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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. To visit Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine and get the most from your holiday in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume, create itinerary details personal to you using our Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume trip itinerary maker.
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Très belle basilique à voir absolument on la voit de loin en arrivant au village vitraux et orgue majestueux ne pas oublié de descendre dans la crypte pour voir les reliques more »Must see beautiful Basilica we see from afar her arriving at the village of stained-glass windows and majestic organ don't forgot to descend into the crypt to see the relics
Rodrigo Silva D
Uma cidade bem pequena, mas que tem todo um charme especial, daquelas que se você tiver tempo para conhecer, pode ir. more »A small town, but that's all a special charm, if you have time to get to know, can go.
Une super balade, un peu sportive par moment; mais cela vaut la peine. La basilique est absolument à voir si on passe dans le coin. De l'histoire, de la spiritualité, un très beau site. more »A great walk, a little sporty by time; but it is worth. The Basilica is absolutely to see if it passes into the corner. History, spirituality, a very nice site.
Michael F L May
Breath taking sights.
Michel ViolenteThird tomb of Christendom, this Basilica is imposing and beautiful. Don't forget by to see the crypt during your visit so to visit the cloister next door that is accessible during the opening of the tourism office (the rest of the time it is a hotel / restaurant)
Philippe DbtA very good point: the free parking within 5 minute walk. Enjoy the Wednesday market to make a stone two strokes!
So pocaToo bad noises but ongoing work a majestic Basilica
Sc AngA magnificent gothic basilica
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