Hotel Restaurant Pointe du Grouin
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... amazing places without the summer crowds and randoms in my photos. Apparently the place is a nightmare during the summer period and just by looking at all the car parking that has been set up, it is obvious that ten of thousands of people visit Le Mont Saint Michel each year and seriously who can blame them, simply remarkable and not to be missed. If we had the time we would loved to have stayed in one of the hotels within the walls of the Abbey but alas, Spain and warm weather are ...
We arrived in Plerguer after about a 4 hour drive. It took for ever. When we arrived we found
our unit easy.
We went to Mont St Michel. It is a church, a couple of shops and houses on a massive rock.
We went inside the massive church, it is called an abbey.
We got a tour guide to tell us what certain areas of the church where. Like the main church bit, where the monks ...
... like 2 hours.
Today we went to old castle walls at St Malo and walked all the way around.
We passed a prison in the water.
But when it was low tide you could walk across to it.
here was a lot of big rocks to be climbed all over.
We climbed the most biggest and furthest away rock.
It was so fun to ...
We chose Plerguer as a base to explore towns at the top of France.
Mont St Michel was one of the must sees.
As we drove up it was a magnificant sight, rising out of the sea.
We parked in the new car park 3km away as the old one flooded too much with the rising tides. Caught the shuttle over and wandered around this amazing rocky island.
It was low tide while we were there so ...
... and Paris in case we get the chance to give it another go. Then all of a sudden there was Mont Saint Michel, just sitting there in the middle of a flat landscape, looking so regal and like a fairytale castle in the middle of nowhere! As we got closer you could see that it's actually a rock right on the edge of the coastline.
In around 1013? the monks built an abbey there on top of the rock. Because they couldn't move the rock ...