Vezelay, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, and famous for it’s Chardonnay and Pinot Noir…oh, and our next stop…

Just discovered this wonderful photography blog. What a talented photographer!

michaelevansphotographerblog

This delightful hilltop town was originally established in approximately the 9th century, the location being naturally very defensible. The Basilica of St Magdelene is also a designated World Heritage Site, and while beautiful I only photographed it from the rear as sadly the front was (like so many of the buildings we visited) covered in scaffolding, undergoing renovations. Understandable I suppose, since it dates from the 11th century! This little town is, like so many in the region, a photographers paradise, and I found myself using not only the two standard lenses (24-105 and 17mm), but also the 70-200mm. This I used to create a panorama of a town that can be seen from Vezelay; in particular from the grounds of the Abbey. I donโ€™t know the name of this little town, but just liked the resulting panorama which I have posted here.

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4 Responses to Vezelay, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, and famous for it’s Chardonnay and Pinot Noir…oh, and our next stop…

  1. Stunning photos – looks like a charming place!

  2. Thank you so much! I really appreciate your kind comments!

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