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Mont Saint Michel

You can see the Mont from miles away

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Mont-St-Michel a village off the coast of Normandy



Places to visit and stay in Mont-St-Michel photos taken during our visit to this popular island


Mont-St-Michel is a rocky island on the Normandy coast.

It rises out of a wide sandy bay with one of highest tide in Europe. The tides can vary as much as 15m and the car park can be under water so time your visit.Just to update you since our first visit a lot of work as been done to stop the flooding of the car park.

Le Mont-St-Michel


Mont-St-Michel picture

At the top of the Mont is the gothic fortress abbey. The cobble streets up to the Abbey are lined with half timbered buildings.There are a lot of steps to the abbey at the top it can be tiring on a hot day so you are better going early.

The main street contain the usual tourist shops, cafes and expensive restaurants. It gets very crowded in the summer months.

I found walking along the ramparts less busy and the sea views are spectacular.

The town at the foot of the fortress

Mont-st-Michel picture 1

Google street map shows the car park in front of the Mont


Les Terrasses Poulard Hotel Le Mont-Saint-Michel

Les-Terrasses-Poulard-Hotel

This hotel is full of character. Being an old building, it only has the inconvenience of having small rooms, which is highly compensated for by the excellent location and quality of the restaurant.

Please note that neither coaches nor cars have access through the gates of Mont Saint Michel. Guests will, therefore, need to park in the car park nearest to the entrance when the tide is low.

Alternatively, you have the option to park further away. You will have a slightly longer walk but the breathtaking view will be worth it. This is a charming, traditional building. The hotel is ideally located on Mont Saint Michel, a five minute walk uphill from the entrance gate.

Les Terrasses Poulard Hotel


The bay is home to many rare sea plants. The nearby island of Tombelaine is a bird reserve.

Although it dose get very busy it is a good day out and well worth a visit if you are in the area.

You drive down the causeway and park in the car park below the walls. You can see the car park in one of the photos

Walls and car park


Mont-St-Michel village picture

Mont-St-Michel village picture

Narrow street that runs through the centre

Mont-St-Michel village picture

Biscuit shop

Mont-St-Michel village picture

Try a camping holiday in France there are campsites all over France. You can stay in a tent or a caravan

Tent holiday

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Places to stay


Holiday Rental apartment Paris


Paris cottage rental France

This large 2-bedroom apartment is a delight to come home to after a long days sightseeing and window shopping. Located on the first floor (2nd floor for North Americans), with a lift, the apartment overlooks rue Custine, one of the most interesting street in Paris to walk through.

Though facing the street, the double-glazed windows give you excellent insulation against any daily passerby.

The apartment has been tastefully decorated in vibrant colors, which catch the natural light streaming into the apartment. As the view is not obstructed closely by another building in front, you benefit from the sunlight and can enjoy your morning breakfast a the wooden dinning table which extends to seat 6.

In the living room you will find a sofa bed that sleeps two. We also have installed a flat screen TV with cable (as well as a dvd player and some dvd's) and have high speed internet access for your laptop computers so you can remain in touch. We also provide you with a Mac Computer in the apartment, a free Phone during your stay and a Bose bluetooth station.


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Le Mont Saint Michel

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Le Mont Saint Michel

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Le Mont Saint Michel narrow street

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You can see how narrow the main street is.This is why it is better to visit early. It gets very busy mid morning and the rest of the day.


Mont St Michel main street

Mont Saint Michel street

Photos of Etretat Normandy

Etretat Normandy

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Trouville sur Mer Normandy

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Honfleur Harbour

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The busy tourist town of Honfleur a must visit but not at the weekends

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Douarnenez Brittany

Douarnenez Brittany

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Carnac Brittany
Inside the church

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Port de Belon

Port de Belon Brittany

The old town of Quimperle

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Concarneau market fresh grapes

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Quimper old building

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