For individuals


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

Tours for Individuals

Cathedral (only) Tours

Proposed to all curious minds, pilgrims or simple tourists, it is a general discovery of the sanctuary. These tours are designed for those who wish to be informed about the history of the cathedral, from its creation to the most recent discoveries.
Be sure to acquire enough knowledge to know everything there is to know about this great place of Christianity!

WITHOUT BOOKING – 3:00 PM each day

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 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…

WITHOUT BOOKING – 2:00 PM each day
Visit in French, a form in English or another language will be proposed to you.

Cathedral AND Crypt Tours in English and Other Languages

The Chartres Cathedral ‘Service des Visites’ offers a comprehensive tour of the cathedral and crypt in English or other langages – on reservation only.
This is a unique opportunity to discover the secrets of this great Christian edifice where you will discover the cathedral’s surprising history, from its origins to its most recent discoveries. You will be enthralled by the countless mysteries which have been enclosed in the cathedral.

for the year 2023: contact the Visits Department

Public tours in English are possible, from May 2 to September 30, 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 ‘Service des Visites’.



find below all our rates for “individual” visits


FOREIGN LANGUAGE TOURS - for individuals
CATHEDRAL : 12 noon, from Tuesday through Saturday (from May 2 to September 30)
Duration 1h15
Full price 18 €Reduced rate * 12 €
* Reduced rates for 'foreign language tours for individuals' are only available for children under the age of 12.

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 :

tarification 2023
Visite guidée 'CATHÉDRALE' :
durée 1h30
Plein tarif 12 €Tarif réduit * 10 €
Visite guidée 'CRYPTE' :
durée 45 mn
Plein tarif 9 €Tarif réduit * 7 €
Tickets Duo – formule individuel
C'est une formule tout compris : avec les tickets Duo, cumulez la visite cathédrale et la visite crypte pour une échappée longue durée.
Visite guidée 'CATHÉDRALE & CRYPTE' (ticket duo)
durée 2h15
Plein tarif 19 €Tarif réduit * 16 €