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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. Put Basilique Sainte Madeleine and other Vezelay attractions into our Vezelay trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • We visited La Basilique previously but were drawn back once more. And how well we were rewarded. We attended the 11 oclock mass on a Sunday and returned that evening for Vespers. The music was amazing...  more »
  • After a walk up the hill we came to this beautiful church! So gorgeous! The grounds surrounding the church and views are magical!  more »
  • Lovely light stone interior with lovely detailed carving . Very friendly and attractive medieval church - burial place of Mary Magdelaine and major point in the pilgrimage route to St Jean de Composte...  more »