Basilique Sainte Madeleine, Vezelay

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Must see · World heritage site · Architectural Building · Religious Site
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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 has to be seen, so much history, you can breath it, the minute you step in. The views from it are breathtaking. It takes 10 minutes walk uphill, from where the parking is. 
    This Basilica has to be seen, so much history, you can breath it, the minute you step in. The views from it are breathtaking. It takes 10 minutes walk uphill, from where the parking is.  more »
  • Even the self tour was amazing. I am not religious but loved the history in this church. A walk behind the church for views is a must. 
    Even the self tour was amazing. I am not religious but loved the history in this church. A walk behind the church for views is a must.  more »
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  • Very nice place but be careful dogs are not allowed and you have to pay for all parkings. One thing I liked is that the police lets you know that you have to pay the parking before giving you a ticket.
  • This place is absolutely beautiful!! They have the relics of Mary Magdalena. The little town have nice souvenirs and is adorable.

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