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Mont Saint-Michel

Mont St Michel

93 km from the Grand Domaine Bagnoles de l'Orne

 

At the border of Brittany and Normandy, the Mont Saint-Michel is a granite island dominated by a medieval abbey. It was one of the first sites listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site and is one of teh most instantly recognisable sites in France.

 

It overlooks a wide bay famous for its tides - "faster than a galloping horse" - and quicksand.

 

More information on the  Mont Saint-Michel website

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