Vézelay, Church and Hill

Vézelay, Church, and Hill are located in northern Burgundy, France. The Benedictine Abbey of Vezelay became a prominent part of history after acquiring the relics of St Mary Magdalene which transformed this city into a holy pilgrimage. The second crusade was preached in 1146 by St Bernard and the third crusade began from here when Richard the lion-hearted met with Philip II Augustus in 1190. The Madeleine of Vezelay, as…