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Saint Michel Normandy




Saint Michel Normandy more photos and guide of our recent visit to this famous medieval town. The photos take you on a walk round the ramparts.

Saint Michel ramparts

Le Mont Saint Michel manche Normandy

The view across the bay from the walls at Mont Saint Michel is well worth the climb up all those steps.You can watch the tide come rushing in check the times. You can also look the other way into the old streets below.

There are several cafes and restaurants plus a few gift shops on the ramparts. So you can get a coffee without going down the steps.

In the photo below you can see a group of people taking the walk across the bay.You must take a guide there is a fast tide plus quicksand.This party had just started the walk it was a warm day but it was the first week in October.So the sea must have been cold it not high on my list of things to do.

Saint Michel Normandy walk across the bay

Le Mont Saint Michel walk acroos the bay Manche Normandy

The Walls give you a great view of the bay


Le Mont Saint Michel steps Manche Normandy

You do need to be fairly fit to manage all the steps but it is worth it

Map of the area

Saint Michel walls La Manche  Normandy

Les Terrasses Poulard Hotel Le Mont-Saint-Michel Normandy

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


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The ramparts

Le Mont Saint Michel la Manche  Normandy

The view over the bay

Le Mont Saint Michel bay la Manche  Normandy

One of the hotels

Le Mont Saint Michel steps la Manche  Normandy

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    Situated in the Minervois and bordering the Corbiere wine regions, this former vigneron estate dates back to the 1600s and is built in the traditional stone typical of the region.

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    The top of the Mont Saint Michel

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    Le Mont Saint Michel

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    Le Mont Saint Michel

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    Le Mont Saint Michel post office

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    Steps at Saint Michel

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    St Malo cafe in the old part of the town

    St malo shop Brittany

    St Malo narrow street

    St malo street Brittany

    Vitre Castle

    Vitre castle Brittany

    Dinard bay Brittany

    Dinard boat

    Dinard is not to far away it is a nice 1930 style resort

    Honfleur Harbour

    Honfleur harbour

    Le Vivier sur Mer cottage

     Le Vivier sur Mer

    Cancale

    Cancale

    Boats in the estuary at Port de Belon

    Port de Belon Brittany

    The old town of Quimperle

    Quimperle Brittany

    Moelan sur Mer

     Moelan sur Mer Brittany

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     Rosporden Brittany

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     Port Manech Brittany

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     Pont Croix Brittany

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