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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: 2-3 hours
Bp 22 | Au sommet du village, 50170 Mont-Saint-Michel, France
+33 2 33 89 80 00
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All reviews car park the bus audio guide day trip parking lot bucket list shops and restaurants amazing place free shuttle parking area off season narrow streets tourist trap take your time worth the trip early in the morning worth the climb
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s an amazing place with lots of history. So peaceful and laid back even my 8 years old daughter enjoyed this trip despite the long hours in bus ( 5 hrs ) to & 5 ( hrs ) from Paris. Lots of walking , lots...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Corpuz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family took the shuttle tour from the Churchill Hotel in Bayeux, and enjoyed a nice comfortable ride, at a point in our trip where someone else taking care of the details was nice; and because it was mid March, a little chilly (50 degrees...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a sunny day in February! We were quite lucky to get that good weather! The whole island is amazing! It is not an island anymore as they have built the bridge and no matter when the tide comes you can still reach...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank desito07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've wanted to visit this place for a long time and wasn't disappointed. So much history and amazing views. There are more than a lot of steps, and to see anything other than tourist shops will require climbing then. The place was designed before disabled...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank BruceS186
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

no comments you need once in your life visit this place !! of course lunch inside forget it recommend the shop near by it's at the exit parking on the way to caen. can walk or park and enjoy with your bread some local food...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Trail399026
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaking! Walked to/from MSM as the weather was beautiful. The tour was absolutely worth the time and cost.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank ginmac10-7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While I rarely flock to tourist attractions, this sight surprised me - I thought it would be the typical cheezy castle on a rock, but it's mysterious and breathtaking beauty and historical significance won my respect and my heart! I highly recommend walking to the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Janan J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Mont Saint Michel can be seen from miles around and is a significant tourist attraction second to Eiffel Tower in France .On arrival there is a free shuttle bus about 12 minutes to the Abbey . (You need 12 euros for the car park...More

Date of experience: February 2019
5  Thank JGFIELD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The trip that won't supposed to be. The place I always saw in magazines, photos, travel agencies; name it. So many things comes to my mind but nothing will describe the beauty of this place. Maybe good luck, (for me God), of a shiny sun...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Hernandez1697
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The shuttle bus is extremely crowded and the shuttle operators do not care to run enough shuttles so as to allow everyone to have some breathing room. It cannot be said that the shuttle bus is a civilized experience. Walking is only slightly longer, and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Nicholas O
17 March 2019|
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Response from fitzbig | Reviewed this property |
We were there mid week so I am not sure but I think I remember reading it was open more than you would expect on the website. I think it is so worth the time that I would recommend reconfiguring a trip around it to include... More
2 February 2019|
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Response from Mike H | Reviewed this property |
There's no train, many car parks and at this time of year they're empty. There is an excellent free coach service from the car parks to the Island, equally at this time of year no waiting. Forget private guide it's best to... More
2 February 2019|
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Response from Reispepe | Reviewed this property |
Overnight, in the neighborhood so you can visit the Mont-Saint-Michel by bike! And you can also go outside the rush hours and in the evening it is as beautiful as it is lit. You imagine yourself back in time.