Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine, Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume

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Also known as Vézelay Abbey, Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine is a Benedictine and Cluniac monastery. The largest Gothic religious building in Provence, this is considered a masterpiece of Burgundian-Romanesque art and architecture. Study the complex imagery in the sculpted capitals and portals, as well as many relics of Mary Magdalene. (If you have traveled across Europe, you may notice that the tympanum of the central portal is different from its counterparts across Europe.) The church and hill at Vézelay are a UNESCO World Heritage site. Make Basilique Sainte-Marie-Madeleine a part of your Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume vacation plans using our Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume trip planner.
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  • Quite amasing...and the head of the Maria Magdalena....would go again some time. Recommend a visit if youre in the area. 
    Quite amasing...and the head of the Maria Magdalena....would go again some time. Recommend a visit if youre in the area.  more »
  • It's a basilique worth visiting. It`s a beautiful cathedral and a peaceful place. Enjoy praying there. 
    It's a basilique worth visiting. It`s a beautiful cathedral and a peaceful place. Enjoy praying there.  more »
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  • One of the wonder everybody has to see enjoy and feel if really feels a catholic
  • The history, architecture, energy and culture of the basilique are all stunning. The village is a great escape in southern France.

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