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Viviers Cathedral

Place St Jean, 07220 Viviers, France
+33 4 75 49 02 51
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Medieval town surrounding the cathedral - Not to be missed

This is the oldest medieval town I have ever walked around. We were there during a public holiday... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MissGhostTravelor
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Dubbo, Australia
Great pipe organ

Stopped in Viviers with our river cruise and visited the Viviers Cathedral. Small and plain outside... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rob S
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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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Place St Jean, 07220 Viviers, France
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+33 4 75 49 02 51
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Reviewed yesterday

This is the oldest medieval town I have ever walked around. We were there during a public holiday in France which allowed us to explore the old town without too many tourists. You certainly feel how old this town is. The buildings range from 12th...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in Viviers with our river cruise and visited the Viviers Cathedral. Small and plain outside but beautiful inside. The organ master played for us, magnificent.

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

As we drove around the Ardeche area of France, we arrived at the town of Viviers and were struck by its little cathedral, the smallest in France. The spot on which the cathedral stands was consecrated in the 4th century C.E., but the current building...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Most people do not visit Viviers,but, it is well worth it. The old village is extremely well preserved and very walk-able, We took a gentle walking tour with Liz an expat from the UK. She provided us with excellent history and overall ,information of the...More

2  Thank Jane P
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

The Cathedral is small and relatively plain compared to most other Gothic Cathedrals. This in some ways is a great benefit because you can actually see and appreciate the actual building as opposed to the paints, sculpture, tapestries that usually dominate the interior of Gothic...More

2  Thank 982rodneyl
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely small cathedral in the flamboyant gothic style. More significantly it is located in a charming historic town where the houses are extremely well preserved.There is also a viewpoint above the Cathedral where there are stunning views over the Rhône valley &...More

2  Thank JAB142
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We so enjoyed visiting this beautiful cathedral looking over this old town. The history, beauty, and amazing pipe organ in this church was a highlight of our visit. The people in this little town are so welcoming - enjoyed our visit here immensely!

2  Thank Karon B
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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Worth going out of your way to see this medieval town. Had a fantastic guide who lives in the town - cathedral very ornate

2  Thank Paulbd47
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This was a little walk up the hill, through the ancient village where people still live. The walk itself was like going back in time. The little St. Vincent's Cathedral at the top was another world, magical, mystical. The history and past theft is fascinating....More

1  Thank LouiseUpstateNewYork
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

Optional tour on our Viking Cruise. docked at dusk and had Vietnamese guide who actually lived in old medieval town who was excellent. Good example of untouched medieval town but with actual people living in old buildings. Town around fortified cathedral on top of hill....More

1  Thank kingofhma
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