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Mont Saint Michel Day Trip from Paris

Paris, Île-de-France, France

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  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • All entrance fees included

Overview

You’ll be picked up from a central Paris meeting point or your hotel (depending on option selected) in the early morning to begin your full-day adventure to Mont St-Michel. Sit back and enjoy the views on the long coach drive north through the beautiful Normandy countryside.
Arrive at Mont St-Michel in the late morning for your guided walking tour of this iconic attraction, perched on a rocky island amid a vast bay and encircled by stout ramparts and battlements. After fueling up with lunch and refreshments (included), follow your expert guide or at your own pace (depending on option selected)  on a walk to the top of the hilly village, where you’ll then travel back in time as you enter the fascinating abbey.
Now a UNESCO World Heritage site, Mont St-Michel was a major cultural and pilgrimage center during the Middle Ages. Legend has it that the abbey was founded in the 8th century, when Aubert, the bishop of Avranches, was visited by the Archangel Michael in a dream. To this day the abbey is still crowned by a gilded copper statue of Michael slaying a dragon, symbolizing the triumph of good over evil.
See the abbey’s remarkable cloister and refectory, and view how the ramparts have been added to support the Gothic monastery over the centuries. You’ll also hear about this attraction's most well-known and alluring feature: the extreme tides. At low tide, the island can be surrounded by bare sand for miles, but at high tide — barely six hours later — the water swells up and fills the bay, surrounding the entire island.
After your tour, you’re free to wander the village around Mont St-Michel on your own. Walk around the abbey's ramparts, browse the shops along the main street, visit the island's museums, and watch the sea rush in from the Atlantic and surround Mont St-Michel at high tide.
You will spend approximately four hours at Mont St-Michel before departing on your relaxing drive back to Paris.

Please select the below option you wish to attend:
  • With a guide and have the Abbaye Ticket and lunch included with a departure at 7.15am from our central located agency
  • With a guide and have the Abbaye Ticket and lunch included with a departure at 6.30am from any hotel or residence inside Paris ( Zip code must start by 75)
  • With a return ticket to Mont St Michel at your own pace including Abbaye entrance Ticket with a departure at 7.15am from our central located agency

Itinerary

Sample lunch menu: Restaurant Relais St-Michel

Starter:
Traditional omelette

Main course:
Salmon with rice and vegetables

Dessert:
Apple Pie

Drinks:
One bottle of cider per six people
One bottle of mineral water per six people
One tea or coffee per person

Information

Includes:
  • By selecting the appropriate option, you could either attend Mont Saint Michel Tour :
    1. With a Professional guide and have the Abbaye Ticket and lunch with one drink included and a departure at 7.15am from our central located agency
    2. With a guide and have the Abbaye Ticket and lunch included with one drink and a departure at 6.30am from any hotel or residence inside Paris ( Zip code must start by 75)
    3. With a return ticket to Mont St Michel at your own pace including Abbaye entrance Ticket  and free time for lunch with a departure at 7.15am from our central located agency
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Entrance fee to Mont St-Michel
Excludes:
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • You will spend approximately 4 hours at Mont St-Michel; the journey from Paris is between 4 and 5 hours each way
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved, including a number of steps and uphill paths to get to the abbey.
  • Not recommended for anyone with mobility difficulties
  • Good walking shoes are recommended
  • This tour takes place all year round and in all weather conditions. Please dress appropriately.
  • By selecting the appropriate option, you could either attend Mont Saint Michel Tour :
  • With a Professional guide and have the Abbaye Ticket and lunch with one drink included and a departure at 7.15am from our central located agency
  • With a guide and have the Abbaye Ticket and lunch included with one drink and a departure at 6.30am from any hotel or residence inside Paris ( Zip code must start by 75)
  • With a return ticket to Mont St Michel at your own pace including Abbaye entrance Ticket  and free time for lunch with a departure at 7.15am from our central located agency

Meeting Point

Pyramides, central Paris

Hotel pickup available from centrally located Paris hotels (ZIP codes 75001-75020) if this option has been selected
Departure Time:
Standard tour departs from central departure point at 7:15am.

Tour with hotel pickup departs at 6:30am. If you have selected this option, hotel pickups will commence prior to this time.
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point at approximately 9:15pm
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