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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  • After going through the medieval village, we enter the Basilica and it wanders. Some explanations are to read to know the steeped in history. Breathtaking views of the region behind the Basilica.
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  • beautiful and ongoing beautification (which doesn't bother the visit. The capitals are fantastic, Basilica to see again and again
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  • It's magnificent and the walk around the gardens outside has wonderful views, but there's not as much information about the place as I would have liked. It's probably worth stopping at the Maison de V...  more »

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