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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
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
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
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.
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