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Address: 50170 Mont-Saint-Michel, France

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Intriguing Towers along Mount St. MIchel Fortification

By all means, walk along the island fortification where you will avoid the crowds below and be treated to numerous towers such as tour de L'Arcade. Each provides stunning vistas... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 November 2015
Lynn1950
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Tower of arcades is the most interesting among all the others. It has a unique architecture and let you imagine how it was in the medieval time. I would say all the fortification wall and the towers are worth visiting. Be sure to stay overnight and explore these attractions without so many tourists.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

By all means, walk along the island fortification where you will avoid the crowds below and be treated to numerous towers such as tour de L'Arcade. Each provides stunning vistas across the bay.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

This is one of the many fortification towers that you'll see when approaching Mont St. Michel. You can identify it by the French flag - tricolor - flying from its top. Has a funny roofed structure above it, but that only adds to the fun and mystery of this jewel ....

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Rijeka, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

This tower is situated in the lower part of the Mont-Saint-Michel hill and on the right side of the entrance. It is very popular as a background for taking pictures because of the national flag on top of it.

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Tortona, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

Just like the other numerous watch towers positioned on each side of the fort offer panoramic views of the outdoor landscape truly unforgettable. For those who do not intend to spend € 9 to reach the top terrace on top of the church, this is an exceptional lookout point, with a little 'luck and at low tide you will have... More 

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