Mont Saint Michel is a magnificent UNESCO World Heritage site located on an island just off the coast of Lower Normandy in northern France. It is best known as the site of the spectacular and well-preserved Norman Benedictine Abbey of St Michel at the peak of the rocky island, and surrounded by winding streets and a medieval architecture. It is one of the most visited tourist attraction in France and the most recognisable sight in a Normandy.
The following is the Location of the Mont Saint Michel in the western part of Lower Normandy in the North of France.
Mont-St-Michel top sights
The top sights in Mont-St-Michel include:
- Norman Benedictine Abbey of St Michel
- Ramparts: large towers surrounding the town including the Tour de l’Arcade
- Grande Rue: cobbled street with the fortified Porte du Roy
- Musée Historique: museum home to a 14th century monk bath
- Logis Tiphanie: once home to the Chief of the King’s army
- Archeoscope: home to a large model of Mont St Michel
- Eglise St-Pierre: 11th century church with a silver statue of St-Michel
- Chapelle St-Aubert: small 15th century chapel
Mont-St-Michel best hotels
Some of Mont-St-Michel best hotels include:
- Auberge Saint Pierre, 3 Stars Hotel
- Le Relais Du Roy, 3 Stars Hotel
- Mouton Blanc, 2 Stars Hotel
- Formule Verte, 2 Stars Hotel
- Mere Poulard, 3 Stars Hotel
The following is a selection of some of Mont-St-Michel best photographs including some of the most important sites such as the Benedictine Abbey, the Ramparts, the Grande Rue and the Musée Historique.
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The following is an HD Film about the best of Mont-St-Michel which include some of the most important sites such as the Benedictine Abbey, the Ramparts, the Grande Rue and the Musée Historique.