Experience the incredible abbey on Mont Saint Michel

Mont Saint Michel On Your Own

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WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Travel the Normandy motorway toward Mont-Saint-Michel Bay

Highlights

  • Visit Mont St. Michel at your own pace
  • Enjoy admission to the Abbey
  • Be delighted by the beautiful French countryside on your drive in a luxury air-conditioned coach

Inclusions

  • Transportation to Mont St. Michel
  • Abbey Admission Ticket

Exclusions

  • Transportation from Hotels to Our Central Paris Departure Point Near the Louvre Museum
  • Food & Beverages

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Jun 02 2016
I missed the tour, but took the train to Mont Saint Michel, and was hoping to rejoin the tour coming back to Paris, but they never contacted me.
Reply From NikkiW:
Hi there, we're deeply sorry about your missing the tour, and hopefully you will be able to receive some sort of refund by contacting the local office (+33-14-455-6100 or paris@grayline.com). We usually request on our confirmation emails that customers call the local office to confirm, so we will make sure to edit the emails so that information is clear and easily found. If you have trouble with the local office, do not hesitate to contact us at info@grayline.com and we'll help you to feel like you've been adequately taken care of.
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ITINERARY

Venture out along the Normandy motorway toward Mont Saint Michel. Your first sight of the Abbey, either dominating the white beaches between Normandy and Brittany or emerging from the ocean at high tide, will be an unforgettable experience. According to legend, the Archangel St. Michel appeared to a local bishop and ordered him to build a chapel atop the 258-foot-high mount and an abbey quickly followed. In order to accommodate the growing number of pilgrims from across Europe, it was constantly embellished with new construction, sometimes built directly on top of prior additions. The final result, however, is surprisingly harmonious -- one of medieval Europe´s masterpieces, this architectural wonder is called the “Marvel of the West.”
Enjoy free time in a local Norman village before arriving at Mont St Michel. Upon arrival, you’re on your own to make your way up to the abbey along the ramparts or the twisting cobblestone streets of the village. Relax and enjoy the architecture, nature and village streets famous for their crepe and cider shops. We’ll return back to Paris on the motorway at approximately 9:30pm.