An exceptional place listed as a World Heritage Site

The History

Chartres Cathedral, born from the spirit of a man, was first of all a human adventure a little crazy in the face of many opposing currents, an intuition, a vision towards God, through Mary.
Today, it stands like a vessel that keeps its course, despite the storm…


its Architecture

The Labyrinth

The labyrinth is a path:  it invites you to take a “pilgrimage”… The outcome? Walk mindfully with authentic meditation – having your body and soul become one.

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The Treasury

The reopening of the cathedral’s treasury is one of the major projects underway in the building. Begun in 2019 with the exterior restoration of the Saint-Piat chapel, this project is currently continuing with the restoration of the chapel’s interiors; it will continue with the installation of the museographic furniture and the works of art making up the treasure. It will continue with the installation of the museum furniture and the works of art that make up the treasure. The opening to the public is planned for the end of 2022.

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