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Basilique Sainte Madeleine, Vezelay

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Architectural Building
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. Put Basilique Sainte Madeleine and other Vezelay attractions into our Vezelay trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Even if the places are in restoration, the building is perfect to gather or to admire the work of Violet Le Duc. Contemplate each marquees and happiness (help a book to understand all the symbolism)
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  • Fill you from the Office of tourism for tours. Prefer the high season for mass in the Basilica otherwise it is in the chapel.
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  • A wonder rediscovered after a conference at the House of the visitor enabled us to better understand the construction of the monks builders. To see and hear, 152 marquees, several days would be required.
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