Type of Tour: Beyond Paris Tour
Duration: 12 hours
Private Tour Guide & Private Driver included
Admission fees: Abbey: Adults € 9 per/person (free of charge under 18)
Tour Highlights: A full day to visit one of France’s most popular and iconic sights, the magnificent island of Mont Saint Michel and its bay, listed by UNESCO as World Heritages site; the old town with its restaurants and boutiques.
During this tour, your Licensed Tour Guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel for a long day to Mont Saint Michel Abbey set in the mesmerizing bay where Normandy and Brittany merge, the island draws the eye from great distances.
From 966 onward, the dukes of Normandy, followed by French kings, supported the development of a major Benedictine abbey on the Mont-Saint-Michel. Magnificent monastic buildings were added through medieval times, one vertiginous section being nicknamed The Marvel. The Abbey became a renowned center of learning, attracting some of the greatest minds and manuscript illuminators in Europe. At the end of your visit, enjoy a walk through the steep streets of the old town to discover its restaurants and boutiques.