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From Paris: Full-Day Mont Saint Michel Tour

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From Paris: Full-Day Mont Saint Michel Tour

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Experience the magic of Mont Saint Michel with your informative guide before visiting the abbey at your own leisure and enjoying a delicious lunch.

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Duration 14 hours
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  • Enjoy this guided tour from Paris to admire the mesmerizing Mont Saint Michel
  • Sit back and relax with round-trip transportation by private coach from Paris
  • Hear captivating commentary throughout the day from your passionate guide
  • Immerse yourself with the audio guide in the history of this isolated hunk of granite
  • Have ample free time to explore Mont Saint Michel at your own pace
  • Marvel at the astonishing spectacle of tide variations in the surrounding bay
Full description
From Paris, board a private bus to the island of Mont Saint Michel. On the journey, listen as your guide provides interesting stories from the history of the abbey. Follow your guide on an orientation tour to ensure you see the most important attractions, including the hilltop Abbey of Mont Saint Michel. Enjoy a few hours at your leisure to explore the abbey and soak up the splendor of its interior with an audio guide tour, or stroll in the picturesque streets. Choose from a variety of lunch options ranging from dining rooms with rustic meat to sophisticated restaurants with bay view terraces specializing in seafood. Or, stop by one of the Mont Saint Michel's creperies to feast on galettes (buckwheat pancakes) with Normandy cider. In the late afternoon, board the bus for a return journey to Paris.
  • Round-trip transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Mont Saint Michel Abbey entry
  • Audio guide
  • Expert English-speaking guide
  • Orientation tour of the island
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 15 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts
  • All participants must also bring a valid government-issued photo ID (e.g. passport, driver's license, etc)

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Meeting point

Meet in front of the main entrance to the Architecture Museum at Palais de Chaillot, at the junction of Place du Trocadero and Avenue du President Wilson.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Baby strollers

Know before you go

  • This is a small-group tour for 25 people or fewer
  • This tour involves a fair amount of walking and stairs
  • Entry into the abbey requires a strict dress code covering the knees and shoulders for both men and women
  • The local tour operator cannot be held responsible for refused entry due to improper dress
  • Please note that from July 21st 2021, all public venues in France will require visitors over the age of 12 years old to present a “Health Pass” and a valid ID, proving that you are fully vaccinated (with an EMA-approved vaccine), OR that you have been tested (PCR or antigen) with a negative result within the last 48 hours, OR that you have recovered from COVID-19, attested by a PCR or antigen test result, at least 15 days and no more than 6 months old. Passes can be digital or in paper form (proof of vaccination or test result). They must be presented in English or French
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4.6 /5

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We were able to stay in Mont Saint Michel for about 4 hours and we were able to fully enjoy it. The galette shop recommended by Guyto was also delicious. Everything went on time and it was a very solid tour. Although it is an English tour, the audio guide of the monastery was able to be borrowed in Japanese, so it was easier to understand.

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September 20, 2021

The bus ride to and from is quite long. Most people on our tour chose to sleep, but if you want to read be sure to bring your own light. The bus is small and does not offer overhead lights for reading, nor does it offer a bathroom like a big tour bus. They may use the big buses during the high tourist seasons, but not in November when its so cold outside. Also, be prepared to walk a lot of stairs. And by a lot I mean hundreds and hundreds. Do not underestimate the amount of walking & climbing you will do on this tour or you will be sorry. It is very much worth the exercise, but be prepared for a serious workout.

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November 14, 2019

We had a small group to begin with(5) and this helped us to start the tour early and also finish with quite a bit of time on our hands. It was a long drive to Mont St Michel but our guide Nathan regaled us with the Normandy history and subsequently the history of Mont St Michel, with a lot of interesting tidbits. We were also really lucky to have a nice sunny day which helped us to explore without any issue. In my opinion, the grandness of the Abbey is mostly on the outside as inside it was quite stark and nothing really notable. The little town was quite interesting and I had a good Norman meal at one of the local restaurants which was delicious! Overall, the trip was really good and well managed. Kudos!

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November 5, 2019

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