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, 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!

 

History of Mont Saint Michel

History of Mont Saint Michel

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.

Mont Saint Michel Bay

Mont Saint Michel Bay

Discover what makes Mont Saint Michel Bay so special! The wildlife, the sea, the island and more!

Mont Saint Michel Abbey

Mont Saint Michel Abbey

Find out more about Mont Saint Michel Abbey and it's wonderful selection of architecture the spans across many centuries.

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Mont Saint Michel by Tim Hoosier

We quite like this video of Mont Saint Michel by Tim Hoosier. Although there’s no commentary the video is pretty […]

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Mont Saint Michel Day and Night

The following video shows the stunning Mont Saint Michel during the day and night and the comings and goings as […]

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Mont Saint Michel Normandie Tourisme

This video comes courtesy of the Normandie Tourisme office!

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