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Paris Small Group Day Trip to Mont Saint Michel and Honfleur
"The tour departs from your hotel or apartment in Paris to Mont Saint Michel (around 4 hours). Aboard a spacious minibus you will have access to Wifi and educational tablets to prepare for your visit. Your driver guide will also be available for any questions you may have.The tour will include:> Mont Saint MichelUNESCO World Heritage the abbey and the bay of Mont Saint Michel is THE quintessential magic place ... Emblematic discover this ancient rock between sky and sea. On top of the island admire the stunning views Bay before visiting the medieval abbey. Always accompanied by your guide stroll through the picturesque streets of this village out of time. Awaken your taste buds in the local bakery and sample the specialties. > Honfleur Enjoy your late afternoon with a break to discover the charming port of Honfleur.Once in Honfleur
From EUR350.00
 
Le Mont Saint Michel One-Day Trip from Paris
"The abbey of the Mont Saint Michel is one of the most beautiful “Wonders of the West”. It stands in the middle of an immense bay in Normandy and is invaded by the highest tides in Europe. This magnificent architectural achievement of the Middle Ages is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Since that time the island and its magnificent abbey have been attracting million of visitors.The driver will pick you up at your address in Paris early in the morning (07:15 AM recommended). After your arrival you will have an excursion of the island by crossing the drawbridge and remparts. You will discover the medieval town with its cosy houses of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.You will admire the Romanesque and Gothic abbey with an audio guid you can take a walk in the city centre or have a walk with your guide on trail around Mont admiring the sea. You can then feel the mistery of this place full of history.On your way home
From EUR245.00
 
Private Tour: Full Day Tour of Mont Saint-Michel from Caen
"At your arrival in Caen your guide will meet you with fresh coffee and croissants and after a short tour of Caen you will head to Mont Saint-Michel after a 90 minute drive through some lovely villages on Normandy. Before your arrival at Mont Saint-Michel you will stop in Avranches to see the Bishop Aubert whose skull was touched by the Archangel Michel in 708 AD in order for him to build a monastery on the Mont. Then you will arrive at the Mount and will enjoy a relaxing omelet at the Mère Poulard. It is one of the best and most famous omelets in France. After lunch you will visit the Abbey through the narrow streets and explore the history from the Middle A the city of Copper and Church-bells the tour heads back to Caen to get the train for Paris at 6.54pm."
From EUR550.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Mont Saint Michel

The Tide

An extra show in Mont St. Michel is the tide. In that plane swamp, the longitudinal amplitude of the tide is, sometimes, more than 6 kilometers, but even coming from so far, sometimes the water covers...
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solopes
Apr 13, 2016

Treat the sea with great respect.

The most important thing to remember when thinking about safety at MSM is that the tides around the island rise and fall extremely rapidly. Many, many people have perished over the course of the...
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Maryimelda
Sep 29, 2012

Limited eating options other than in restaurants

As you might imagine, Mont St Michel offers a range of restaurants to cater for the ravenous tourist hoardes.I can't comment on the quality of any of these, as we didn't eat in any of them, but a...
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CatherineReichardt
Jul 23, 2012

A nightmare for those with impaired mobility

For all intents and purposes, Mont St Michel has a single street - La Grande Rue - that is accessible to tourists. This street offers pedestrian access only, and despite its promising name, is in fact...
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CatherineReichardt
Jul 23, 2012

Sadly you won't be the only person visiting ...

Mont St Michel is France's third most visited tourist location - attracting 3 million visitors a year - so unless you decide to visit on a Monday afternoon in the middle of a late November gale,...
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CatherineReichardt
Jul 23, 2012

Two Items To Bring

It is a long way to the top. If you are not used to walking, you will make it, don't worry, there are things to stop and see along the way. Two things you should have are good shoes, and a bottle of...
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painterdave
Jun 06, 2012
 
 
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PARKING

We arrived at the Mont early morning. As we approached, we could see that the tide was well out and that they were parking cars where the tide comes in. There was a queue already!BE AWARE....PARKING...
balhannah
Aug 30, 2011

STEPS

Now we are going to start the hard, high climb to the top. This is the Grand Staircase and there are many steps, I believe 350 or more. Right from entering "The Mont" you are climbing, even if not...
balhannah
Aug 29, 2011

Quicksand

Surrounded by a large bay with shifting sands that can turn easily turn into quicksand, this is no place to explore unless you’re with a knowledgeable local guide. People have been cut off and even...
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grayfo
Jul 17, 2011

Mass tourism or perfect timing

As said, Le Mont Saint Michel is - after Paris - the number one tourist attraction of France. Paris is large and knows many places to go to, so the tourists spread over a wide terrain and to many...
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Pavlik_NL
Apr 04, 2011

Parkings covered by the sea ...

Don't forget your car! The parking on the causeway is never covered by the tide. Others yes, so, read carefully at what time you're advised to move your car. (refer to link for details or advanced...
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vinc_bilb
Apr 04, 2011

Tides: Don't walk alone in the bay

It is not recommended to walk alone in the bay of the Mont Saint Michel unless with an experienced guide:1. Highest tides in Europe at Mont-Saint-Michel (up to 15 metres difference between low and...
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vinc_bilb
Apr 04, 2011

Parking & Tides

If you drive to Mont St-Michel you may be lucky to get a parking spot on the causeway that joins the island to the mainland. This parking costs 4 euro (June 2006), unless you arrive late in the...
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sue_stone
Apr 04, 2011

Watch the tides carefully

The danger and also I found the excitement of this place, is that it is very much contolled by the rise and fall of the tide. All the businesses , resturants, hotels and shops open and close according...
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bisous333
Jan 25, 2008

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Top Things to Do in Mont Saint Michel

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The Abbey

Mont St. Michel was my nephew's pick and I think it was because someone recommended it to him. He said that he wanted to go to the very top and to do that you have to go inside the Abbey so we paid...
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Tidal Island

Is a mandatory visit the Mont St.Michel and its tidal island. If you travel on february, you will have the chance to see it without many people. I think that in summer season, the place is full of...
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Eglise Saint Pierre

Many people walk past here without noticing the parish church of St Peter, on their way up the steps of the main street to the Abbey. But is worth a few minutes of your time. Built in the 11th c it...
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Monastery

Tourists to the monastery have to stick to a prescribed route and are not allowed to explore at will. There are still some monks in residence, and the access restrictions are designed to safeguard...
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The Cloister

The cloister on the top floor of La Merveille dates back to the 13th century but has greatly evolved over time. Today it is really the only area of La Merveille which provides a source of bright...
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La Grande Rue

This is the name given to the main shopping and restaurant street at MSM. Located inside the Boulveard Gate, La Grande Rue conects the entrance to the town with the abbey. This is a delightful...
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Top 5 Mont Saint Michel Writers

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CatherineReichardt

"A place that simply redefines 'awesome'!"
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Goner

"Mont St Michel - "The Marvel of the Western World""
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JLBG

"Merveille de l’Occident"
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Azhut

"A wonderful corner of France"
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Maryimelda

"It defies description - Mont Saint Michel"
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