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  2. Ile-de-France
  3. Paris
  4. Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel: Full–Day Bay Tour from Paris

Product ID: 138173
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There are few places in the world more spellbinding than the monastery and island commune of Mont Saint Michel in Normandy. Take a high–speed train from Paris to make the most of this spectacular landscape.
About this activity
Duration 14.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Travel by high-speed train to extend your exploration time
  • Take a walk out into the bay of Mont Saint Michel
  • Discover Mont Saint-Michel Abbey
  • Enjoy a 45–minute guided tour of Mont Saint-Michel village
Full description
Meet your guide in Montparnasse station in central Paris, and hop on the first high–speed train out of the city. From Rennes, take a private minibus to Mont Saint Michel. Led by a specially–trained naturalist guide, kick off your shoes and walk out onto the tidal flat to discuss the unique environment surrounding Mont Saint Michel, and even see some of the dreaded quicksand.

Enjoy stunning views of the village and monastery before a 2–hour tour of the Medieval city streets and fortified walls. Discover the colorful history of this tiny, but strategically-important community. 

After a break for lunch, head inside the Abbey to soak in the Gothic architecture and its history. Afterwards, you might just want to conquer the village yourself. At the end of the tour, hop back on the bus, then train, for the journey back to Paris.
Includes
  • High-speed trains and private minibus transfer to and from Mont Saint-Michel
  • Skip–the–line ticket to Abbey with audio guide
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick–up and drop off
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet in front of Le Paris Montparnasse Cafe. 43 Avenue du Maine, Paris.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Baby strollers
Know before you go
• Unfortunately, this tour is not suitable for guests with mobility impairments, in wheelchairs or with strollers
• This tour only operates in English
• Please note, the order of sites visited will depend on the tides; in cases of unusually high tides, a tour of the bay will not be possible
• The tour of the bay will be done barefoot; it is recommended that you bring a small towel and a bag or backpack in which to put your shoes during that section of the tour
• A jacket is highly recommended, even in the summer
• While exploring the bay you may be required to wade through sand, clay, and water
• Please note that the meeting time is 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time; refunds or re-bookings cannot be provided for late arrivals after tour commencement or departure
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 13 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.4/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.5/5

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Product ID: 138173