Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

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Overview

Amiens is the biggest Cathedral in France. Built more than 800 years ago, the great Gothic Cathedral, with its flourishes and stained glass, is a very inspiring place to visit.

You can visit the cathedral by day or when it’s getting dark. During the day, you’ll enjoy the enormous interior, filled with sculptures and wall drawings, and detailed arched ceilings. In case you arrive when it’s already dark, you’ll find a totally different experience. The cathedral’s exterior is illuminated with a free 50 minutes light performance that will make you gasp in wonder. This show runs throughout the summer and in December during the Christmas market.

Country

France, Northern France

Approx. Duration

Less than an hour

Accessibility Level

Accessibility Level – High

Local Currency

Euro

Price Level

Min. Price

Free

Address

Amiens Cathedral, Place Notre Dame, Amiens, France

Spoken Languages

France (formal), English spoken by most of the population

Recommended Age

Teens, Adults, Seniors

Pricing Details

Free

Electricity

220V

Safety


Additional Information

The Tourist Office is located next to the Cathedral in Place Notre Dame: visit-amiens.com

Make sure to check the Amiens Cathedral website before visiting to ensure the show is on.


Frequently Asked Questions

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Check out our travel guide to France for more info about France’s weather.

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