Leave Paris early (7h30 am), drive West towards the town of Caen in Normandy then down South to the Mont-Saint-Michel on the border with Brittany
The granite island, 80 meters high in the middle of a bay forms a monumental and picturesque sight with its village houses huddled close together and encircled by walls and on top, the old abbey founded in 708 with its gothic "Marvel". During equinoxes, watch the highest tides in Europe rising, according to a legend evoked by Victor Hugo, with the speed of a running horse.
Known as a Marvel of the Western World, the monument and its site are also now classified World Heritage sites by UNESCO.
Private guided tour of the abbey and enjoy free time on to explore the island, do some shopping and have lunch.
- Pick-up from your hotel or apartment in Paris with a deluxe car or van
- English speaking licensed guide
- Private tour "à la carte" (no mixed group), duration: 12-13h
- entrance fees and guided tour of the abbey included