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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 Things to Do in Rennes

Parc du Thabor

I hadn't really explored what to do in Rennes so I looked online and saw that the Parc du Thabor was the top thing to see so we wandered over here after walking through the city. It is a lovely...
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Jun 12, 2016

St Pierre Cathedral interior

The interior of Rennes cathedral is notable for the massive ionic columns (43 of them.) To me the most impressive thing to see was the ceiling. Brightly decorated, you will notice also a resemblance...
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Jan 15, 2016

Cathedral St Pierre

The Cathedral of Rennes has a very long history, as Rennes was a roman colony, the first cathedral was most likely built on a pagan site. It was totally rebuilt in Gothic style at the end of the 12th...
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Jan 15, 2016

Greeters Program

Rennes has a greeters program, whereby a local will meet with you and perhaps show you around some places you might not otherwise have thought of. This program was started by the Tourist Office You do...
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GentleSpirit
Nov 15, 2015

Chapelle Saint Yves-Office of Tourism

The Office of Tourism of Rennes is located in the old town at the corner of Rue St Yves and Rue Le Bouteiller. As you can see from the ornate carvings it once was a chapel. The building has quite a...
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Nov 08, 2015

Place de la Republic

With my visit being so short I didn't really manage any touristy things, being more interested in having a few beers and a bite to eat. I did though find my way into the central Place de la Republic,...
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Nov 03, 2015
 
 
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Medieval Rennes

Rennes is really really old. Put it this way, the site of today's Cathedral has been occupied by a church since the 6th century! If you think that's old, well, its not! Rennes has actually been around...
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Oct 06, 2015

Street Art in Rennes

Rennes is presently having a construction boom. I found this group of art projects near the St Anne place where they are expanding the metro system. A neat mix of political statements including fear...
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Sep 23, 2015

City Hall Rennes

The architect was Jacques Gabriel in 1734. Rennes is in the east of Brittany France, and is the capital of the region of Brittany. Rennes history goes back 2000 years. Now the 10th largest city in...
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alectrevor
Sep 11, 2015

Thabor gardens (Parc du Thabor)

Thabor garden is a public garden which was built in the 19th century on the orchard of the Saint-Melaine abbey. With its 10 hectares it's the largest park of Rennes and found directly in the centre of...
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himalia11
Apr 12, 2015

Church Notre-Dame-en-Saint-Melaine

This Romanesque church is the former convent church of the Benedictine abbey Saint-Melaine. Saint Melaine was a bishop of Rennes in the 6th century. Most of the church was rebuilt in the 17th century,...
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Apr 12, 2015

Basilica Saint-Aubin and Notre-Dame-de-Bonne-Nouve

The basilica of St. Albinus and Our Lady of Good News was built in the early 20th century in neogothic style after the earlier church got destroyed. Already since the 15th century, the church Saint...
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himalia11
Apr 12, 2015

Parlement of Bretagne

The "Parlement de Bretagne" was a court of justice under the Ancient Régime in Rennes. The building that did house this court was built 1618-1655. The big fire in 1720 only destroyed parts of the...
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himalia11
Apr 12, 2015

Cathedral Saint-Pierre

The cathedral dates from the 19th century, but there were several earlier buildings. Most of the cathedral did collapse in the 18th century and it was deliberately demolished between 1756 and 1768....
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Apr 12, 2015

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