Welcome to Vézelay


Bordering the northwestern tip of the Parc Naturel Régional du Morvan, the surrounding region harbours a handful of historic sites and quaint villages.


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$422.44 Cultural & Theme Tours

WORLD HERITAGE: VEZELAY & FONTENAY ABBEY - Private day trip from Paris

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris, Ile-de-FranceOur driver will pick you up early at your hotel to drive you to the Gare de Lyon and board for the TGV (high speed train) scheduled at 6:49. An hour to relax on the train and you have already arrived. Get to know your local friendly guide who will introduce you to the treasures of the region. Our goal is really that you can experience the "French way of life".Duration: 1 hourStop At: Office de Tourisme de Vezelay, Vezelay, Yonne, Bourgogne-Franche-Comte Vézelay is a major site of Christendom and a charming hilltop village. The climb to the basilica is almost a rite of passage. Over the centuries many artists and writers have found inspiration here. Spiritual, literary or poetic – the essence of Romanesque art prevails...Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Office de Tourisme de Noyers, Noyers-sur-Serein, Yonne, Bourgogne-Franche-ComteNoyers sur Serein is a charming medieval village. Lunch in a restaurant and walk around by yourself.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Abbaye de Fontenay, Montbard, Cote d'Or, Bourgogne-Franche-ComteCistercian abbey of the 12th century, Fontenay is breathtaking for its beauty and conversation intact. If you can ignore tourists, close your eyes and you have jumped 800 years back.Duration: 2 hours

$413.31 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Burgundy Private Tour (2 Days)

DAY 1The first  stop of this tour will be the gorgeous, historical town of Vézelay which is now very famous thanks to the numerous buildings it has.After that, the tour will continue with a visit of the Morvan region exploring the beautiful streets. It is now time to take a lunch break at a local restaurant.After lunch, the tour will continue with a visit of Beaune which is a small place with vineyards. Once you arrive, you will enjoy a wine tour that includes observing the process of wine creation and tasting. After that, your professional guide will drop you off at your hotel in Beaune.DAY 2The second day will start with exploring of one of the most incredible buildings - Hospices de Beaune. It was created many years ago and served as a hospital in the past.After that, the tour will continue with a visit of Chablis, another place famous for the wine making. Once you get there, the guide will recommend a local restaurant where you can take lunch. After lunch the tour will continue with wine tasting.Your guide will take you back to Paris.