This could very easily be your best visit to a medieval cathedral in France. For starters, it's a beautiful structure. The architecture and stained glass are equal to any you'll see at France's more famous cathedrals. The interpretive materials are a little bit weak, but overall, the condition of this magnificent structure seems to have improved since we first visited it in 2010. Restoration work is ongoing. Be sure and visit the cloisters. Entry is gained right beside the tourism office next door. Also be sure and stand back, look up, and find the quirky oxen gargoyles near the top of the bell towers. Be sure and ask somebody about the legend of the oxen.
What may make this your best cathedral visit is how uncrowded this place is. At times during our two hours of wandering around inside, we had the place completely to ourselves. And, never were there more than a half dozen other visitors. It made it easy to take photos.
Outside, parking was incredibly easy. We were able to park in a free space less than 100 feet from the entrance. There were other paid spots around the side of the building. I don't know anywhere else in France where access is this easy.
This cathedral is one of our favorite places in France and we love how uncrowded it is. In fact, I'm not sure why I'm telling anybody about it. Forget I mentioned it.
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