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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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  • ... this monument and feels so small in there... the village is very pretty too! That m has the more surprised, it's the crypt in the Basilica... never seen any like that!
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  • Beautiful Basilica with architecture exceptional efforts to climb are rewarded with the beauty of pillars, sculptures...
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  • No need to be a pilgrim to be inspired by this building... You have to climb to reach it but from there up the view of the plain is beautiful! In the crypt the stones are worn by the not so many people who, through the centuries have been there... nothing that it... it's moving!
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