Basilique Sainte Madeleine, Vezelay

As a starting point for one of the historic pilgrimage routes to Santiago de Compostela, Basilique Sainte Madeleine contains rare relics of St. Mary Magdalene. The basilica is one of the outstanding masterpieces of Burgundian Romanesque art and architecture. You can schedule a tour guide to discuss ancient artifacts as well as obtain a pilgrim passport for the pilgrimage route. Work out when and for how long to visit Basilique Sainte Madeleine and other Vezelay attractions using our handy Vezelay sightseeing website .
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  • Definitely worth a visit if you are interested in church architecture. Village is worth a wander around stopping looking at the views from the top.  more »
  • Whenever I come in this Basilica I am impressed by the harmony and the mystery that emerges. By its black and white arches, she has a very special personality. The search for understanding of his marquees is very interesting. The crypt with the relics of Saint Mary Magdalene is particularly impressive.
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  • This basilique is one of the stopping places for the people to Santiago. A nice light basilique where it is beautiful to a service m where nuns and fathers sing together. Vezelay is also a city where many Sung and the Church is also used for concerts. Wonderful place to photograph and to walk around it. Go to the whole old cemetery left down behind the Church. Photogenic is it there. See also the gardens around the church there when the weather is good and nice to there to walk. Go into the basilique also equally in the crypt for a moment of contemplation.
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