For individuals


To know the schedules of our proposed visits each day: consult here our AGENDA

Tours for Individuals

Visit the Cathedral…

The Chartres Cathedral ‘Reception & Visits Service’ offers all curious minds, whether pilgrims or simple tourists, an opportunity to discover the sanctuary, its history, its message, the faith of its builders and those who live there today.


Information on (+33) 02 37 21 75 02
(visit limited to 45 people)

Consult our calendar for visiting days and times

Visit the crypt…

Access to the crypt is reserved for prayer and pilgrimages.

To plan your pilgrimage, please contact us on
(+33) 02 37 21 75 02



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Tour of the choir: Commented reading

During this presentation by the Chartres Cathedral ‘Reception & Visits Service’, marvel at this exceptional sculptural ensemble, which took almost two centuries to complete, from 1516 to 1714.
The scenes depicted will plunge you into the heart of the story of Mary and Jesus, offering a captivating narrative through sculptures of great finesse. A gripping immersion in this sacred saga, not to be missed.

1st Friday of each month at 10:30 a.m.
Commented reading in French only

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Tours in English are possible, from May to September, Tuesdays through Saturdays (not during a religious celebration).
Meeting point at the information sign inside the cathedral.
Private tours are also possible : please contact the Cathedral ‘Reception & Visits Service’.



find below all our informations for “individual” visits


FOREIGN LANGUAGE TOURS - for individuals
GUIDED TOUR CATHEDRAL : 12 noon, from Tuesday through Saturday (from May 2 to September 30)
Duration 1h15
Informations: contact the Chartres Cathedral 'Reception & Visits Service' on (+33) 2 37 21 75 02 or by e-mail

N.B. : For public visits, no reservation is possible. Tickets can be picked up on site, in front of the Shop located on your left as you enter the cathedral.


And if you wish to follow a tour in French :

Pour les visites, aucune réservation n’est possible. Les billets sont à retirer sur place, à la Boutique, située sur votre gauche en entrant dans la cathédrale.
durée 1h30
Informations : contacter le Service Accueil & Visites au (+33) 02 37 21 75 02 ou par courriel
'TOUR du CHŒUR' - Lecture commentée :
durée 1h15 mn
Informations : contacter le Service Accueil & Visites au (+33) 02 37 21 75 02 ou par courriel