The Chartres cathedral

This record-breaking monument is definitely worth seeing if you are staying in Eure-et-Loir. The Chartres cathedral has an interesting history, filled with twists and turns. Registered as a UNESCO world heritage site, every year it welcomes visitors and pilgrims from all around the world.

Within these pages, you will discover all the reasons why you should visit the Chartres cathedral and embark upon a trip back in time to learn more about how it was built and its story from then up to the present day. You can also find all the practical information to help you prepare for your visit to this must-see monument in Chartres: free and guided tours, events in the Cathedral etc.