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Skip the Line: Normandy Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey
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Skip the Line: Normandy Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey
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The Benedictine Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel is one of the most remarkable examples of mediaeval religious and military architecture and was one of Christianity's most important pilgrimage sites from the 8th to the 18th century.The Abbey comprises a...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Bp 22, 50170 Mont-Saint-Michel, France
+33 2 33 89 80 00
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Reviewed yesterday

When you talk about going to Mont-Saint -Michel, the first impression is indeed the Benedictine Abbey which is one of the major wonders of the world built on a rock almost 1000 years ago. They report the highest tides in Europe, The chapel itself is...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of the most amazing places I’ve visited. Put me in mind of something out of Game of Thrones. Sits in a huge bay and is only reachable via a raised access road which you can walk or take a courtesy bus. Would suggest the...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A spectacular monument to see and not over run. Would highly recommend taking note of the weather and tide conditions for getting the best photograph as this is a highly photogenic city! Loved walking around the streets too, look for the street no wider than...More

Thank Zach M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Definitely not to be missed if you are in the area. You can see it from the highway and is so much better to see up close. Built on top of a rocky island which is surrounded by water at high tide, it’s hard to...More

Thank AussieTravellers555
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must visit while in Britanny although quite touristy but it is a rare sight to see a monastery built on top of a rock. We came here late in the afternoon to avoid the crowds and it worked out nicely for us to stroll...More

1  Thank toga1k
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I drove from Paris to mont st michel it took about 4 hours .you cant drive directly to the island . The only way is a huge car park about 5km away and get the free bus to the island . The parking is not...More

Thank Scrummybuns M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There was no line when we got there but it was nice knowing we already had tickets. This place is pretty amazing but be prepared for a lot of uphill walking.

Thank GrandTour791776
Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing place with a interesting history. Lots of walking to the site and once inside. Advise you have a guide to get full enjoyment and information.

Thank tfaiken
Reviewed 4 days ago

We did this as a day trip from Paris. It's a very long day but it is well worth the effort. We weren't sure if we would ever get closer to this location, so we went for it. The site is amazing and the tides...More

Thank SandyKats
Reviewed 6 days ago

I've been for ten days in Paris and take the TGV to Rennes and then, to Pontorson (the nearest train station to the Mont). Then, by bus to the base of the Mont and began knowing this wonderful site!!! A lot of stairs and ramps...More

Thank lmoconor
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Leanne M
19 September 2018|
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Response from Paul F C | Reviewed this property |
You can Google tide schedule, as it changes daily, but on a lunar calendar. The steps are somewhat steep, but anyone can do it, so long as they take their time. I am unsure on tickets prices, but they may have a website to... More
5 September 2018|
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Response from jz-in-WashingtonDC | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure. The website is not user friendly to non-French speaking people.
Steve P
4 September 2018|
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Response from zauberin | Reviewed this property |
You don't need a ticket to visit the island; however, you do need one to visit the Abbey.