The History Themed Walk

A Hiking in the footsteps of yesteryear.

Historical walk

A hike from the valley below up to the Basilica in the footsteps of the Santiago pilgrims. Appreciate their millennial experience and the great moments of Vezelay's history

From the village of Asquins, walk the same steep paths as the thousands of pilgrims on their way to Santiago ... walk in their footsteps through the paths in the vines and along the ramparts, tread on the Crusaders' soil forming an assembly around Saint-Bernard in 1146 ,

Discover magnificent views of the surrounding area, enjoy the silence and peace of the Franciscan Hermitage at the Cordelle ... with the guide, walk into history in a simple and lively way by evoking on the way the great figures of Vézelay.

Summer 2020 from July 7 to August 31

Every day at 9:30 a.m.
A historic walk from the Visitor's House.
Duration 1h
Adult rate 6 €, 13-24 years 5 €, 6-12 years 4 €
Calendar and reservations at the bottom of the page

Practical details

Recommended for school groups and associations, friends and family
For a fuller discovery of Vezelay, go on the History Themed Walk before following The Basilica unveiled at the Visitor's House
Don't forget to take clothing and walking shoes adapted to the weather
RRendez-vous in Asquins at the parking situated just before the entrance to the village. GPS link
Duration 1h45
Prices : Adults: 12 € / pers. Reduced: 8 € / pers. Groups: 10 € / pers. School: 6 € / pers.


For individuals, resumption of the History Themed Walks in July 2020.
For Groups and private tours, dates and times on request. Minimum package of 120 €
Contact: + 33 (0) 3 86 32 35 65