Saint Front Cathedral Abbeys, Churches, Priories in Périgueux

Opening hours

Closed

  • Monday 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Tuesday 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Wednesday 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Thursday 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Friday 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Saturday 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Sunday 09:00 am - 06:00 pm

Opens at 09:00 am

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Useful information

Location : In town

Province : White Périgord

Services

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  • English
    • World Heritage of Humanity (1998) as a major stopover on the way to Santiago de Compostela (Vézelay route).

      Unique in its oriental plan with a Greek cross similar to St Mark's in Venice , whose center and each branch are surmounted by a dome. Restored in the 19th century by Abadie who used it as a model for the construction of the Sacred Heart in Montmartre.

      The 12th century bell tower separates the old Latin church from the Byzantine-inspired basilica. Inside, a magnificent baroque altarpiece and the chandelier which saw the marriage of Napoleon III with Eugénie de Montjo at Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral.

      The cathedral is open to the public every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (7 p.m. in summer), a paid visit support is available inside. It is also possible to visit it with a tour guide, as part of guided group tours or urban walks offered by the Tourist Office of Grand Périgueux, throughout the year by reservation.
      Phone : +33 (0) 5 53 53 10 63 - www.tourisme-grandperigueux.fr


      Would you like to climb on the roof of the Saint-Front Cathedral ? Watch our video, we climbed to the very top...

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Traveller Reviews Saint Front Cathedral

4.5 sur 5 1049 reviews

  • "A very imposing cathedral!"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Chris H (Kalkan, Turkiye) on 12/07/2023

    This cathedral is huge & dominates the skyline of the old town. Beautiful architecture & well worth a visit if you are in Perigueax

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  • "Stunning and massive cathedral up on the hill in center Périgueux - must visit"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Brown_Samantha (Kennewick, Washington) on 10/07/2023

    This is a do not miss attraction when visiting Périgueux. Right in the city center. We found a parking lot nearby, so it was easy to visit. It is also close to the tourist office. The Saturday we...

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  • "Very beautiful cathedral in Perigueux"

    5 / 5 Reviews posted by Leo v (Gouda, The Netherlands) on 06/06/2023

    This ancient cathedral in Perigueux is with its exceptional architecture and many towers a beatiful landmark for the city. A visit is rewarding.

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Saint Front Cathedral

Address

Place de la Clautre
24000 Périgueux

GPS coordinates

45° 11'0.9"N, 0° 43'21.96"E

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