Vezelay, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, and famous for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir

These are the pictures I would like to learn to do.


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 don’t know the name of this little town, but just liked the resulting panorama which I have posted here.

Most of the panoramic images that I…

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8 Responses to “Vezelay, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, and famous for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir”

  1. Maria Falvey Says:

    The wisteria is amazing. The entire town looks like a great place to recharge.


  2. Michael Evans Photographer Says:

    Victor thank you so much – I am still blushing from your kind comments… Thank you!!


  3. thisisnotbangkok Says:

    Fantastic cover photo and post…


  4. Tricia A. Mitchell Says:

    Stunning images. Thanks for sharing Michael’s work, Victor.


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