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Back to Middle Ages

Beautiful door serve as a entry to mont saint Michel proper. I'm not quite sure, but it looks like... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Krakow, Poland
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Great start.

Great start to a great visit. The entrance was good before the Main Street of shops took over... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2016
Greystones, Ireland
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

Impressive and monumental entrance on the tiny rocky fortified island of Mont Saint-Michel. A perfect beginning of the visit.

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful door serve as a entry to mont saint Michel proper. I'm not quite sure, but it looks like typical medieval construction, very picturesque.

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Reviewed 23 October 2016

This seems to be a meeting point for school groups, tour groups and friends who lost each other in the abbey! But the architecture is interesting and walking through that arch you know you have made it to Mont St Michel. All you have to...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Great start to a great visit. The entrance was good before the Main Street of shops took over. There was security at the gate which is good but sad it has to be there.

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

When we attended Mont Saint Michel this year we frequently reminded each other to think of all those who passed this way before us. This door is witness to a great deal of the history of Western civilization. The crowds should not distract you from...More

Thank JamesII
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a beautiful entrance, but be prepared for extreme crowds when you try to enter or exit. It can be a bit claustrophobic. It was a bit nerve wracking with children.

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 27 July 2016

lovely opening to the small city. very crowded at best of times but a beautiful site to visit. worth the detour.

Thank Claire C
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

EXPECT crowds!! Only the Eiffel tower has more visiters !! Monte St Michelle is the 2nd most visited attraction in France The only loo"s are just inside this 1st gateway/arch OR lot higher just before entrance to actual Abbey Only the Abbey is a religious...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2016

As you continue your ascent you'll come across this impressive main entrance. Take your time to take it all in otherwise you'll tire out (depending on your normal physical state) especially in hot weather. Lovely history.

1  Thank Scott D
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Yep... maybe it's just a gate and if you were none the wiser, may wonder why people take selfies here (at least I did)! This is the entry towards Mont-St-Michel so whilst you may only want to spend 5 minutes here, and no doubt are...More

1  Thank Shawn B
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