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Basilique Sainte Madeleine, Vezelay

(4.7/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
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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  • What kind of a building! What a story! What a view! A visit is not enough, we will come back. Did you know that even the legendary Richard the Lionheart there was? Medieval pur...nicht only the Basilica, but the whole village!
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  • Beautiful place. Go down to the crypt, where good:-Energyin) a little cold in the Church ... It is worth to look beautiful like radiating through the Windows. Down in the crypt you can experience nice peace of mind. That's funny enough...:-)
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  • A jewel of romanesque architecture of the distinctive Bourgogne style. One of few remaining romanesque churches with a nartex.