The Visitor Centre accompanies the group in the basilica groups following the Visitor Centre tour. The guide accompanies the participants in the basilica. He favors each person's sensitivity and making his or her own experience allowing a more personal encounter with the architecture and sculpture.
Groups accompanied by their own guide After the Visitor Centre tourthey visit the basilica with their guide. If they wish they can continue with the guide of the the Visitor Centre.
Individuals and those who prefer to visit alone
Each participant of the Visitor Centre tourrecieves a roadmap. It enables them to make their way through the basilica at their own pace, enlightened by the reference points recieved at the Visitor Centre.
If you want to visit the basilica before (or without, but it's a shame) participating in the Visitor Centre tour, we offer you some tips to accompany you. Download here soon (page under construction)
School and student groups
The Visitor Centre accompanies school and university groups in the basilica groups after the Visitor Centre tour. The visitor's notebook for schoolchildren up to 5ème In order to enable students to become actively and personally involved in the visit of the basilica, each of them receives a visitor's notebook. It includes a plan-circuit, a questionnaire that accompanies them through the building, a sculpture to discover and a space to draw or write. LThis notebook is also a valuable medium for exchanges between teachers and students after the visit.
Duration: 45mins - 1h
PRICE : : 4€50 pp with a minimum package of 45 €. The Visitor Centre takes care of the reservation. The donation to the Basilica is included. The visitor's notebook 1€50 per notebook
AN ESSENTIAL "If you plan to visit the Basilica of Vezelay, go first to the Visitor's House. You will receive all the information to prepare your visit and make the most of the basilica ...read more” Malmédy, Belgium
AND THERE WAS LIGHT ! “What intelligence and benevolence are dispensed here at the Visitor Centre to enable us to enter into the symbolism of the builders of a time wrongly considered as obscure ...read more” Emmanuelle, Paris
EXCEPTIONAL "The visit is fascinating and the way it is done so successful. The goal of instructing the visitor on the secrets of the magnificent basilica of Vézelay is more than achieved. Bravo" UL