PLACES TO SEE IN MOUNT SAINT MICHAEL, FRANCE : What to see in the MontSaint Michel in France (Normandy)

The Mount Saint Michael, France travel guide

Mount Saint Michael is a jewel of architecture and one of the most impressive sights of the World, situated in Normandy

Mount Saint Michael is an ancient island were Aubert, the bishop of Avranches (a city in Normandy) founded an oratory and a chapel after he had a Saint Michael archangel vision. This chapel was replaced a few centuries later by a Benedictine monastery.

Nowadays, Mount Saint Michael is more an island because a causeway (La « digue du Mont Saint Michel ») leads to the Mount Saint Michael and it is possible to reach the Mount Saint Michael by car.

The Mount Saint Michael must be visited by walk. It is renowned for :

* the narrow streets plenty of medieval houses, « echoppes » (small shops) and restaurants
* the monastery, the abbey, the ramparts, the church and La Merveille du Mont Saint Michel, a gothic structure

MONT SAINT MICHEL, FRANCE : The Mount Saint Michael in France (Normandy)

The Mount Saint Michael, France travel guide

Mount Saint Michael is a jewel of architecture and one of the most impressive sights of the World

Mount Saint Michel

Mount Saint Michael is situated in Normandy (See how to get to Mount Saint Michael from Paris)

Mount Saint Michael is world renowned for its architecture and history (See places to see in Mount Saint Michel).

Discovering Mount Saint Michael is a good way to taste Normandy food

WEATHER OF THE MOUNT SAINT MICHAEL, FRANCE : The Mount Saint Michaelweather forecast in France (Normandy)

The Mount Saint Michael, France travel guide

To see the Mount Saint Michael climatology, click here
French do not use Fahrenheit but Celsius : Here are the main conversions between Celsius and Farenheit

AROUND MOUNT SAINT MICHAEL, FRANCE : What to see around the Mont SaintMichel in France (Normandy)

The Mount Saint Michael, France travel guide

Mount Saint Michael is a jewel of architecture and one of the most impressive sights of the World, situated in Normandy

Mount Saint Michael is surrounded by the sandy bay of Mont Saint Michel. There are beaches all around were the view is great. It is possible to do an unforgettable horse ride around the Mount Saint Michel

The bay of the Mount Saint Michael can be visited by walk, but it is quite hazardous because the tide is very fast (the sea is said to sweep at the speed of a galloping horse!) and there are some quick sands in some areas. So it is strongly recommended to go walking on the bay only with a guide

There are many places to see a few kilometers around the Mount Saint Michael : Avranches city, Saint Malo town, Cancale town…

MANCHE, FRANCE : travel information on Manche in France

Manche travel guide : Manche trip, tourism and holidays

Manche is situated in Lower Normandy, a region belonging to Normandy in the North of France. Manche is renowned for Mont Saint Michel (Mount saint michael)