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French Cathedrals

Sacred architecture in France is more than just Notre-Dame de Paris.

Good morning. Yesterday, we looked at Norwegian stave churches. This morning, it’s French cathedrals not in Paris. Below is just a selection. All photos via Wikimedia Commons. Enjoy!


Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Bayeux. Photo by AnaMary18.


View of Bayeux. Photo by PsamatheM.


Interior of Bayeux Cathédrale. Photo by Zairon.


Cloister of Cathédrale Sainte-Marie de Bayonne. Photo by François de Dijon.


Interior of Bayonne. Photo by Iñaki LL.


Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Beauvais. Photo by Gennadii Saus Segura.


Interior of Beauvais. Photo by Gennadii Saus Segura.


Cathédrale Saint-Nazaire de Béziers. Photo by Sanchezn.


Interior of Saint-Nazaire. Photo by Tournasol7.


The front of Saint-André de Bordeaux. Photo by Chabe01.


Interior of St-André. Photo by Gilles Messian.


Cathédrale Saint-Étienne d’Auxerre. Photo by Baidax.


Cathédrale Saint-Étienne Châlons-en-Champagne. Photo by TitTornade.


Chartres. Photo by Zairon.


Cloister of Notre-Dame de Chartres. Photo by Petit Bleu Photos.


Cathédrale Notre-Dame de l’Assomption de Clermont-Ferrand. Photo by Fabien1309.


Mary and Child overlooking Clermont-Ferrand. Photo by Otourly.


Cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Bourges. Photo by Mossot.


Exterior of Saint-Étienne de Bourges. Photo by Xfigpower.


Cathédrale Saint-Pierre de Condom. Photo by Zadalas.


Saint-Pierre de Condom. Photo by Engascogne.


Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Coutances. Photo by Aroche.


Cathédrale Sainte-Cécile d’Albi. Photo by Unuaiga.


Sainte-Cécile de Albi. Photo by ByacC.


Interior of Sainte-Cécile. Photo by Pom².


Cathédrale Notre-Dame d’Amiens. Photo by BB 22385.


Notre-Dame d’Amiens. Photo by René Hourdry.


Cathédrale Notre-Dame d’Évreux. Photo by Miwok.


Cathédrale Saint-Étienne de Limoges. Photo by Calips.


Notre-Dame de Laon. Photo by Raimond Spekking.


Saint-Pierre de Lisieux. Photo by Rundvald.


Saint-Fulcran de Lodève. Photo by Mossot.


Saint-Jean de Lyon in the foreground. Photo by Zoran Kurelić Rabko.


Saint-Julien du Mans. Photo by Emmanuel Brunet.


Saint-Étienne de Metz. Photo by Chrysanthi Kostidi.


Saint-Just and Saint-Pasteur de Narbonne. Photo by Benh Lieu Song.


Saint-Pierre de Poitiers. Photo by Gerd Eichmann.


Notre-Dame de Reims. Photo by Vivali.


Notre-Dame de Rouen. Photo by Marc Liger.


Saint-Pierre de Saintes. Photo by Cobber17.


Notre-Dame de Sées. Photo by Viault.


Notre-Dame de Strasbourg. Photo by Diliff.




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