Mont Saint-Michel, Mont-Saint-Michel

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For stunning medieval architecture that is surprisingly intact and well preserved, visit Mont Saint-Michel. You'll be amazed by the abbey's staggering architectural marvels dating back to the Roman Empire, as well as the visible time progression of this massive megastructure, which takes you on a journey towards more Gothic styles. The monastery and abbey are at the very top of the town, supplying panoramic views of the entire island and surrounding waters. You can book a guided tour or, if you prefer to wander on your own, pick up an audio guide in English. The welcome center also offers a free printed brochure that makes a great souvenir. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Mont Saint-Michel and many more Mont-Saint-Michel attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Mont-Saint-Michel travel route planner.
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  • The abbey was the highlight of the overnight on Mont Saint Michel. The abbey was beautiful but if you have trouble walking, it may be too much. The rest of the area was more of a tourist trap with.....  more »
  • Approaching the abbey on top of a rock in the sea is a view I will never forget. It’s just like the photos I saw in history books and calendars.  more »
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