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From Bayeux: Full-Day Mont Saint-Michel Tour

1. From Bayeux: Full-Day Mont Saint-Michel Tour

The Mont Saint Michel is an island off the coast of Normandy in the English Channel, and sees some of the biggest tides in Europe. The first church was built on the mount in 709 at the request of Archange Michael. The construction of the Mont Saint-Michel Abbey as we know it today was finished in the 13th and 14th centuries. Those hundreds of years of architectural prowesses have left us with a magnificent monument, now referred as the “Wonder of the Western World” and deemed a UNESCO world heritage site. Travel with a friendly driver and professional English-speaking guide from Bayeux to the Mont Saint Michel, which you will access via shuttle across the bridge in accordance with local requirements. Head to the very top of the mount and enter the abbey. The history of its construction will be explained in detail, while you marvel at stunning views of the surrounding bay. After visiting the abbey, explore the town at your own pace and pick up some souvenirs for friends and family. Your guide will suggest some great restaurants for lunch, suitable for all budgets. At the end of the tour, your chauffeur will take you back to your original meeting point in Bayeux.

Mont-Saint-Michel: Private Full Day Tour from Caen or Bayeux

2. Mont-Saint-Michel: Private Full Day Tour from Caen or Bayeux

Enjoy a guided day trip to this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at its coastal, Gothic splendor. Start your day with pickup in Caen or Bayeux at 9 AM, or straight off the train from Paris. Your knowledgeable, expert guide will tell you the story of the island during your journey before arriving at Mont-Saint-Michel by 10.30 AM. Take time to visit the village and explore its ancient cobblestone streets. Head to the top to discover the Abbey in all its glory. Look in wonder at a structure dating back to 708 AD. Pause for a delicious gourmet lunch in the island's best restaurant. Enjoy a walk on the bay, admiring the view of Mont-Saint-Michel from the ground. Next, experience an afternoon visit to Avranches and its medieval manuscripts, and stop at the bell-making factory in Villedieu les Poêles. Finally, sit back and relax for your journey back to Caen, Bayeux, or your train, arriving back at around 7PM.

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Mon St Michel was a very interesting and a must visit if in the area. Our guide Steven was very knowledgeable and patient as we explored the abbey and village. We had a great time.

What a great experience traveling to Mount St. Michel! Our guide was a great driver and informative as he guided us through the Abbey! A must excursion when in the Normandy area!

We ended up with a private tour as there was only 2 of us. Steven was attentive and shared a lot of historical information. He adhered to a schedule but we never felt rushed.

Stephen was a wonderful guide. his knowledge of the area and history was appreciated. He didn't rush anyone but did keep us moving. I highly recommend Stephen.

Take the tour bud to mint st michel? Perfect a king of time. Steven, our guide, was great.