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The Mont Saint Michel and its bay


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Join this full day trip to the UNESCO site of the Mont Saint Michel.
  • Discover the classified Bay: the land of the highest tides in Europe.

  • Get to the Rock: Le Mont Saint Michel village.

  • Guided visit of The Merveille , Abbey of the Mont St Michel.

  • Free time in the Mont St Michel.

  • *On 1 May 2024 it will not be possible to visit inside the Abbey.

Depart the pier for a one-hour drive to Mont St. Michel, a monument often regarded as the 'Marvel of the Western World'. On the approach, marvel at the spectacular granite mount with its Abbey soaring high above the sea. Upon arrival at the coach parking area, proceed on-foot to the shuttle bus, then board the bus for the transfer to the village entrance.  

Around the base of the mount are the ancient ramparts, and a jumble of houses lining the narrow streets. Your guide leads you through the village itself and its little places and on the remaprts of the Mont for a guided visit.  Then, you will go up the cobbled street and 365 steps to access the famous Abbey. En route, admire the diverse architecture of Mont St. Michel, which was founded in the 10th century as the result of a dream vision; the Abbey was added three centuries later. At its very top gleams the gilded statue of Saint Michel. Upon entering the Abbey, walk up another 197 steps and begin your guided tour of its interior. 

After descending back down to the village, some free time is made available for an opportunity to explore your surroundings at your leisure. Then join your guide and reach back the coach parking area.

Practical information

  • Language: English and German.

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes. 

  • Walking information: 3 Km.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

  • On 1 May 2024 it will not be possible to visit inside the Abbey.

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