Vezelay is a small town in Burgundy, a region of France which is southeast of Paris and north of Lyon. Its location is on top of a high hill. Its main claim to fame is as the home of a stupendous early Gothic cathedral, widely considered one of the greatest in Burgundy. A beautiful panorama of the surrounding Burgundian countryside is visible from the area to the right of the back of the cathedral.
Access to Vezelay is by well-maintained secondary roads. If you are driving, make sure to have a good map. Michelin puts out an excellent road atlas that will serve you well.
The easiest way to get in is by car. You will take a secondary route up the hill.
Once you have parked your car, you will get around on foot.
The fabulous Gothic cathedral, which also has Romanesque elements. As Vezelay is a small town and the cathedral is in the centre, it is easy to find.