"AN AMAZING SIGHT!" Mont Saint Michel by balhannah

Mont Saint Michel Travel Guide: 304 reviews and 1,005 photos

Mont St. Michel, nothing prepares you for your 1st sighting, and later, the sheer size!

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DOMFRONT and BAGNOLES-DE-L-ORNE

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:An interesting religious site
  • Cons:Lots and Lots of steps to the top
  • In a nutshell:Wow!
  • Last visit to Mont Saint Michel: May 2011
  • Intro Updated Aug 23, 2012
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  • jojes's Profile Photo
    Mar 15, 2013 at 7:50 AM

    Beautiful pictures. They take me back to the time we've been there a coulpe of years ago.
    Absolutely worth visiting again.

  • Regina1965's Profile Photo
    Mar 13, 2013 at 4:28 PM

    I must say like Giampiero, wow, what an amazing place.

  • giampiero6's Profile Photo
    May 29, 2012 at 4:11 PM

    Wow. Magnificent pics!

  • starship's Profile Photo
    May 29, 2012 at 3:19 PM

    It's been many, many years since I visited Mont St. Michel. Thanks for all the great pictures which remind me of how unique it is. Ironically there is a similar place named St. Michael's Mount near Cornwall, England that looks so similar!

  • garridogal's Profile Photo
    May 16, 2012 at 1:01 PM

    I so want to go here! Did you buy a gargoyle?

  • toonsarah's Profile Photo
    Mar 11, 2012 at 5:31 AM

    I have always wanted to see Mont St Michel but to date have never made it here. it looks very busy but I can see why, as it's a spectacular place! I have never seen gargoyles for sale before - were you tempted ot buy one?!! I love the views from the West Terrace, and the distant view of the Mont itself :-)

  • Trekki's Profile Photo
    Jan 7, 2012 at 3:06 AM

    Wow, the views from the distance are quite spectacular, especially with the land and the hay balls in front! Haha, laughed about the gargoyles for sale, I might.... consider :-) Lovely cloister yes and I find it fascinating how they got the goods up the hill!

  • GentleSpirit's Profile Photo
    Oct 31, 2011 at 4:30 AM

    A place Ive always wanted to see but never got around to. This looks excellent!

  • evaanna's Profile Photo
    Oct 24, 2011 at 1:33 AM

    That's a great place to visit. I only visited its equivalent - St Michael's Mount in Cornwall. But there the causeway gets flooded and then you have to take a boat to get to the castle. Loved your pictures!

  • pfsmalo's Profile Photo
    Aug 30, 2011 at 7:12 AM

    Nice assembly of pics and tips of the Mount Dee, well done.

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