Self-Guided Mont Saint Michel Tour with Saint Michel Abbey Admission

Self-Guided Mont Saint Michel Tour with Saint Michel Abbey Admission

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      Paris, France
      6+ Hours
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      $ 161
      • Mont St. Michel: Explore this remarkable medieval walled city completely surrounded by the Couesnon River. The mount and its bay are listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
      • The Abbey: Enjoy an admission ticket to visit this architectural masterpiece. According to legend, Archangel Michel appeared to Aubert of Avranches, the bishop, and instructed him to build a church on the rocky islet.
      • Explore on your own: Enjoy all what Mont Saint Michel has to offer as you walk around this majestic medieval city on your own. See all the sights you want!
      • Roundtrip transportation: There’s no need to worry about getting lost. We’ll come get you from our Paris meeting point and drive you to this beautiful city in a luxury motor coach.

      Meeting point

      Please make your way to the Agency at 2 rue des Pyramides, 75001 Paris.

      Helpful hints

      This tour has an admission and has no duration as time is at leisure. As in many cities, keep your wallet or purse secured and leave the bling behind.

      Getting around

      There is a lot of walking on this tour, greater than two miles, over inclined cobblestone streets. Travelers must be able to get on/off vehicle without assistance or with the aid of a companion.

      Activity type

      Cultural, Scenic, Walking Tour

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      Included amenities

      Entrance Ticket to Abbey

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      Tour Participation Requirements

      Activity Level

      This experience is rated strenuous. Travelers must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate. Travelers with pre-existing neck, back, knee and/or shoulder injuries, cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour categorized as "strenuous". If you have concerns, you must consult with your personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be too strenuous for you.

      Age restrictions

      Suitable for all ages.

      You're on an island . You're NOT on an island. Which of those statements is true is completely decided by the whims of the bay surrounding Mont Saint Michel, which can deliver a whopping difference of nearly 50  feet between high and low tide. Regardless of its current state, Mont Saint Michel is a UNESCO  World Heritage Site for  its cultural, historical, and architectural significance, as well as its human-created and natural beauty.

      Speaking of human-created beauty, you must take the time to check out the Mont Saint Michel Benedictine Abbey, hovering high atop the islet's summit. Legend  has it that the archangel Michael appeared to Saint Aubert, bishop of the Avranches, in 709 and gave him marching orders to build a church here. After Aubert procrastinated awhile, Michael returned and punctured the bishop's head with a finger. Aubert's holey skull is actually on display at Saint Gervais Basilica in Avraches.  

      Of course the time is yours to spend it as you choose without judgment or prosecution. Whether it's watching the bay consume the coastline. Navigating the abbey's cloister, refectory, and garden. Museum hopping. Shopping like there's no tomorrow. Or sampling the local delicacies , including fluffy omelets and saltmarsh lamb. And all the while, you can be thankful that you weren't commanded to build the church.

      Cause (and effect!) way 

      There is one causeway that allows visitors to access Mont Saint Michel from the mainland. Thanks to a swift and relentless tide  (the most aggressive in all of Europe), many tourists who have attempted to reach the islet any other way have paid the price with their life. Even if the rising water didn't get them, the treacherous mud and quicksand surrounding Mont Saint Michel could also put them in peril.

      Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.


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      Paris, France
      Great photo opportunities
      Bring money
      Wear sunscreen
      Bring water
      Wear comfortable shoes
      Wear Hat
      Wear Sunglasses
      Wear light clothing

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