For groups

Group Tours

Cathedral (only) Tour

The Chartres Cathedral ‘Service des Visites’ offers a general discovery tour of the sanctuary to all groups, pilgrims or tourists. They are destined to those who wish to be informed of the Cathedral’s history, from the time of its construction to the latest discoveries.
Thanks to the tours of the cathedral, be sure to acquire enough knowledge to know everything about this great place of Christianity!
These tours are offered in French or in other languages (English, Deutsch, Español, Italiano, ру́сскийязы́к, 日本語) by reservation only.

Crypt (only) Tour

The Romanesque crypt should not be missed for visitors wishing to understand the countless mysteries surrounding Chartres Cathedral. The Chartres Cathedral ‘Service des Visites’ guides will give you the key to understanding many of its secrets…
Mystical space, where you will observe Our Lady of the Crypt and will understand the legends surrounding it.
You will be enthralled by other treasures, and  quickly understand that the crypt is the point of origin for all of the mysteries inhabiting Our Lady of Chartres.
These tours are in French or in other languages (English, Deutsch, Español, Italiano, ру́сскийязы́к, 日本語) by reservation only.

Themed Tours

To arouse the most curious minds, The Chartres Cathedral ‘Service des Visites’ offers tours on a specific theme depending on the guide and depending on your request.
The category of this tour is particularly ideal for those who wish to discover the cathedral on another level. These tours are aimed to deepen or reveal unsuspected and hidden details of the sanctuary. You will discover many historically-filled treasures of this heritage site and you will find that Chartres Cathedral has the gift of surprising you…
Everyone will be satisfied with these original tours!



To organize your guided tour of the cathedral with one of our guides, in a foreign language

Visit 'CATHEDRAL alone:1h00
Visit 'CATHEDRAL alone:1h30
Visit 'CATHEDRAL + CRYPT':1h30 to 2h00
Rates: contact the 'Service des Visites' on +33 (0)2 37 21 75 02 or by email
or use the following forms:
- printable form (pdf)
- online registration form


Tours in English are available by reservation only by contacting the Chartres Cathedral ‘Service des Visites’ by email or by phone +33 (0)2 37 21 75 02.

Visio guides are available in the gift shop.

For a private tour with Malcolm Miller or Anne Marie Woods, please contact the Chartres Cathedral ‘Service des Visites’.