Day trip

From Paris: Full-Day Mont Saint-Michel Guided Tour

Activity provider: ParisCityVision
Day trip

From Paris: Full-Day Mont Saint-Michel Guided Tour

Activity provider: ParisCityVision
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From US$ 171.35 per person

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Discover the history and culture of Normandy as you travel from Paris to the village of Mont Saint-Michel. On this full-day tour you will visit the village’s medieval buildings and enjoy the beauty of the French landscape as you drive through the region.

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Duration 14 hours
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  • Enjoy the scenery as you drive through the French countryside from Paris to Mont Saint-Michel
  • Learn about the history of Normandy with its many invasions and wars
  • Visit the Abbey and admire the Gothic buildings in the village
Full description

On this full-day tour from Paris, you will discover Mont Saint-Michel, a traditional Norman village.

On the drive through Normandy, your guide will recount the rich history of the region marked by invasions, first by the Romans and then the Barbarians, before the region was fought over in the Hundred Years’ War. You will tour the famous Abbey and admire the Gothic buildings built on top of each other over the centuries, such as the Cloister and the Monks’ dining hall.

You will then be free to stroll around the village and let yourself be taken back to the medieval atmosphere in its narrow paved streets.

  • Transportation in a luxury air-conditioned coach
  • Entrance ticket to the abbey
  • Services of a licensed multilingual guide, earphones
  • Guided visit of the Abbey
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch or drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of Hotel Pullman Paris Tour Eiffel. Your guide will hold a sign with 'Pariscityvision' written on it.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • A warm coat is recommended during the winter period and a raincoat during summer. A good pair of walking/flat shoes are also recommended
  • People with walking difficulties will not be able to reach the Abbey (many steps)
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 168 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
  • Organization

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The trip out & back was nice and smooth, and the rest stops actually very nice (by US standards). The guide did a good job leading us through the abbey and giving us information about Normandy during the drive there. My only negative about the experience was that our guide also had to wrangle all of the unguided tour members on the same bus and many of them either could not understand the instructions that she was providing, or did not listen when she provided them. (There were about 20 guided tour individuals, and at least 3x that unguided.) We went in January, so it was relatively quiet, but in busier times it could be harder to get around. There weren't many options to sit down and eat since it was the off season, so if you go in winter be sure to immediately go eat if you want to and then walk around after. Otherwise the places will be closed. We didn't feel rushed at all, but also didn't try to sit down for a meal during the free time.

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March 26, 2023

The lady who guided our tour was excellent. Bus stop at the right time for a washroom break. The rest area is extremely busy so expect a long lineup at the washroom. Mont St. Michel brings you back in the Medieval time, as if you were on the set of Lord of the Rings. The story behind it was interesting too.

March 26, 2023

Straight forward instructions for where to meet. Long bus ride. Shuttle to the island. Tourguide provided good details but there were some times when there was considerable static (bus ride), or when the stone construction at the village prevented transmission of the guide’s presentation. Even so, the tour was exceptional and of course the location was breathtaking.

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March 26, 2023

Product ID: 10754