Visit Mont Saint Michel
Visit Mont Saint Michel and find out why it was classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site and why it’s one of the most popular historical sites in France!
Located just off the coast of Normandy and near to Brittany, this wonderfully awe inspiring tidal island is topped by a magnificent walled, medieval city and monastery.
The island has been a place for visitors and pilgrims to travel to for many years. This is mainly due to it’s location and spiritual history. As you approach this wonderful island you see why tourists are attracted to it. The island and monastery rise up out of the sea and can be seen from far and wide. The island and surrounding areas are also a photographers paradise as the island and the bay in which it stands, are a picturesque sight. Those planning to visit, should also consider heading there during the evening as the city is floodlit and provides wonderful opportunities.
Use our website to find out more about Mont St Michel before you visit including it’s history, the glorious bay in which the island stands and of course it’s spectacular abbey.
You’ll also find plenty of practical information to help you both before and when you visit including a map and details on where you can park when you arrive. You’ll also find a variety of nearby hotels and campsites where you can stay, opening times, entry prices and all the practical information you might need.
So if you’re planning to visit Mont Saint Michel, read on!
Find out more about the History of Mont Saint Michel from its beginning until present day and the part it's played throughout the centuries.
Discover what makes Mont Saint Michel Bay so special! The wildlife, the sea, the island and more!
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