Region
in Normandy
Heritage & History
Countryside

Spend a memorable day exploring the mythical Mont Saint Michel!

 

How to get there

This tour starts in Avranches, near Mont Saint Michel. You may take a train or a bus from Paris. 

If you stay in the area, we may also meet you directly in Mt St Michel parking lots. 

Mont Saint Michel is one of the most visited sites in France and many travelers are caught in the crowds. We will plan your day for you to enjoy this unique site at its best. ppen in the morning or in the afternoon.  

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Duration
1 day
Price
US$ 730
Per traveler, including taxes,
based on double occupancy.

Step by step

Paris Mont Saint Michel

Walk Bare feet in Mont Saint Michel Bay

  • In the morning, you will follow a local guide, specialized in nature and bird watching. He will take you, together with his dog, to a walk bare feet to Mont Saint Michel Bay. This quick-sand area is forbidden to travelers without a guide. 
  • You will walk around the village itself, then to a huge rock called Tombelaine, from which you will get a unique view over Mont Saint Michel village. 
  • The walk will also be the occasion to introduce you to the area wildlife and very special ecosystem. You will picnic with your guide on top of the rock. 

walking tou mt st michel

Explore Mont Saint Michel Village & Abbey

  • In the afternoon, a guide who actually lived on Mont Saint Michel Village (about 200 inhabitants) will take you to the narrowest streets and introduce you to the history and architecture of the town.
  • Your tour will end at the top of Mt St Michel, inside the Abbey. 
  • You will learn about St Michael and the daemon and also about several myths about this very special fortified town. 

mont saint michel guide

This is a perfect insider’s tour of Mont Saint Michel, avoid most of the group tour crowds. 

This Day Tour includes:

- A Private English Speaking Guide for a 3 hours walk in Mt St Michel Bay

- A Picnic Lunch and Drinks

- A Private English Speaking Guide for a 2 hours tour to the village and the Abbey

It does not include:

- Transportation

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Our Travelers’ Reviews

Tony
The organisation and friendliness of the places we stayed was outstanding. We travel a lot and this was a delightful experience that we can't wait to do again. I could not recommend more highly the professionalism in the booklets which are a long term reminder of a most memorable time. We travelled from NZ a long way for just two weeks but it was …
Paul
My wife and I had our travel plans created by Emilie at "France Just For You," a personal travel planner, Our trip was seamless as everything was prepared by FJFY: car rental pickup, B&B #1, detailed maps and activities, B&B 2, train to Paris, hotel, tours . . . . it was simply amazing! FJFY creates a customized tour book for your entire trip, it …
Lynne & Jeff
In 2013 I had 2 big reasons to plan a trip to France: a new grand baby boy in Avignon, and I wanted to surprise my husband with a trip to Normandy. He absolutely loves anything and everything he can find to read or watch that is related to WWII. So, I started exploring online for a custom tour designer that could put together a great itinerary for …

Our Travelers’ Photos

Kelsey
from the US
With her hosts at the B&B in the Loire Valley
Trea & Anna
From the US
In a little town in Provence
Mike & Lynda
from the US
Wine Tasting in Bordeaux
Teresa & Jim
From Australia
In the Basque Country
Patty
from the US
In Villeneuve les Avignon, Provence
Tonia & Peter
from Canada
on the Pyla sandbar near Bordeaux
Judy & Rich
from the US
in Giverny, Normandy
Jill, Wayne & Varenne (the dog)
from the US
Enjoying Mont Saint Michel away from the crowds, Normandy
Steffi & Jeff
in Chenonceau castle....romantic !
Beth, Moira & Ron from USA
Enjoying a Wine Tasting in Burgundy
Kathy & Bill
From the US
Biking in Burgundy for a day - near Chateau de la Rochepot
Alan & Lucelle
From South Africa
In Mont Saint Michel at the border between Brittany & Normandy