Vézelay Abbey in Yonne

Vézelay Abbey in Yonne

Tourism

Visit Yonne this summer and explore the famous Benedictine and Cluniac monastery which claimed to hold the relics of Saint-Mary-Magdalene.

The 11th century Abbey was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1979.

Vézelay Abbey is the largest Romanesque church in France with its nave just 10 yards shorter than Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris.

The hilltop town of Vézelay is in the French department of Yonne in Bourgogne-Franche-Comté.

For more information... www.basiliquedevezelay.org

Location

Vézelay Abbey, 89450 Vézelay

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