Basilica of Vézelay

Tympanum in the narthex, Basilica of Vézelay Tympanum in the narthex, Basilica of Vézelay

Basilica of Vézelay

Its sculptures, its immense narthex, its nave and a subtlety of the light that bathes its interior make the Basilica of Vézelay a unique architectural masterpiece of Romanesque art.

General Information

About the Basilica of Vézelay

Basilique of Vézelay
89450 Vézelay
Website – tel : 03 86 33 39 50.
Open daily : 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
From June to September, concerts of sacred music are held in the basilica



Organized tours of the basilica

Guided visits by a monk or a nun (duration: 1 hour), Tuesday to Sunday in July and August. Otherwise, from April to October, on Sunday.

Guided tours with a guide-lecturer. Some tours ​​in English, German or Italian. For days and times, information is available at the Tourist Office.

Audio guided tour of the basilica and the village
See "Tourist Office".


Maison du Visiteur
Place Guillon, 89450 Vézelay
Website - tel : 03 86 32 35 65.
Full price/ reduced price: €8/€6. Child (7 to 12 years old) : €3.50.

Lecture tour with audiovisual elements and small-scale models of the basilica. In the summer, tours are adapted for the whole family.

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