Visitors planning to spend time in Mont-St-Michel may find it beneficial to read about the area before their trip.  Some reading options for the Mont-St-Michel traveler include:

  • “Drive Around Brittany and Normandy: Your Guide to Great Drives” by Christopher and Melanie Rice is an excellent travel guide book for visitors who rent cars in the area and who wish to further explore the surrounding environment. .
  • “Mont St Michel and Chartres” by Henry Adams, with an introduction by Raymond Carney.  This is Henry Adams story of his travels through the area, complete with extensive explanations of the historical sites of the area. .  
  • “Normandy: The Scenery and Romance of Its Ancient Towns” by Gordon Home highlights some of the nature and architecture of Mont-St-Michel and the surrounding area. .
  • “Tides of Mont St Michel” by Roger Vercel.  This book provides readers with insight in to the area through descriptions of local characters and their perspectives on Mont-St-Michel. .
  • “Top 10 Normandy (Eyewitness Travel Guides)” by DK Publishing is a travel guide for Mont-St-Michel and the surrounding area which is set up in convenient top ten list style to make it easy for travelers to choose what to see and what to avoid during their vacations. .