Bordeaux Cathedral (Cathedral of Saint Andrew of Bordeaux) is a Roman Catholic cathedral situated in Bordeaux, France. The cathedral is the seat of the Archbishop of Bordeaux. The cathedral was built between the 12th and 15th centuries, it is a fine example of French Gothic architecture, the cathedral also has some Romanesque features in its build. The church was the setting for the marriage of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Louis VI who became King and Queen of France in the 12th century. The cathedral is home to the Marcade collection of art. The Tour Pey-Berland is situated next to the cathedral.
The cathedral is situated in the centre of the city. You can get there on the A or B tram lines with the closest stop being ‘Hotel de Ville’ which is just outside the cathedral. The 1, 4, 15, 16 and 83 buses all stop a short walk away at ‘Palais de Justice’. If travelling by car, the best place to park is ‘Parking Republique’, which is less than a 5-minute walk away.
Opening Times and Admission
The cathedral is open for visitors to tour. It opens daily during the summer months (June to September) 10am-1.15pm and 2pm-6pm. During the winter months (October to May) the cathedral opens six days of the week Tuesday to Sunday 10am-12.30pm and 2pm to 5pm. The last admission is set for 30 minutes before closing. Admission to the cathedral and the Tour Pey Berland costs 5.50 euros for adults and 4 euros for concessions.