Travel Blogs from Mont Saint Michel, France

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Mysterious Michel, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Mysterious Michel

A travel blog entry by 2totango

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... ’.  Jennie and Kevin have been kind enough to offer to take us to their secret camping spot near le Mont-Saint-Michel .  A beautiful vista overlooking the open tide towards this beautiful island while the sun sets behind it.  We were ...

Mont Saint Michel, Mont Saint Michel, France travel blog

Mont Saint Michel

A travel blog entry by cullism

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... of impressive columns. The ossuary also dates from the eleventh century and was once the monks' cemetery. After the Revolution Mont Saint Michel was turned into a prison. In the nineteenth century a large wheel was installed in the ossuary so that ...

Stunning Mont-Saint-Michel., Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Stunning Mont-Saint-Michel.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... we had again joined the busy roads of the French on holidays. Large 6 berth Motorhomes were EVERYWHERE.   The 8th century Mont-Saint-Michel is a monastery has a commanding position on a rock just off the coast. A causway goes out to it, and this ...

Very Cool!, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Very Cool!

A travel blog entry by fero_vrskovy

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... the waters of the English Channel. http://www.sacred-destinations.com/france/mont-st-michel http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Mont-Saint-Michel The numbers of people arriving to spend the day at the rock were unbelievable – except for the fact that ...

Normandy, Mont Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Normandy

A travel blog entry by kelleyr

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... start of our beach holiday. First stop was St Jean Le Thomas, a quiet seaside resort on the opposite side of the bay to Mont St Michel. We parked outside the Aire where two jockeys were trotting on horses. Anna and Ben went for a swim while the rest of ...

Trains, Buses, Rain.. Ruins.. but not my day..., Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Trains, Buses, Rain.. Ruins.. but not my day...

A travel blog entry by mauza

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... marks.even today the tourists / commutor buses have to work with the tides.. the incoming has caught many a person unawares Mont-Saint-Michel was first  used in the 6th and 7th centuries as a stronghold and additions added  over the centuries ...

Normandy, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Normandy

A travel blog entry by heatherabroad

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... on in French which was irritating when I was trying to sleep.  I'm getting quite good at tuning out French...hah -Visited Mt Saint Michel: this commune built ON a rock island off the coast of Normandy.  They have some of the most extreme ocean ...

Visite de la Merveille, Mont Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Visite de la Merveille

A travel blog entry by lfichter

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... ans, les vaches sont une attraction à succès), nous prenons congé et parcourons les trois kilomètres qui nous séparent du Mont Saint-Michel. Je ne vais pas m'étendre sur la beauté du lieu, Victor Hugo le faisant à nettement plus de bonheur, mais ...

D-Day Landings and Mont Saint Michel, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

D-Day Landings and Mont Saint Michel

A travel blog entry by lbg.jacameron

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... with a bent for these things.   So it was lunch in the car to keep warm and dry. We then drove down to Mont St-Michel which is an abbey with slender towers and sky scraping turrets on an island out from the coast, only connected by a narrow ...

today is your birthday, Mont-saint-michel, France travel blog

today is your birthday

A travel blog entry by fbauchet

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... the fuss is all about. When we arrived on the car park something caught my attention, there are some handicap spot but in the Mont itself there is no allowance made for people in wheelchairs as there are a lot of stairs and narrow passages. I thought it ...

Le Mont St. Michel, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Le Mont St. Michel

A travel blog entry by jrank2889

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... could see a lot of the sand, but it was still beautiful. I wasn't able to take any pictures while we were approaching Mont St. Michel as the windows hindered any real picture from being taken, but you could see it on the horizon for miles away.  ...

A train ride, and a bus ride to Mont St. Michel!, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

A train ride, and a bus ride to Mont St. Michel!

A travel blog entry by danimal67

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... to catch the 2 hour train ride to the city of Rennes, from there we take a 75 minute tour bus ride to the famous Mont St. Michel.  This place is awesome!  It's an all day trip, we'll get back home around 7pm, then probably get some local food and ...

Mont-Saint-Michel, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Mont-Saint-Michel

A travel blog entry by jannettek

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... realise the foreshore was so long .         Satisfied with that, it was now time for Mont Saint Michel. Apparently there is a new car parking situation in place since April this year. It reminded us of parking at an Expo-like ...

Mont Saint Michel, Mont Saint-Michel, Frankrig travel blog

Mont Saint Michel

A travel blog entry by brokaer

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... , så vi forsøgte at få et par timer på øjet, inden vi skulle ud til tidevands øen Mont Saint Michel. Da solen en time senere begyndte at stå op, kunne vi begynde at ane den flotte tidevandsø. Øen har tidligere ...

Le Mont-Saint-Michel, Basse-Normandie, France, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Le Mont-Saint-Michel, Basse-Normandie, France

A travel blog entry by broose09

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Mont Saint Michel, Mont Saint Michel, France travel blog

Mont Saint Michel

A travel blog entry by emilyb

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... took us on a little excursion to Mont Saint Michel, just on the border between Brittany and Normandy. It was absolutely spectacular. Mont Saint Michel is a very old abbey built on an isolated tidal rock surrounded by lots of sand, and when the tide is ...

29/06/09, Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

29/06/09

A travel blog entry by fbauchet

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... to stay in Saint-Lo but as we are so close to Marg birthday we opted for the top of the range hotel with view of Mont-Saint-Michel itself. Great place by European standards but with an over price tag ... at least it comes with great view. We just had the ...

Conquests in Normandy, Mont Saint Michel, France travel blog

Conquests in Normandy

A travel blog entry by wells2008

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... of the sea.   * Norman Conquest 3   Our next stop was a few hours drive south through Normandy to Mont St Michel. The difference with this place was the fact that it was never conquered. During the 100 years war with England, the island of ...

A Historical Visit, Mont Saint Michel, France travel blog

A Historical Visit

A travel blog entry by sd42france

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         Today we went to Mont St. Michel and toured around the island with a self guided audio tour and looking in all the shops for souvenirs.  The audio tour was describing the life of a monk and the abbey's ...

mont st michale, Le Mont saint Michale, France travel blog

mont st michale

A travel blog entry by laine

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Mont St. Michel, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Mont St. Michel

A travel blog entry by carinamjones

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Mont St. Michel is an island abbey that has attracted pilgrims for thousands of years. Mont St. Michel is surrounded by a huge mudflat and connected to the mainland by a causeway. The mont is actually made up of three parts; the abbey on top of the ...

Onze laatste dag, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Onze laatste dag

A travel blog entry by pascale7171153

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    Het was onze laatste dag in Frankrijk. Het was mistig en het regende. bijna 9 weken lang heb ik ongelooflijk goed weer gehad, maar vandaag was het echt mistroostig. Was dit een voorbode.     We hadden alleen ...

Mount Saint Michel, Mount Saint Michel, France travel blog

Mount Saint Michel

A travel blog entry by beagui

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We traveled there from Paris, to visit this beautiful place situated in the Low Normandy. This mountain in the middle of a bay is very spectacular because the seabed of the bay is very flat, what produces fast flooding in the whole bay when the tide ...

Mont-Saint-Michel, Mont Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Mont-Saint-Michel

A travel blog entry by sfdcijunobeach

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Coming ...

Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France

A travel blog entry by dancejill

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... lot of cars there already.  Lots of people walking and we think we seen a couple who might be doing a pilgrimage here. Mont  St. Michel is thought to date back to 708 when Aubert, Bishop of Avranches had a sanctuary built on Mont Tombe in honour ...

The Mont Saint-Michel, Mont Saint-Michel, France travel blog

The Mont Saint-Michel

A travel blog entry by vana30

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We visited Mont Saint Michel today. It is a very beautiful city. We went at low tide, but there is a bridge you can go on to get to it at high tide. Since it is Palm Sunday St-Michel was packed.  We just walked around. Hopefully we will go back so we can ...

Not yo' average monastery..., Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Not yo' average monastery...

A travel blog entry by iboersma

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... World Heritage Site that lies just on the border between Normandy and Brittany.  Victor Hugo is credited with saying "Mont Saint Michel is to France what the Pyramids are to Egypt", so we were looking forward to seeing some mummies - ahem, I mean ...

Mont-Saint Michel, France, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Mont-Saint Michel, France

A travel blog entry by dancejill

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June 25, Thursday Another relaxing day, well maybe. Tomorrow we leave here heading over to the Normandy coast of France.  Our first stop is Mount St. Michael.  Today we swept out the tent, did laundry and dried it out on the small racks they ...

Le Mont St-Michel, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Le Mont St-Michel

A travel blog entry by vagabond2014

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... le Mont St-Michel est une île. Devant la dégradation de l'écosystème de l'île, il fut décidé de redonner au Mont Saint-Michel sont statut d' île. Il y a 43 habitants permanent sur l'île. Le Mont-St-Michel, fut construit à partir de l'an 709 en ...

For the Price of a Gondola Ride, Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

For the Price of a Gondola Ride

A travel blog entry by the_stamms

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... ordered her scallops pan-seared in lemon butter and out-ordered me to begin her Birthday Week. In France, even the losers win, and I enjoyed a famous Mont-Saint-Michel omelette with a half-dozen oysters, a bottle of the local Muscadet white wine, and two ...

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