Promenade des Fossés

The Promenade des Fossés follows the trace of the old ramparts and seven round towers which encircled the town in the Middle Ages. The Porte Neuve (14C-16C) is flanked by two roughwork, machicolated towers. The Porte Ste-Croix recalls the time when St Bernard preached about the 2nd crusade; a cross also commemorates this event. The promenade ends on the castle terrace behind the basilica.

Useful information

Address:

Promenade des Fossés, 89450 Vézelay

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