Travel Blogs from Pontorson, France

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Mt. Saint Michel, Pontorson, France travel blog

Mt. Saint Michel

A travel blog entry by aabr

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We're spending the night in Mt. Saint Michel, an Abby built on a hill/island off the coast. It's even nicer at night when everyone is gone. Don't do the museums though, they're all in French despite the English advertisement, and cheesy anyway. ...

On the edge of Normandy, Pontorson (Mont St. Michel), France travel blog

On the edge of Normandy

A travel blog entry by xerius

... , of course. Like most people with any sense (or at least for whom money is a concern), Mayu and I chose to stay in Pontorson, which sits about 9km inland from the mount. It's a sleepy place that wouldn't merit a moment's stop otherwise, but there are at ...

Mont San Michel, Pontorson, France travel blog

Mont San Michel

A travel blog entry by sogone

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Maybe I will become a nun I think I could live here on this rock that sits where sky and sea ...

Pontorson/ Mont St. Michel, Pontorson, France travel blog

Pontorson/ Mont St. Michel

A travel blog entry by mjrose514

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... 31 euros. And I will never again travel on a train to a major destination on a weekend evening without reservations. The train from Pontorson was crowded, but not to bad until St. Lo, but the train to Paris from Caen, horribly crowded. It was the first ...

Mont Saint Michel, Pontorson, France travel blog

Mont Saint Michel

A travel blog entry by naomiheagney

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... Saint Michel and once again we had fabulous weather to enjoy this amazing site. It was a short drive from our little village of Pontorson to Mont Saint Michel - we were there by about 8.30am to see the lovely morning light on the mount. Mass was in the ...

A day of killing time, travelling and eating, Pontorson, France travel blog

A day of killing time, travelling and eating

A travel blog entry by anne.bao

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... of hay flew past I felt my eyes becoming increasingly itchy and began sneezing more and more. By the time we disembarked at Pontorson my nose was red and my eyes were watering. Mark and Milly on the other hand were both completely fresh faced.  We ...

Deserted..., Pontorson, France travel blog

Deserted...

A travel blog entry by kos.theory

... room and reading a pamphlet on the Arc de Triomphe did we learn that it's some sort of national holiday. Who knew? So Pontorson is tiny. I'd say it's about the size of Devon, but with much much more history, and at least 3 traffic circles. Hopefully ...

It's a long way..., Pontorson, France travel blog

It's a long way...

A travel blog entry by naomiheagney

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... had four hours to go meant we had to summon all our patience. We had another rest stop along the way and arrived in Pontorson around 8.30pm (just in time for another 3 course dinner!). The food has been absolutely superb. So despite the length of the ...

Day 18 - Omaha Beach - Mont St Michel - Pontorson, Pontorson, France travel blog

Day 18 - Omaha Beach - Mont St Michel - Pontorson

A travel blog entry by cust4

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... 5.30 pm and we decided to press on to St Malo but on the way found a camp ground that did chalets at a very reasonable price in Pontorson which is just down the road from the Mont St Michel. It turned out to be a great choice as it was very clean and ...

A pilgrimage to the Mont, Pontorson, France travel blog

A pilgrimage to the Mont

A travel blog entry by nboyer

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... and game shows...  We slept in some, but had to check out of the hotel by noon... So early, I know. We wandered around Pontorson, but yet again we could find nothing to do. So we wen to the train station and waited for our train back to Paris. It ...

From Mont St-Michel to St-Malo and Bretagne, Pontorson, France travel blog

From Mont St-Michel to St-Malo and Bretagne

A travel blog entry by maplefanta

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I woke up in Pontorson and took my breakfast, I asked around and finally found a lift with a german (Udo) and an american (Jennifer) and the Austrian Max will join for the ride as well. We left by noon in his red mercedes in direction of St-Malo, the ...

Luckily Lost, Pontorson, France travel blog

Luckily Lost

A travel blog entry by caitlin_rose

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Still being Easter time hostels were busy, I managed to find one that seemed to be a little way out of town but good value. I arrived at Ponteson and called to see if someone could pick me up (like was advertised)  hmmm no answer, It’s ...

Hotel & Sleep, Pontorson, France travel blog

Hotel & Sleep

A travel blog entry by carlton

Just back to the hotel to sleep before going all day back to Amsterdam and the concert and our flight back to the ...

Mont St Michel, Pontorson, France travel blog

Mont St Michel

A travel blog entry by kensjunkmail

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... Portsmouth. As a side note, I missed my scheduled ferry home, so phoned into the office saying I wouldn't be in as I was still in France :) You don't plan for these things, but you don't let it get to you and just enjoy your time. I had to rush back, ...

Mont Saint Michel, Pontorson, France travel blog

Mont Saint Michel

A travel blog entry by cleanslate

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... nbsp; It was a really good day trip. And so, I've managed to firm up my travel plans for my last few days in France - those SNCF (French Railway) gents are the best.  (I've been here almost two weeks, and I've finally deciphered how the French refer ...

Mont St Michael, Pontorson, France travel blog

Mont St Michael

A travel blog entry by carlton

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We are staying at a Best Western....the Montgomery Hotel.  It's a lot cheaper than all the Mont St. Michel rip-off hotels 10 km up the road where you can see Mt. St. Michael.  We visited the mont and Lynn actually climbed all the steps up to ...

The Mont, the pub and the shaving, Pontorson, France travel blog

The Mont, the pub and the shaving

A travel blog entry by anne.bao

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Today we set out early in the morning to see the Abbaye du Mont Saint Michel ("the Mont"). We travelled to the Mont by bus along with a million other tourists and a screaming child. The Mont is fairly self explanatory. It's an extremely old abbey built ...

Day 18, Pontorson, France travel blog

Day 18

A travel blog entry by lindeelee

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... way back to show you all just how lovely it is. There's lots of corn growing in many of the areas we've been in in France, and lots of tractors ploughing at the moment putting there winter crops in. Strolled back to our gite and did some exploring for ...

Mont St Michel, Pontorson, France travel blog

Mont St Michel

A travel blog entry by brewz

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Jun 01, 2013, Pontorson, France travel blog

Jun 01, 2013

A travel blog entry by beccagvjulz

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Solemn remembrance, Pontorson, France travel blog

Solemn remembrance

A travel blog entry by dreamwriter

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... would have been such a difficult task to mount that attack. Our history lesson ended there and we commenced our drive to Pontorson. It was an uneventful drive and we enjoyed the conversation and the scenery on the way. Upon arrival we took the ...

Day 19, Pontorson, France travel blog

Day 19

A travel blog entry by lindeelee

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We left Pontorson this morning by train to go to Rennes to pick up the car I leased. It was only a 45 minute trip. All very easy and there were lifts at the Rennes train station. Yay! The woman spoke English where I had to pick the car up from, so, so far ...

Winding down and shopping, Pontorson, France travel blog

Winding down and shopping

A travel blog entry by thetravelmoores

... Peninsula in easy stages in order to be back at Cherbourg by next Tuesday to catch the ferry. Weds 25thWe had a lazy day at Pontorson....went for a walk round the town and visited the market and bought a scarf and a baguette. Otherwise we sat in the sun ...

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