Historic site and monument
in Brioude

Basilique Saint-Julien de Brioude

In the heart of the city, the largest of the Romanesque churches in Auvergne was built on the tomb of the martyr Saint-Julien who became the patron saint of the city, attracting a multitude of pilgrims.
Classified 3 *** Michelin green guide
The largest Romanesque building in Auvergne. Murals from the 9th-17th and 30th centuries, remarkable capitals, pebble paving, parturient virgin, christ leper, contemporary stained glass windows created by Kim En Joong and the Loire workshops in Chartres. Open all year round from 9 a.m. to 19 p.m. July and August from XNUMX a.m. to XNUMX p.m.
Complete your visit by downloading the virtual fun tour “Brioude, virtual tour” from the stores for free
Further information) :
By reservation guided tours all year round for groups
In July and August guided tours for individuals (without reservation)

Unmissable! this monument is a must-see

History, culture and heritage

3*** Michelin Green Guide

We speak French


  • Historical patrimony
  • Medieval city
  • Fresco / Painting
  • Historic District
  • Religious Heritage
  • Basilica

Location details

  • Downtown
  • In the city
  • In the historic center


Average duration of the group visit: 90 min.

Language(s) of the visit


Individual visit services

  • Unguided individual tours permanently

Group visit services

  • Unguided group tours permanently
  • Guided group tours on request


Opening hours from January 01 to December 31, 2024
MondayOpen from 09 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.
TuesdayOpen from 09 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.
WednesdayOpen from 09 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.
ThursdayOpen from 09 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.
FridayOpen from 09 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.
SaturdayOpen from 09 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.
SundayOpen from 09 p.m. to 17:30 p.m.
in summer open from 9:00 a.m. to 19:00 p.m. (free visit)





  • Parking nearby


  • Guided tours

Activities on site

  • Concert

Home animals

Pets are not accepted

Linked offers

On the spot…


Place Grégoire de Tours
43100 Brioude
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