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Mont Saint Michel France Walking tour

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Are you familiar with the Mont Saint Michel in France ? Nicknamed the wonder of the West, it is an emblematic element of French heritage. The Mont Saint Michel France, in the middle of the bay, welcomes almost 2.5 million visitors each year, pilgrims or simple tourists. Come have a look by yourself !

Highlights

  • Friendly Local Guide
  • Learn about the history of Mont St Michel France
  • Explore the medieval village of Mont St Michel France


Mont saint Michel France Tour Description Summary

Meet your guide at the entry of Mont Saint-Michel. When you will arrive at the entry, go on your right and you will see a cannon, your guide you will for you just there.  Take a walk with your tour guide through the narrow cobblestone streets and along the ramparts of the old village of Mont St Michel France. Mont Saint Michel (Saint Michael’s Mount) has been an emblematic place for mankind for more than 1300 years. This granite rocky islet in the middle of one of the most important tides in Europe was designated as a place of prayer after the Archangel Michael’s appearance.

About the Mont Saint Michel France

Follow your guide and listen what the old stones have to tell. Mont Saint Michel probably dates back to the year 708, when legend has it that the Archangel Michael made an appearance and ordered a monastery to be built at the very top of this pointy island. For centuries to come, the island would be a strategic stronghold for the Bretons and French, not even conquered by the English during the Hundred Years’ War. Mont Saint-Michel France was built in a strong rock that measures 84 meters tall. It is pure granite and so hard that it has resisted the passage of time. Its construction has changed many times through the centuries. From the Middle Ages until the 19th century, religious and military architecture styles have combined to make it unique to such an extent that some even consider it the Eighth Wonder of the World.

Mont Saint Michel France tour Detailed Description

From the entrance of the medieval village you will walk up to the famous abbey. Then on the way, your guide will tell you some fascinating history and anecdotes. After that, as you walk through those medieval streets, you will feel like you are traveling back in time. You will see dungeons that will give you a feeling of mystery, especially when you know that it was also used as a prison. Certainly, Mont Saint Michel France is one of the most interesting places someone can know and visit.

This tour does not include entry and visit to the abbey, but it’s possible to buy your ticket directly with your guide.

 

Mont Saint Michel France

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What is included ?

  • Local, friendly guide
  • Guided tour

What is not included ?

  • Food, drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation
  • Ticket & Guided tour to the Abbey (Possibility to buy it from the guide )
  • Guided tour around the bay

Duration

  • 1 hour 1/2

Things to know

  • Please be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour starts
  • Meet your guide at the entry of Mont Saint-Michel. When you will arrive at the entry, go on your right and you will see a cannon, your guide you will for you just there.

Policies

  • Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

 

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