Travel Blogs from Mont-Saint-Michel, France

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A Cemetery and an Abbey, Mont Saint-Michel, France travel blog

A Cemetery and an Abbey

A travel blog entry by mcdude62

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... citizen (cue the Lee Greenwood music). After a picnic at one of the beach monuments outside of the cemetery, we drove to Mont Saint-Michel, a village famous for its abbey, founded in 708 and constructed over 500 years on top of the granite bedrock of an ...

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 ...

It is 'flouded', Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

It is 'flouded'

A travel blog entry by eurobrecks

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... forward to it, especially after I have learnt about WW2 recently in history. It should be really interesting. Today was a great day and Mont Saint-Michel was really amazing. We highly recommend a visit. I think it's definitely a highlight of our ...

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 ...

Our first night in Camp, Le Mont Saint Michel, France travel blog

Our first night in Camp

A travel blog entry by jolsxjme

We are pulling, tired, no, Exhausted...  I am over reading maps already. But we have found our first camp site and they have a great tent set up for us to sleep in. With a cooker and fridge, table and chairs so even the rain can't stop us enjoying a ...

Mont Saint-Michel Monastery/Castle/Fortress, Mont Saint Michel, France travel blog

Mont Saint-Michel Monastery/Castle/Fortress

A travel blog entry by stevelegassick

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Incredible, amazing sight, one of the best in France. Hiking up through the fort's interior to the church at the top was awesome. At high tide, it's completely surrounded by the ...

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 Saint Michel, Mont Saint Michel, France travel blog

Mont Saint Michel

A travel blog entry by sarah.sam2015

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After leaving Le Mans our next stop was a visit to Mont Saint Michel. This is an island commune off the coast of France. Its now a world heritage site and pretty impressive to see. There is a new road build there that is about a 50 min walk from where you ...

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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"We're on Holiday"

A travel blog entry by jbowles

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We arrived at Camping du Mont St Michel (not in ACSI book) at about half 2. It's attached to the Hôtel Vert and only about 2 miles from the island. We found a true gem last minute as we were originally staying in Courtils which is about 5 miles away ...

Magnificent M-S-M, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Magnificent M-S-M

A travel blog entry by jbowles

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Up and breakfasted and a run for Prego before a wander to the island. Encountered three random fairies on stilts near hotel! A warm windy walk along the boardwalk, took us half an hour. We arrived about half 12 (on a Saturday!) and instantly felt dear ...

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 ...

Dimanche isn't as Accurate as

Dimanche isn't as Accurate as "Sun Day"

A travel blog entry by jbowles

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Just as the title says, a day of sun sun sun! Other highlights included laundry and a shampoo for stinky Prego. And lots of photo uploading / syncing at reception. And some beer! Also pondering on how to get to England in 10 days' time since very helpful ...

Milling About in Mont St Michel, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Milling About in Mont St Michel

A travel blog entry by jbowles

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A bit of a non-day really as both feeling grotty (maybe a bit too much sun). So a leisurely brek then a couple of mile wander along the bike path to Beauvoir and back for some toilet fluid (classy!) Jambon and fromage baguette with a citron dôme for ...

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 stuff of legends..., Mont Saint-Michel, France travel blog

The stuff of legends...

A travel blog entry by kcsinasia

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... attempts by our host to fix it, we gave up and went to see a few sights before catching our afternoon train to Mont-St-Michel. Bayeux has several things for which it is known. The cathedral, Romanesque and several versions of Gothic, is one of those ...

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

Le Mont-Saint-Michel

A travel blog entry by bootclad

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... , on the coast. The main towns we passed through were Ernée, Fougeres, Antrain and Pontorson. The last little village before Le Mont Saint Michel is Beauvoir and that is where we were pulled up by the Gendarmerie, for a security check; the first so far. ...

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 ...

Lost & found in Brittany & meeting Mont St Michel, Le Mont-Saint-Michel, France travel blog

Lost & found in Brittany & meeting Mont St Michel

A travel blog entry by janetdunn

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... picnic lunch near by the church along with the local alcoholic who was on the steps around the corner. We had decided to go to Mont St Michel today on the bus and will bike ride there tomorrow too. It's only a 15 minute bus ride out there. We thought it ...

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, 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 ...

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