What's in our tour?
Mont Saint Michel is a tidal rock island crowned by a lofty medieval abbey, set against a dramatic seascape and some of the fastest tides in the world.
It ranks among France’s Top Ten Icons, and was a source of visual inspiration for The Lord of the Rings.
This Mont St Michel day trip starts in Paris. It includes plenty of time at the site, plus a scenic drive through the Normandy countryside, and a guide to give you the necessary context. It can also include lunch.
You will explore and photograph the island and the abbey, and admire the bay and the sealine. And you might also walk the seashore, or else shop for select souvenirs to take home. Mont Saint Michel will give you lasting memories to cherish
- Day trip (destination A to B)
- Comprehensive tour by coach
- Professional guide – informative and friendly as per our selection
- entrance fees are all included
- gourmet lunch, with the famous Mont Saint Michel omelet (if you’ve selected the option)
Where and when?
This is a typical itinerary for this product:
Pass By: Abbaye du Mont-Saint-Michel, Mont-Saint-Michel, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
Your coach drives you to the island. You take in the view, and the air of the sea welcomes you. You start with lunch (check the itinerary here for more information).
Your guide then leads through the mysterious medieval village up to the top of the mount. Expect incredible views of the bay and the coast of Normandy.
Your guide adds context. She explains the extreme tides that isolate the island. She shows how the island was saved from getting landlocked by silt but a few years ago. She describes the fervor of the medieval pilgrims who visited the Benedictine island. Archangel Michael appeared here and ordered bishop Aubert to build a monastery here.
Pass By: Place des Pyramides, Paris, Ile-de-France
This Paris to mont St Michel day trip will show you one of the world’s top icons, and the atmosphere of Mont Saint Michel will make a lasting impression on you.
This day-long activity originating in central Paris will transport you to picture-perfect Normandy coast, and a unique UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Pass By: Baie du Mont St Michel, Mont-Saint-Michel, Manche, Basse-Normandie, Normandy
The 4 hours you will spend at Mont Saint Michel will give you ample time to explore the seaside, the medieval village with a population of 46, the shops, the museums and nature, at leisure.