The Basilica of Vézelay unveiled

… At the Visitor's House!

An essential stop on the way to the basilica : you will understand why this high place is so exceptional.

Thanks to a film and a workshop, discover with our guides the art and secrets of the builders who erected the basilica Marie-Madeleine over 900 years ago.

The basilica of Vézelay unveiled

THEREtelier Discovery

Receive reading keys from the Roman world...

In the projection room, watch the famous light shows which are only visible on certain days in the Basilica.

In the room of symbols, enter concretely into the know-how and the vision of the builders with drawing, plan and model in 3D. Leave with our roadmap and visit the Basilica differently.

The guided journey through the Basilica

Our guide can also accompany you in the Basilica, you will read with him the famous large tympanum recently restored and one or more carved capitals there are 150 of them!

You will have a sensitive experience of two architectures, Romanesque and Gothic, gathered here in a unique way ...
you will take the time to feel in situ the silence, the space, the light...

Practical details

Duration : 1h15 to 2h00
Rates per person :
- The Visitor Centre tour : Adults € 10 / groups € 9 / 13-24 years old, pilgrims and job seekers: € 7 / 7-12 years old: € 6
- The accompanied journey : € 5.00
To groups and scholars dates and times on request.
Contact: + 33 (0) 3 86 32 35 65 -