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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
 
Private Day Tour of Mont Saint-Michel from Bayeux
"You’ll be picked up from your Bayeux hotel in the morning for a 1.5-hour drive southwest to the Normandy coast. Admire postcard-worthy views as you approach Mont St-Michel perched on a rocky island in an immense bay. This is one of France’s most recognized sights. Hop out and follow your guide on a walk to the top of the village where the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Benedictine abbey is located. As you explore inside the abbey and around its ramparts you’ll learn about Mont St-Michel’s symbolism and ancient history as a strategic fortification.After your guided tour enjoy free time to visit the island's museum wander the village’s cobblestone streets browse shops
From EUR85.00

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Vannes Train Station

Trains go to Nantes , Bordeaux, Paris .Quimper etc Times from SNCF website. If you intend to travel by train in France, use the internet to find train times before you travel, has i found out that...
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Nov 08, 2014

Train travel in France

We chose train as our method of transport into and out of Vannes - but a word of warning, there are a lot of greves (strikes) and staff at the train stations are unlikely to suggest an alternative (if...
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Kate-Me
Aug 06, 2006

if you lose your clothes, it helps to speak French

I went Brussels-Bordeaux by train. My friend picked me up at the station, Bordeaux St-Pierre. Then I realised I'd left my cardigan in the train, that was now on its way to Irun, Spain.We called the...
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Aug 29, 2003
 
 
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Walking

It was a Sunday when we were in Vannes, and since the Tourism Office was closed, we simply spent a couple of hours wandering right around inside the walled old town and the gardens just outside of it....
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Lavoirs

Resently restored the Lavoirs are washhouses in the gardens of the Ramparts. There is a covered walkway from one end to the other, free. They were built between 1817 and 1821 on the banks of the river...
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Local Custom

This couple, carved in granite, adorn a house built around 1500. Nobody knows who they were, or why they are there. One can only guess... See the map at this web site to find this and other...
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Porte Sain Vincent

The Baroque gateway of Port de St Vincent is the oldest remaining gate way in the old cirt of Vannes, dated 1747. Go through the gate and it will lead you in to the tourist area with lots of shops...
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