Basilique Sainte Madeleine, Vezelay

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#2 of 86 in Historic Sites in Bourgogne-Franche-Comte
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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  • August 15, 2017
    A landmark for visitors from around the world, for all the pilgrims, the walkers in search of the truth. Visit the Basilica, and its edges.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Positive: - the surroundings and landscape arriving from any near city - the village is little and full of atmosphere, specially during the late afternoon and night - the church is amazing in its mixt...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    A must visit beautiful place in Yonne, where one little to admire the architecture but also to go to back to admire a splendid view
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