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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  • This basilica dedicated to St Mary Magdalene is a very special sacred place which I always love visiting. The quality of the light here, both visible and invisible, is exceptional. It is lovely to...  more »
  • Vézelay is a commune in the department of Yonne in the French region of Bourgogne-Franche-Comté. It is a hill town famous for Vézelay Abbey. When we visited the basilique it was in the process of...  more »
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