Chartres is known around the world for its stained glass windows. With 2,600 m² of stained glass, the cathedral radiates light and colour. This program will introduce you to this ancient art with two tours, one of the Cathedral and the other of the International Stained Glass Centre.
The windows of Notre-Dame de Chartres Cathedral
Discover the fabulous collection of the Cathedral's stained glass: 2600 m² of windows from the 12th and 13th centuries. During this visit, light will be shed on the history and architecture, but also on the...Read more
Lunch at the restaurant
Menu suggestion (a common menu is required for all guests) :
Tomato leek tart
Or Poultry liver with Chartres sauce
Or seafood salad (mussel, shrimp, fresh parsley, olive oil) *** Duck sautéed in local...
International Stained Glass Centre
Just 50 metres from the cathedral, this unique centre, located in the former Tithe Barn (used to store salt), a 13th century listed building, was founded in 1980. It exhibits the secrets of stained glass, an art that...Read more
The price includes
Guided tour of the cathedral, lunch in Chartres city centre beverages included and guided tour of the International Stained-Glass Centre.
Driver’s lunch also included.
Program valid all year except Sundays and bank holidays.
The price does not include
Transport, transfers between the tour sites as well as any personal expenses.
You'll like ...
- The discovery of the stained glass windows of the cathedral with their multitude of detail.
- French lunch with drinks included.
- The international stained glass centre, near the cathedral.