Tours for Individuals
Cathedral (only) Tours
The Chartres Cathedral ‘Service des Visites’ offers a general discovery tour of the sanctuary to those with a curious mind, either pilgrim or tourist. 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!
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…
Cathedral Tours in English and Other Languages
From May through September, the Chartres Cathedral ‘Service des Visites’ offers a comprehensive tour of the cathedral and crypt in English, but also in Spanish during the month of August.
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.
Crypt by candlelights
Discover a new way to visit the crypt!
Wait for nightfall… Go back in time and find the spirit of pilgrims from the Middle Ages!
Unlike an ordinary tour, this is a full-immersion experience in darkness…
Night tours of the crypt, where visitors are surrounded by the glow of candlelight, are set to the rhythm of medieval hymns sung by the guide, and offer both a poetic and mystical reading of the Cathedral.
Public tours in English are back with Malcom Miller or Anne Marie Woods, from May 20th to mid September at 12 noon, Tuesdays through Saturdays (not during the second half of August, nor if there is a religious celebration).
12€ per person. Meeting point at the information sign inside the cathedral.
Private tours are also possible on request by contacting Malcolm Miller or Anne Marie Woods.
!!! No tours in English on June 1st nor on June 16th at Noon. Please feel free to rent an audio guide at the gift shop !!!
TICKET PRICES 2022
find below all our rates for “individual” visits
FOREIGN LANGUAGE TOURS - for individuals
|CATHEDRAL : 12 noon, from Tuesday through Saturday|
|Full price 12 €||Reduced rate 1 6 €|
|1 Reduced rates for 'foreign language tours for individuals' are only available for children under the age of 13.|
Reduced rate: Students, handicapped people with their companion, children from 10 years old (visits are free under 10 years old), religious people and pilgrims of st Jacques (on presentation of the credencial).
N.B. : For public visits, no reservation is possible. Tickets can be picked up at the Shop located on your left as you enter the cathedral.
Duo tickets – individual formula
It’s an all-inclusive formula: with the Duo tickets, combine the visit to the cathedral and the visit to the crypt for a long escape.
INFORMATION – Covid
CANDLE CRYPTS IN A FOREIGN LANGUAGE - for individuals
|They take place on Fridays at 10:00 p.m., contact the Tourist Office for more information - https://www.chartres-tourisme.com/|
And if you wish to follow a tour in French :
VISITES EN FRANÇAIS - individuels
|Visite guidée 'CATHÉDRALE' :|
|Plein tarif 8 €||Tarif réduit 6 €|
|Visite guidée 'CRYPTE' :|
|durée 30 mn|
|Plein tarif 5 €||Tarif réduit 4 €|
|Visite guidée 'CATHÉDRALE & CRYPTE' (ticket duo)|
|Plein tarif 11 €||Tarif réduit 9 €|
CRYPTE AUX CHANDELLES EN FRANÇAIS - individuels
|durée ~ 1h15|
|jusqu'à 20 personnes :||200 € pour le groupe|
|à partir de 21 personnes :||250 € pour le groupe|
|VO Crypte pour individuels :|
|le vendredi à 22h00 auprès de l'Office de Tourisme - https://www.chartres-tourisme.com/|