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Remarkable Cathedrals of Northern France

Remarkable Cathedrals of Northern France The medieval cathedrals of northern France are marvels of craftsmanship, designed and created with incredible skill. Centuries later we still gaze at them in awe. Four that I find remarkable are in Strasbourg, Tours, Bourges and Laon. And for more even more beautiful cathedrals, you should read this post about …

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Chartres Cathedral: “Clad in a Garment of Gems”

The greatest Gothic cathedral in France stands in Chartres, a pretty town on the Eure River in the Loire Valley. Chartres is only an hour by train or car from Paris, and many visitors make it a day trip — ride through the countryside, tour the cathedral, have lunch, ride back — and some wonder …

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