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Go back in time and visit Mont Saint Michel. First settled by man in the year 709 this mountainous island has a charming medieval village and is crowned by a beautiful Abbey fortress that is dedicated to Saint Michael the Archangel. The whole island is classified by UNESCO as a world heritage site and it hasn’t changed much since the Middle Ages!
For centuries the Mont Saint-Michel has been the focus of pilgrims from all over the world. Travelling from near and far, they would sometimes walk for weeks to see this beautiful island and visit the Abbey at it’s peak. It was and remains a one of a kind site to visit in France and throughout the world. Luckily today we don’t have to walk as much to enjoy it!
Join our small group tour and enjoy a comfortable ride from central Paris right to the island. As you walk through the medieval streets your guide will share stories and legends about this amazing one of a kind island town. Once inside the Abbey you will be able to explore at your own pace, with an audio-guide. You’ll also enjoy free time to explore the village and eat lunch in one of the many great restaurants available.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOUR : - The Village: Built up at the foot of the monastery the original inhabitants chose this spot for it’s safety and in order to trade with pilgrims on their way to pray to Saint Michael. - The Abbey: The construction started in the 700’s and continued through the 1200’s. Entrance tickets into the Abbey as well as an audio-guide are included in our tour price. - Apple Cider Tasting: Normandy is known for it’s wonderful apple production and we’ll make a special stop and let you taste some of the famous Cider, Pommeau and Calvados. - Small group: You will be in a group with no more than 8 people and your guide! So individual attention and quality time with your guide can be guaranteed. - Comfortable A/C Van: You’ll ride in comfort a all of our minivans are brand new! - Live Guide: Learn the legends and history of Mont Saint Michel from our professional guide who will be happy to answer any questions you have. - Audio-guide: Inside of the Monastery you’ll be able to use an audio-guide so that you have greater freedom to wander and focus on the parts that interest you the most.
Arc Of Triomphe, Paris (address provided on voucher)
Returns to original departure point
Small Group Tour
Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Entry/Admission - Abbaye du Mont-Saint-Michel
Guaranteed to skip the lines
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Small Group Tour limited to 8 people
Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
Minimum age is 7 years
Not wheelchair accessible
Near public transportation
Most travelers can participate
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
We had a lovely tour to Mont Saint Michel. Only 4 in the tour all up including my wife and I. Our tour guide Oli/Olivier was great. Easy to talk to, knowledgeable and accommodating. The small group tour was so much better than a big...More
I finally made the pilgrimage to Mont Saint Michele. Our guide, Antoine, skillfully guided us to the top of the mont to enjoy the abbey and view. It’s a long drive from Paris but well worth the time. Remember comfortable walking shoes and a jacket....More
What an awe-inspiring sight when you first come upon the view of Mont Saint-Michel in the distance - worth the travel time! Claire was a fabulous guide, and we really loved spending the day with her, during our small group tour. Yes, there is a...More
Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Maria S
Claire_Fabre, Guest Relations Manager at Blue Fox Travel - Blue Bike Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
I can’t thank you enough for your kind review of Blue Fox Travel and your tour guide Claire.
We’re so happy your visit of the Mont Saint-Michel went so smoothly.
You’re the best, Maria. Thank you again for sharing such a positive experience....More
We had a great time on the day trip to mont saint-Michel. The weather held up which was great visiting the Abby and the view of the island is incredible. Our tour guide Oliver was also fantastic he really knows his stuff and is very...More
We had a wonderful day out, around 12 hours in total, to see Mont Saint- Michel in a very comfortable mini bus. (8 people) Our guide Olivier, skilfully drove us out of Paris, 7 am start on the road to Normandy. There was a coffee...More
Response from Petunia S | Reviewed this property |
I am sure that with a small group tour, you maximize your free time. We had a little less than four hours there, so maybe three hours on our own? Everyone must line up for shuttles from the parking lot to the mount, and... More
I am sure that with a small group tour, you maximize your free time. We had a little less than four hours there, so maybe three hours on our own? Everyone must line up for shuttles from the parking lot to the mount, and these take a little time, and then we got a mini group tour and brief lecture before we explored on our own. I would have preferred another hour, but we had time to see the abbey & stop for lunch at La Mere Poulard before we needed to rejoin the group. By the time we got back to Paris, we had been gone 12 hours, so you cannot reasonably expect more free time for a one-day excursion. Highly recommended!