Mont Saint-Michel's abbey, declared a historic monument, is situated in the town of the same name in the department of La Manche, in the Low-Normandy region about 360km from Paris. The commune and the bay have been declared World Heritage sites by the Unesco.
As the second most visited tourist site in the entire France, the commune of Mont Saint-Michel welcomes up to 20,000 visitors per day during Summer. The Abbey, a stunning monument, was the result of several reconstruction phases throughout the 10th and 16th Centuries. It was built on a pyramid-shaped granite rock. To adapt the construction, workers in the Middle Ages effectively 'wrapped' the buildings around the rock. Mont Saint-Michel's bay has one of the highest tides in continental Europe (with up to 15 metres difference between high tide and low tide). Also the sea, as they say, reaches "the speed of a galloping horse".
The 80 metre long Abbey, the monastery, and the history of the church, all make Mont Saint-Michel a unique place to visit.
Guided visits of Normandy and Brittany. First day at Rouen and Honfleur, visit of the landing beaches of Omaha Beach and Arromanches. Second Day visit the cities of Saint Malo and the Mont Saint Michel with its famous abbey. Pick up and drop off at your hotel in Paris.
10% discount for every excursion made in June, 2013. Visit the Mont Saint Michel on your own, discover the famous Abbey, visit the village and admire the Bay of the Mont. Transportation by bus from / to Paris center.
Travel through Normandy and discover the history and culture of the region. Enjoy lunch and then a guided tour of the Abbey at Mont St Michel and visit Mont Saint Michel on your own. Pick-up and drop-off at your hotel in Paris.
Guided visits of Normandy and Brittany. First day at Rouen and Honfleur, visit of the landing beaches of Omaha Beach and Arromanches. Second Day visit the cities of Saint Malo and the Mont Saint Michel with its famous abbey.
2 days guided tour : first day to visit the Mont Saint Michel with its abbey. Second day to the Loire Valley Castles, guided visit of the castle of Chenonceau, Langeais, Cheverny and Chambord. Accomodation included. Transportation from Paris by bus.
First day : guided visit of Normandy Landing Beaches of Omaha Beach and Arromanches ; stop at Rouen and Honfleur. Second Day : guided visit of Mont Saint Michel, its famous abbey and Saint Malo. Third day : guided visit of the Loire Valley Castles of Langeais, Chenonceau and Chambord.
First day to enjoy a guided visit of the Mont Saint Michel and its abbey. 2 day visit of the Loire Valley : guided visit of the castles of Langeais, Villandry gardens, Tours city ; guided visits of the castles of Chenonceau, Cheverny and Chambord.
4 day excursion. First to Normandy, stops at Rouen and Honfleur, visit the landing Beaches of Omaha beach, and Arromanches. Second day, guided visits of Saint Malo and the abbey of Mont Saint Michel. Two days to visit the Loire valley castles : Langeais, Clos Lucé, Villandry, Tours, Chenonceau, Cheverny and Chambord.
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