The guided tours will give you historical elements on the building and its architecture, as well as reading keys on the symbolism of the famous tympanum of the narthex, capitals, architecture itself enhanced by the movement of the sun .
No guided tours during religious services
Visit the Basilica freely
Download here the chronology of the Basilica
AND / OR book your audio-guide with the tourist office of Vézelay at +33 (0)220.127.116.11.69 or firstname.lastname@example.org
10 audio guides available, designed for blind and partially sighted people.
Price: 3 € audio-guide per person (free for blind and partially sighted people)
VISITEZ VEZELAY AVEC UN AUDIO-GUIDEBe allowed guide through the village and the basilica and narrate the history of the origin in our days.
Rates : From 3€ to 3€More
Visit the Basilica with the monastic fraternityof Jerusalem
THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
Appointment in the narthex, free participation (estimate of 4,50€/person).
Duration: 1 hour
To know the dates and times, go to http://basiliquedevezelay.org under the heading "Visit the Basilica". You will find at the bottom of the page the planned visits (which will take place) and the open visits (waiting for parcitipants).
To register for a visit it's simple:
- call +33 (0)18.104.22.168.50 (From Tuesday to Saturday from 9.30.am to noon)
- or send an e-mail to email@example.com
- or book online using the contact formula
NB: The fraternity doesn't make some guided tours on Monday, it's "desert day"!
In July and August: guided visits by the fraternity take place every day at 2.30.pm (except Monday), at 3.pm on Saturday.
Visit the Basilica with CASA volunteer guides
The Communities of Welcome of the Artistic Sites (CASA) propose visits of the basilica on request in summer:
Every day (except on Thursday)
from 8 July to 3 September 2017
from 10.am to 12.30 pm and from 3.pm to 5.30pm
Appointment in the narthex, free participation
The best addressesFind all information from our specialized service providers.
ASSOCIATION DES GUIDES DE L'YONNE EN BOURGOGNE (A.G.Y.)Adapted guided tours by a professional guide (F, E, G,NL and PL) : village and Basilica, for primary or secondary schools, by storytelling, night tours with lanterns...
Rates : From 145.5€ to 181.5€
BALADES MALICIEUSES - PatrimoineSpecial tours for small groups. Visits to the Basilica and village of Vezelay for small groups with a professional guide graduate. But also tours / Nature walks nearby.
Rates : From 72€ to 72€
BASILIQUE SAINTE MADELEINEThe basilica is open every day till 8.pm, free entrance. No visits during church services. The saint Mary-Magdalen pilgrimage takes place annualy on 22nd july. The liturgies of Chrismast and Easrtern are also the occasion of a passage to Vezelay.
Rates : From 4.5€ to 4.5€