Basilique Sainte Madeleine, Vezelay

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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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  • A visit to the site is worth half a day. Take the time to stroll and enjoy the whole site and the view around. In summer do not hesitate to park a little far.
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  • A visit to the basilica is a must. It is not possible to pass around without coming inside. Currently, the exterior is under construction but this does not harm the whole too much.
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  • The top basilica we visited, we are even lucky to have attended a historical presentation of this magnificent monument.
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