?

Among the many projects to which your donation will contribute: a new tabernacle, a new reliquary, the creation of a stained-glass window, a pilgrims’ path, a reception area and pilgrim’s booklet, restoration of Bishop Fulbert’s models of the cathedral, etc.

Make a donation to help enhance the crypt

Visit the Cathedral

There are hundreds of ways to discover the cathedral: pilgrims or simple visitors, for an hour or for a week, choose the visit that best suits your expectations… and let yourself be surprised by the aesthetic and spiritual richness of the place.

Cathedral newsletter

Every Friday, follow events at the cathedral through news & articles about its religious & cultural life: an invitation to rediscover the building, shedding light on the history of the site and giving the keys to its most recent news…

Registration link at the bottom of each site page

Parish life

Composed of 10 churches, Notre-Dame parish offers a dynamic and committed pastoral care. Whether you wish to attend a mass, prepare for your wedding, register your children for catechism or participate in one of the many parish activities, the teams are waiting for you.

Go to (only in french)


the Cathedral’s Heritage

The Labyrinth

The Treasure