Travel Blogs from Mont-Saint-Michel, France

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Mountains to climb, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Mountains to climb

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... to the causeway and the ride on the packed causeway bus. Pity the town bus only runs once every 1.5 hours. The Mont is undergoing some major redevelopment inside as well as outside. Everything is covered in scaffolding and there are workmen everywhere. ...

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

Mont St Michel

A travel blog entry by gerryanddavid

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... a deterioration in the weather. So as we are totally free,we made the decision to tour around the northern coast and would make Mont St Michel our target for the night. We could see the mount from 20km away. And closer it was just as impressive. St Michel ...

Normandy, Mont St. Michel, France travel blog

Normandy

A travel blog entry by ericandme

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adventures in ...

How can we take hold the Mont ?, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

How can we take hold the Mont ?

A travel blog entry by fettino

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Crossing all Normandy we reach the Mont-Saint-Michel...a rocky tidal island located one kilometer off the country's north coast. This place is so beautiful that we decide to stop here for some nights, but unfortunately we are not able to see the tide that ...

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

Jolie Jolie Mont-St-Michel

A travel blog entry by marianm

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    On a passé une bonne partie de la journée à se promener dans le Mont-St-Michel. C'est vraiment spécial comme endroit, isolé du monde, mini village au milieu de…et bien rien! La marée était basse lorsqu'on est allé mais ...

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

Le Mont St Michel

A travel blog entry by buckgw

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... St Malo when we started the day. Cool but sun on the back was nice, and still just a T Shirt. After we left Mont St Michel, we headed to another of the most beautiful villages....this time Barfleur. About now we started thinking about where we were ...

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

Mont St Michel

A travel blog entry by blemings

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We didn't have the camera working when we went here, but I did manage to get some stills form the Flip camera. Really quite an impressive place. It is an Abbey (and village) built on a rock/island 1km from the coast and is accessible by a landbridge ...

And so it begins, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

And so it begins

A travel blog entry by scootergal

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... per usual, I got completely lost and found a divine little road along the beachside and cruised past some old windmills. Got to Mont St Michel around 11am, realising I had lost an hour from GMT. I'd already decided to "do" the Mont tomorrow so I could ...

mont saint michel, mont saint michel, France travel blog

mont saint michel

A travel blog entry by asci

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Mont Saint Michel - Os MONStros em Peregrinação, Mont Saint Michel, France travel blog

Mont Saint Michel - Os MONStros em Peregrinação

A travel blog entry by nuno_mancelos

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The sea is rising...!!!, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

The sea is rising...!!!

A travel blog entry by fettino

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At 14:00 p.m. we arrive at Mont-Saint-Michel, the rocky tidal island situated one kilometer off the country's north coast, approximately on the borderline between Normandy(Normandie) and Brittany(Bretagne). The place is very beautiful cause its abbey on ...

Get Off My Rock!!, Mont Saint Michel, France travel blog

Get Off My Rock!!

A travel blog entry by sjbee

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We reach Le Mont Saint Michel in record time, due to slight speed limit mistranslation :D, and settle in for the night on the ...

Mont Saint Michel and Medieval Festival, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Mont Saint Michel and Medieval Festival

A travel blog entry by abi.latham

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... doing other interpretation work. Lively as a carnival and equally passionate and knowledgable she filled up the 2 hour trip to Saint Mont Michel with a summarised history of the area and the conception of the abbey which is the second most visited site ...

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

Mont Saint Michel

A travel blog entry by ironchefmeister

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... had more than 3 hours to drive until we got to Paris and it was already past 8pm.  The drive towards Paris from Mont Saint Michel was really nice, and the sun sets really late here so it was light out until almost 10:00.  While Michael ...

Bastogne to Brittany, Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Bastogne to Brittany

A travel blog entry by nickandmaryjane

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... few weeks later. After Normandy, we decided that we had time to slip across to Brittany (or is it still Normandy) and go to Mont-Saint-Michel.  All we can say it “WOW”!  It was amazing and it was also an easy bicycle ride across the ...

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

Brittany and Mont St. Michel

A travel blog entry by heathalessleofo

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... with tourists.  In fact it now really exists solely for tourists, with only thirty full time residents living there.  Mont St. Michel has the highest tides in continental Europe, with up to 50 feet difference between low and high water.  ...

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

Mont St Michel

A travel blog entry by mamakarpus

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... . She headed back to Angers and I went with Nick, Cara, and Lauren to get the car they rented. We were heading to Mont Saint Michel, which is an abbey on an island in the middle of the Brittany and Normandy regions of France. I'd already been there the ...

Les goddams!!!, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Les goddams!!!

A travel blog entry by pwong

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... most impressive abbey you will ever see, but tres cool because of its stunning location.  The interior isn't anything special; Mont St. Michel is all about the view from the causeway, from where it's an otherworldly vision.  After, I walked ...

Navigating over 700 steps at  Le Mont St Michel, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Navigating over 700 steps at Le Mont St Michel

A travel blog entry by jonesfamilytrip

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... ;Please park your car within the limits instructed” because otherwise your car would be taken away with the tide. Luckily our car didn't get wet. The views were incredible. Mont St Michel is actually a church that monks lived in. ...

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

Mont St. Michel

A travel blog entry by themoloneys

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Today we drove up three and a half hours to a small town called Mont St. Michel. There is an abbey there by the same name on a tiny island. It was built in the 11th century, and is still standing! The old abbey was home to monks and had a village on the ...

To Mont Saint Michel via Rennes and Fougeres, Mont Saint Michel, France travel blog

To Mont Saint Michel via Rennes and Fougeres

A travel blog entry by gogan

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Mont Saint-Michel (Mount Saint Michael) is definitely much, much more than a small rocky tidal island with an intricate maize of houses topped by a majestic cathedral from where one can see for ever. Right at the mouth of the Couesnon River Le Mont is ...

Mont Saint Michel, wonder of the west, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Mont Saint Michel, wonder of the west

A travel blog entry by rickandwill

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... in Tours and hit the road once again. We enjoyed Tours but it was time to move on to our next destination " Mont Saint-Michel " , standing on a rocky island, connected to the mainland by a narrow causeway, the sky-scraping turrets of the abbey of Mont ...

One big oil painting in the window, Mont Saint Michel, France travel blog

One big oil painting in the window

A travel blog entry by youngadventure

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... one of only 2 or 3 in the park we had the run of it. After a few days we made for Le Mont St Michel which we had been calling Saint Michael and was wondering why people were looking at us strangely. As we approached we knew that it made an imposing figure ...

Passeio à St-Michel, Cancale e St-Malo, Mont Saint Michel, France travel blog

Passeio à St-Michel, Cancale e St-Malo

A travel blog entry by cardosopat

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... a segurança nos chamou a atenção.   Dalí ajustamos o GPS para Saint-Malo. Vimos várias excursões com destino à Saint-Michel e Saint-Malo. Se estávamos tão perto, por que não conhecer? Continuamos pela “costa esmeralda” vendo os ...

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

Mont Saint-Michel

A travel blog entry by seeit

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Took a 4 hour bus ride to Mont St.Michel- a cathedral that's basically on its own island. The church is almost completely surrounded by water at high-tide but is only surrounded by sand (including quick sand) at low tide. Interesting place to visit. ...

its a bird, a plane...a huge church in the ocean?, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

its a bird, a plane...a huge church in the ocean?

A travel blog entry by moore_mattj

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Mount-St-Michel is a giant abbey on an island in the middle of the sea. When it was low tide people could walk or drive to the church but it would then become completely surrounded by water by the time the tide rolled in again. The church itself is pretty ...

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

Le Mont St. Michel

A travel blog entry by missyandarnaud

Took a day trip to visit the Mont Ste. Michel. Just ...

Mt. St. Michel, Mont Saint Michel, France travel blog

Mt. St. Michel

A travel blog entry by jaq123

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... in St Malo so that we could explore the Normandy countryside for the next few days. We drove to Bayeux via Mont Saint-Michel, a spectacular outcrop on which an abbey and supporting community is built. Despite being packed with tourists, we ambled up the ...

Trip to a castle!, Mont Saint Michel, France travel blog

Trip to a castle!

A travel blog entry by spdracerut

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... see some cows being milked, so that was interesting...   You only need to spend a half day and a night at Mt. St. Michel, but it's a really incredible place.  I've been to some pretty amazing places and this is near the top.  It's almost ...

Tomorrow on the Mont, Mont Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Tomorrow on the Mont

A travel blog entry by madelinegrace

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Demain, Catelyn, Sansa, Arya, et moi nous allons avoir les jours d’une jeune fille. Nous allons aller faire du shopping sur la Grtand Rue. Je veux acheter quelques souvenirs des nombreuses boutiques minuscules. La nuit, nous allons rencontrer Ned, ...

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