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Self-Guided Mont St Michel Tour – from Paris

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Key Highlights

  • Visit Mont Saint Michel, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on this tour from Paris
  • Travel in a luxury air-conditioned coach and enjoy a scenic drive through the French countryside
  • This low-cost version of the tour is great for independent travelers who want to explore on their own
  • Experience the unique history and atmosphere of the abbey
  • Climb to the top of the historic abbey for stunning views and photo opportunities
  • Overview

    Explore the fairytale island of Mont Saint Michel off the coast of Normandy, on this self-guided tour.

    Mont Saint Michel Abbey lies on a rocky islet, surrounded by waves and moving sands. One of Normandy’s historical and architectural wonders, it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Discover at your own pace the abbey’s remarkable cloister and refectory, and view how the ramparts were added to support the Gothic monastery over the centuries. Climb right up to the top of the island to the captivating Benedictine Abbey and enjoy breathtaking views.

    Known as the “Wonder of the Western World", this unique and picturesque place is a must visit.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    01 Apr - 31 Oct: Daily except Wednesday

    Duration

    14 hours

    Start time

    07:15am

    Meeting Point

    2 rue des Pyramides, 75001, Paris. The closest metro station is Pyramides station.

    Ending Point

    Same as the starting point

    Itinerary

    For your Mont Saint Michel Tour , make your way to 2 rue des Pyramides, 75001, Paris and board an air-conditioned coach at 7:15am. Begin your day with a drive through the French countryside to reach the bay of Mont Saint-Michel.

    You will arrive at Mont St-Michel around 12pm. Visit the base of the island of Mont Saint Michel; a unique fortified rocky outcrop which dates back to the middle ages and is surrounded by a vast bay with one of the biggest tides in Europe.

    Climb to the top of the Benedictine Abbey and enjoy the breathtaking view. This will surely be the highlight of your day.

    Admire the gothic architecture and visit the three floors dedicated to Archangel Michael, the monk's cloisters and refectory, the knight’s room, the guest room, the undercroft and the abbey’s charming garden.

    Make the most of your time at the abbey with a walk along the ramparts and walls and enjoy the landscape or just relax and breathe in the fresh sea air.

    You can stop for lunch (at you own expense), browse the shops along the main street, visit the island's museums, indulge in souvenir shopping or sample some local crepes.

    You will board your coach at 5:00pm and return to Paris. You will be dropped at your starting point at around 9:15pm.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Transportation in luxury air conditioned coach
    • Entrance to Mont St Michel

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Gratuities
  • Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.