We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Beautiful rural cathedral

Since Saint-Pol-de-Leon is a comparatively small town we did not expect a gothic cathedral that big... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Wurzburg, Germany
Amazing space with lots of interest

This cathedral has been subject to lots of cleaning and refurbishment over recent years and visit... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
Read all 111 reviews
All photos (91)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good45%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Place de l'Eveche, 29250 Saint-Pol-de-Leon, France
+33 2 98 69 05 69
Reviews (111)
Filter reviews
17 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews small town well worth a visit beautiful cathedral saint century tower climb
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 17 reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Since Saint-Pol-de-Leon is a comparatively small town we did not expect a gothic cathedral that big and beautiful. Well worth visitng.

Thank LiciniusCrassus
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The cathedral is being renovated at the moment and will be finished in 2020, this means that you cannot make the climb to the top to enjoy the view of the surrounding area.

Thank s c
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This cathedral has been subject to lots of cleaning and refurbishment over recent years and visit areas have been limited at times. Now it is more open and the scale of this important building is clear. Lots of information on signs near key features such...More

Thank DaveAlx
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A magnificent cathedral easily accessible in the middle of this small town. Lovely stained glass and amazing sculptures of the people entombed.

Thank kevski5
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We recently spent a week in Saint-Pol-de-Leon and we visited the cathedral on a number of occasions. It is a beautiful cathedral, some of which dates from the 15th century. There are numerous items of historical interest and, despite the vastness of the cathedral, it...More

Thank BDT71
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Spent 2 weeks based here on holiday. Well placed for exploring Brittany. Went into the cathedral 3 times during my stay as it is in the main square. Very nice simple floral displays of locally grown flowers. Remember to look up at the roof. Front...More

Thank Christine G
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful building inside and out well worth a visit.In a lovely square with Cafes and Restaurants .Some impressive old buildings in the town.

Thank Eileen B
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Fabulous town. Peaceful, and very clean! We love it. Very friendly locals. Cathedral not to be missed. Lovely beaches. Perfect accommodation. Will come again.

1  Thank susannamonk
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely church, in summer they have organ recitals on a Tuesday morning which is market day in St Pol. The recitals are free but you can make a donation afterwards. The market takes place around the church.

Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 9 August 2016

One of two cathedrals in St Pol, although in this one you can climb the tower inside for a 2 euro charge. Time, my larger frame and perhaps a little apprehension meant I declined on this occasion, but my teenage kids went up and thouroughly...More

1  Thank Ah_holidays_perfect
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Hotel Du Cheval Blanc
147 reviews
.30 km away
Hotel De France
118 reviews
.42 km away
Logis Le Passiflore
56 reviews
.93 km away
Hotel Regina
110 reviews
3.79 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 30 nearby restaurants
Auberge la Pomme d'Api
501 reviews
.56 km away
Dans la Grand'Rue
364 reviews
.31 km away
Le Bucail
247 reviews
.21 km away
Livres in Room
80 reviews
.39 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 8 nearby attractions
Ile Callot
214 reviews
4.73 km away
Ilot Sainte-Anne
47 reviews
2.12 km away
Notre Dame de Croaz Batz
167 reviews
4.48 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Cathedrale Saint-Paul-Aurelien staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines