• Leidsevaart 146
  • 023 - 532 30 77
  • info@rkbavo.nl

Welcome to the dutch site of the Cathedral of Saint Bavo in Haarlem.
Although this is the only page of non-Dutch information we provide at this moment, we would be very happy to help you with any questions concerning the Cathedral. You can ask your question by sending an email to info@rkbavo.nl

When visiting the cathedral please make sure that you go to the correct location. Haarlem has (very confusingly) two Bavo-churches. This is the cathedral at the Leidsevaart. The ‘old Bavo’ is in he square town (Grote Markt) of Haarlem.


The Cathedral is open for tourists on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 10.00 AM – 4.00 PM (with a few exceptions), from 7th March 2017 until 27th october 2017.

The Cathedral is also open on Saturday: 11:00 AM – 3 PM from 11th march 2017 until 28th october 2017
Organ concerts are held every Saturday at 3.00 PM from mid May to September.

The entrance is located on the Bisschop Bottemanneplein.

The church is only open to visitors at the times quoted above and before and after mass.


Every weekday at 9AM (except Mondays)
Saturday at 7.00 PM
Sunday at 10.00 AM (with a few exceptions)