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Cloître de la cathédrale de Fréjus

A well constructed Roman cloister situated to the back of the Cathedral sheltering an exceptional 5th century baptistery.

The Episcopal buildings of Fréjus comprise the 5th century baptistery, the cathedral, the cloister and the former episcopal palace, which is surrounded by medieval premises. 
This complex looms at the place of the antique city once founded by Julius Ceasar in 49 BC in the heart of today’s pedestrian town centre. The cloister’s galleries on two levels are covered by a joisting which is decorated with paintings of a bestiary dating from mid-14th century. The richness and the diversity of these designs is unique in Provence.

 

Cloître de la cathédrale de Fréjus
58, rue du Cardinal Fleury
83600 Fréjus
>Tel.: (33) (0)4 94 51 26 30

Function room rental
Tel.: (33) (0)4 94 52 14 01
Fax: (33) (0)4 94 51 14 05
gregory.gerberon@monuments-nationaux.fr

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Offers

Guided tour of the architectural ensemble
French, English, German
Reservations required
Duration: 45 min

Unaccompanied tour with guide booklet of the cloister only
French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Dutch
Duration: 30 min

Practical information

Opening hours

N.B

Subject to change.
Last admission 30 minutes before closing.

From 2 January to 31 May

Open every day except monday 10.00-13.00 / 14.00-17.00

From 1st June to 30 September

Open every day 10.00-12.30 / 13.45-18.30

From 1st October to 31 December

Open every day except monday 10.00-13.00 / 14.00-17.00

Closing days

Monday from january 2nd from May 31th and from october 1st from december 31th.

1 January, 1 May, 1 & 11 November and 25 December

Access

Fréjus Cloître de la cathédrale de Fréjus
48, rue du Cardinal Fleury
83600 Fréjus
Ph. : 33 / (0)4 94 51 26 30Fax : 33 / (0)4 94 51 14 05
GPS coordinatesLatitude : 43.4332Longitude : 6.7370Plan your route

By car

De Nice: A 8, exit n° 38 to Fréjus then D 37 to le "centre-ville" From Toulon: A 57 then A 8, exit n° 37 to Fréjus then N 7 to "le centre-ville"

Suggestions

Useful addresses:

Fréjus Tourist Office 
tel.: (33) (0)4 94 51 83 83 
www.frejus.fr 

Var Departmental Tourist Board 
tel.: (33) (0)4 94 50 55 50
www.tourismevar.com