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Coutances Cathedral

Guided tours

Guided tours of Coutances Cathedral by the Coutançais Pays d’Art et d’Histoire heritage association

Whether you love old buildings or architecture or you just want to discover the heritage, the guided tours of Coutances Cathedral are made for you. Discover the history and secrets of the Cathedral nestled in the heart of the Cotentin region thanks to an expert guide and realy immerse yourself in the history.

The Cathedral as you have never seen it before !

The expert guides from the Pays d’Art et d’Histoire heritage association will take you on a guided tour of Coutances Cathedral, an exceptional journey through the towers and galleries, to discover the Romanesque remains, the dizzying lantern tower and the framework of this Norman Gothic masterpiece.

See below the 2021 calendar of visits to Coutances Cathedral organised by the Coutances Pays d’Art et d’Histoire heritage association.

8 € / pers

6€ / Pers.


Summer :

Meet at the welcome desk
In July and August (except Saturday all day, Sunday morning and July 14). Schedules to be confirmed.
Visits in English on Tuesday afternoons in July and August (except July 14).


Schedule of visits to the upper parts in summer :

Monday to Friday = 11am and 2pm (third visit at 3:30pm from mid-July to mid-August on Thursdays and Fridays)
Sunday = 3pm

In the off-season, visits are always at 3pm.

Monthly program

Dates of guided tours

  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June

    Sunday the 13, 20, Tuesday the 22, Friday the 25, Sunday the 27  and tuesday the  29

    At 3 PM

  • July

    Everyday from 5 to 31 of july
    at 11 am  and 2pm  – Every sunday at 3 pm

    Every thursday and friday at 5.30PM from 15 to 31 of july

  • August

    Everyday from 1 to 31 of august
    at 11 am  and 2pm  – Every sunday at 3 pm

    3rd visit : Every thursday and friday at 5.30PM from 1 to 13 of august


  • September

    1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29 of september, at 2pm

    3, 10, 24 of september at 3pm

  • October

    1, 22, 29 of october at 3pm

    3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27, 31 of october at 2pm


  • November

    The 3rd at 2pm and the 5th at 3pm


  • Décember