Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

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Also known as Vézelay Abbey, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine is a Benedictine and Cluniac monastery. The largest Gothic religious building in Provence, this is considered a masterpiece of Burgundian-Romanesque art and architecture. Study the complex imagery in the sculpted capitals and portals, as well as many relics of Mary Magdalene. (If you have traveled across Europe, you may notice that the tympanum of the central portal is different from its counterparts across Europe.) The church and hill at Vézelay are a UNESCO World Heritage site. With our international travel planner, Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume attractions like Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • A restoration in progress for many months, because important damage inside. More medal to remember the Paris Mint...
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  • To see especially with a guide so it is of interest. A nice little known apart from local
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  • For lovers of history and old stones, the Basilica is to visit. Currently restoration work somewhat hinder the visit because of the presence of scaffolding inside and outside, as well as a strong dust. The organ is magestueux
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  • A magnificient gothic basilica
  • Breath taking sights.
  • The view of the central aisle of the Basilica to see the impressive height of the nave (28.7 m.). Access to the building, it is advisable to Park, if possible in the parking lot of schools (located about a hundred meters) aft of the whole Basilica - City Hall - convent.
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  • Spectacular place of collection. Amazing architecture. Emotion is obliged to win you when you enter...
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  • It is a magnificent Basilica, but I note bad because of the amenities. The Basilica has a toilet but have had no access (we you it's no but it is not true) and those who are outside are closed at 6 pm in the winter, so if the Mayor can remedy its would be wonderful and sick people could s go.
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