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Cathedrale St-Louis (La)

Place de Verdun, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 41 16 70
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Stopped by on All Saints Day

Beautiful Cathedral with many lovely chapels all around it's edges. Grand wooden pipe organ and... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017

There are definitely more impressive cathedrals in France, but if you're in La Rochelle, you can... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
Melissa K
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Place de Verdun, 17000, La Rochelle, France
+33 5 46 41 16 70
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Beautiful Cathedral with many lovely chapels all around it's edges. Grand wooden pipe organ and nice atmosphere.

Thank K M V
Reviewed 8 July 2017

There are definitely more impressive cathedrals in France, but if you're in La Rochelle, you can definitely pop in for a quick visit. Nice and peaceful. Close to lots of other sites in the older section of La Rochelle, so it's not really out of...More

Thank Melissa K
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The trick here is to take your time. Take a seat and allow the calmness to surround you. Fantastic inspiration in the early evening when the sun streams through the stained glass windows.

Thank Phil R
Reviewed 27 June 2017

As Cathedrals go its average. The building is not ornate at all but big and bold. The stained glass windows are really excellent. The paintings as in most cathedrals are really the life blood of the cathedral. The one outstanding feature was the ceiling murals...More

Thank Just_a_Giraffe
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Outside the Cathedral is not particularly beautiful, but inside are some wonderful stained glass windows which alone make a visit worthwhile. There is some nice architecture but overall the church is not as ornate as some others.

Thank David H
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Great stained glass windows, many of these are very high up, 20 meters or so, but there are some stunning ones at ground level - I have posted a few photos which I hope do justice to the grandeur of the Cathedral. 1768

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 17 April 2017

You feel you "ought to" visit the local cathedraL,but this particular cathedral isn't that impressive. Short walk away from the sea front and shops to locate it.

Thank Gaynor S
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Interesting architecture, beautiful stained glass windows. Painting og the St Barthélémy, not to be missed

Thank bonvoyage8
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stopped in here while on the walking tour of La Rochelle, absolutely breath taking, the architecture, the windows so beautiful. Sat for a while to reflect and lit a candle in memory of a departed friend. Well worth a visit

Thank Gerry M
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The Cathédrale was just a block away from where we were staying, so we stopped in on the way to the Vieux Port. This is a church, concentrated in 1784, is a lovely piece of architecture with gorgeous stained glass and side chapels. It is...More

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