Rendez-vous at the Towers of Amiens Cathedral

Rendez-vous at the Towers of Amiens Cathedral 30 Place Notre-Dame 80000 Amiens fr

The largest Gothic Cathedral in France

Built in the 13th century to the plans of Robert de Luzarches, and at the initiative of Bishop Evrard de Fouilloy, Amiens Notre-Dame Cathedral remains the largest Gothic construction in France. Access to the towers offers a superb view of the 112.7 meters spire, and over the city of Amiens.

Cathedral designated world heritage site by UNESCO.

Opening times

  • Open
    - April, May, June, September
       → Guided tour at 3 p.m. and 4.30 p.m. except Saturday and Sunday
       → Unaccompanied tour from 2.30 to 5.15 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays
    - July, August
       →Guided tour at 11 a.m.
       → Unaccompanied tour from 2.30 p.m. to 5.15 p.m.
    - October to March
       → Guided tour at 3.45 p.m.
  • Closed
    - Tuesdays
    - 1st January, 1st May and 25th December
    - Last Sunday in September
  • Adverse weather conditions may lead to the closure of the towers for safety reasons.

Practical information

  • Unaccompanied tour with guide booklet: French, English, German
  • Guided Tour: French
  • Maximum group size without splitting up: 18 people at the top of north tower

Rates

  • Rate for tourism professionals and groups (minimum 20 people) 4,50 €
  • Adults 5,50 €
  • Concessions 4 €
  • Free admission: minors under 18*
  • Free admission: 18-25 years old* (citizens of one of the 27 countries of the EU or are non-European permanent residents of France)
    * excluding school groups

Facilities

  • Shop
  • Parking for coaches 50 m (parking of the Cathedral)
  • Drop-off area for 2 coaches at the bottom of the cathedral square

Access

  • 130 km in the North of Paris
  • From Paris: A16 or A1
  • From Belgium: E19-A7/ E19A2/ A1-E15 (exit Maurepas ou Péronne)
  • From Calais: A16
  • From Reims and Saint-Quentin: A29

Contact

Tours de la Cathédrale d’Amiens
30, place Notre-Dame
80000 Amiens
tel.: (33) (0)3 22 80 03 41

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