Mont Saint Michel

A French village in Normandy, Mont Saint Michel is unusually built on a rocky islet surrounded by a magnificent bay. In the middle of the sand, like a jewel in its box, Mont Saint Michel is the third most popular tourist destination in France, after the Eiffel Tower and the Palace of Versailles. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, this place attracts visitors from across the world.

Mont Saint Michel - a French wonder

This unique site is one of the most extraordinary religious buildings. This site contains various museums: the Ocean and Ecology Museum, where you can see a collection of 250 old model boats, the History Museum, which uses restored dungeons and wax figures to retrace 1300 years of history at Mont Saint Michel and the monk masons, the Archeoscope Museum, which tells the story of the construction of this unique monument through a multi-media show. The Logis Tiphaine is a former residence. You will also find the Abbey of Mont Saint Michel (a religious site with an exceptional collection of buildings that show the various styles of the Middle Ages).

Treat yourself to an unforgettable day-trip or mini-break to Mont Saint Michel during your holiday at Le Fanal


Come and discover the secrets of this unique village, built for the Glory of God. Whether you’re with your family, partner or friends, you’re sure to have a wonderful time. Most importantly, don’t forget to watch a performance of one of the biggest tides in continental Europe. This natural event is a must-see. The phenomenon can be witnessed comfortably from the Mont, the western terrace, ramparts or the new bridge walkway. Watching the sea rise at incredible speeds is an exciting moment that all ages can enjoy together.

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