Tour et crypte de la cathédrale de Bourges
Come and visit Bourges Cathedral, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. This important monument in the capital of the Berry region is one of the finest cathedrals in France. Come and admire the vaulting and tombs in the crypt, and discover unique views over the town from the north tower.
Opening / Closing
Pay attention : the monument is closed 2 and 3 february 2012.
Times may vary
Open every day except Sunday morning
April and September : 9:45 to 11:45 am and 2 to 5:30 pm
2 May to 30 June : 9:30 to 11:30 am and 2 to 6 pm
July and August : 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and 2 to 6 pm
October to March : 9:30 to 11:30 am and 2 to 4:45 pm
Last admission 30 mins before closing
on January 1, May 1, November 1, November 11 and December 25
Adult rate : 7,50 €
Reduced rate : 4,50 €
Adult group rate : 6 € (minimum 20 persons)
School group rate : 30 € (maximum 35 students, 2 accompananying adults included, adult group rate for additional accompananying adult)
Free admission :
Minors under 18 (family visit)
18-25 years old (for people under 26 years old who are citizens of one the 27 countries of EU or are non-European permanent residents of France)
Disabled visitors and their escorts
Gratuité pour les enseignants (uniquement sur présentation du pass éducation)
Gratuité les premiers dimanches du mois de novembre à mai inclus.
Billet jumelé tour et crypte de la cathédrale de Bourges + palais Jacques Coeur
Plein tarif : 11 €
Tarif réduit : 7 €
Tarif groupes : 8 €
Main entrance to the tower and crypt of the cathedral of Bourges
Place Etienne Dolet
Tel: 33 / (0)2 48 65 49 44
Fax: 33 / (0)2 48 70 50 40
Place Etienne Dolet
F 33 / (0)2 48 24 75 99
Longitude : 2.3985
Les Éditions du patrimoine présentent :
Understanding the tower and crypt of Bourges Cathedral
• A fragile tower. The north tower collapsed in 1506 due to the damage done by the settling of the foundations to the vaulting around its base. Repair work took thirty years. The new tower, known as the ‘Butter’ Tower, is so named due to the way it was financed: those who contributed money were dispensed from fasting.
Visite de la crypte gothique et romane en français en visite guidée (durée 1h).
Pour les groupes, uniquement sur réservation.
Guide Dog allowed
Nombre d'étages pour la crypte : 2
Escaliers entre le parking et le monument
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