From 206 € / person

(if 2 persons minimum)

Price details

  • This offer includes:
    • Saturday night in a hotel **
    • Saturday’s dinner
    • Sunday’s breakfast
    • Crossing of the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel – with a guide (3h)
    • Visit of the Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel (1h)
  • This offer excludes:
    • Saturday’s lunch (optional)
    • Sunday’s lunch
    • Drinks
    • Insurances
    • Options

Epic weekend
at the Mont Saint-Michel

Unearth the beauty of the Mont-Saint-Michel
and meet local treasures

During your weekend, you will discover one of the most beautiful places in France: the Mont-Saint-Michel. You will follow only trails recommended by locals. Away from crowded areas, you will go along the Bay of the Mont-Saint-Michel, visit wild and unique places, facing the Marvel of the Western World.

Activities

  • Saturday
    • Visit of Avranches
    • Visit of Genêts and Bec d’Andaine
    • Guided crossing of the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel
  • Sunday
    • Visit of the Abbey of the Mont-Saint-Michel (ticket included)
    • Free time for local shopping

Accomodation

  • Saturday: Hotel** in the Mont-Saint-Michel

Catering

  • Saturday: fine dinner inside the Mont-Saint-Michel

Added options

  • Traditional lunch in Avranches on Saturday: 25€/person (12€/child<12)
  • Visit of the Museum of the old manuscripts of Mont-Saint-Michel: 7€/person (5€/child<12)
  • Photo-reportage with a professional (60mn): 60€
  • Rental car: 55€/2 days

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Discover the Marvel of the Western World…

Authentic and original visits

…through places only locals know…

Local cuisine

…and taste one of the most famous cuisine of France

Saturday morning: Avranches, historic town

In the morning light, you will visit the historical town of Avranches. Through its cobbled streets, you will see typical houses and old churches. Saturday is also a perfect day to taste some local food at the traditional outdoor market.

You will try delicious apple juice and pear juice from Normandy. In fact, Normandy is well-known for its orchards and its special drinks such as Pommeau and Calvados. Salted caramels, buttered cookies and « galette saucisse » are also said to be the best local food.

You will go to the botanical garden and enjoy a panoramic view of the Bay of the Mont-Saint-Michel. You will enjoy this quiet place to contemplate the surroundings and take original pictures of the Mont-Saint-Michel.

Option: Traditional lunch

You will have lunch in a cozy restaurant, recommended by locals and our team, where you will taste sophisticated and generous cuisine.

Menu suggestion: Soufflé au fromage – Fish of the day – Pain perdu chocolat et noisettes – 25cl of wine

25 € / adult
12 € / child under 12

Saturday afternoon: Bucolic walk along the Bay of the Mont-Saint-Michel

After lunch, you will go to the tiny village of Genêts. There, you will have a perfect view of the bay of the Mont-Saint-Michel, surrounded by wild and colorful nature. You will spend your time either by walking along the bay or meeting local artists.

Depending on the season and the weather, you might be able to get closer to the famous sheeps of the Mont-Saint-Michel. Nearby here, you will stop at Bec d’Andaine, a beautiful place recommended by locals. In fact, in front of you, you will have the Mont-Saint-Michel, with nobody around, only birdsongs.

Option: Visit of the Museum of the old manuscripts of Mont-Saint-Michel

You will discover the History of the old manuscripts of Mont-Saint-Michel and appreciate the mix of historical and modern architecture inside the museum. You will go back in time from the Egyptian papyrus’ period to our modern ebooks generation. Adults and children will appreciate the visit.

7 € / adult
5 € / child under 12

Saturday at 5pm: Guided crossing of the Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel

Starting from 4-5pm, tourists start to leave the Mont-Saint-Michel so it is a perfect time to come and visit its cobbled streets and fortifications. At 5pm, you will cross its bay with a professional guide.

You will walk through quicksand, learn more about its unique ecosystem and the history of the pilgrims. Crossing the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel gives you a spectacular view of the marvel.

During the crossing, your guide will take you to the Mont-Tomblaine and share with you the History and Legends of this exceptional heritage.

He will also explain you how tides appear and he will give you an overview of the local fauna and flora. Hundreds of preserved birds live there. You might see seagulls, egrets and other migratory birds.

Saturday night: Unforgettable night inside the Mont-Saint-Michel

After a 3h walk, you will arrive at the Mont-Saint-Michel. At nightfall, you will have an intimate experience of the atmosphere. You will discover shiny and cobbled streets, quiet fortifications and be somewhere you have never been before.

You will enjoy a traditional dinner in the most famous restaurant of Mont-Saint-Michel, where La Mère Poulard, the well-known cook of France used to serve an « omelette soufflée » to the ancient pilgrims. Nowadays, the restaurant is visited by celebrities of the world. Would you recognize Woody Allen, Ernest Hemingway, or influential politicians in the pictures?

After dinner, you will spend your night inside Mont-Saint-Michel. We selected for you a charming and authentic room.

Sunday morning: Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel

After a generous breakfast, you will climb 80m and enter the stunning Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel. Inside, you will cross more than 20 rooms where granite vaults, fireplaces made of stones and old architecture take place. You will get closer to the golden archangel and enjoy an overhanging view of the Mont-Saint-Michel, from the top of it.

After your visit, you will go down and follow the rampart walk. We advise you to spend some time in the small gardens and observe seagulls.

Sunday afternoon: Free time for a walk or shopping

After your day spent in the island, you will cross the footbridge and get back to dry land. You will be able to come along the river Couesnon or do some local shopping.

You will find buttered cookies, local drinks such as « cidre normand » and « pommeau » and authentic nautical Bretons shirts, made by Saint-James.

Before leaving the region, you will stop at the Ancient mill of Moidrey, where they still make wheat flour.

In brief

My epic weekend at the Mont-Saint-Michel

  • Price / person:

    From 206€/person
    (if 2 persons minimum)

  • Duration:

    2 days and 1 night

  • Location:

    Mont-Saint-Michel
    UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • Local guiding:

    Included for the bay crossing
    Optional for the Abbey

  • Perfect for?

    Couples, family and friends
    From 1 to 4 persons

  • Topics:

    Genuine and historical tour
    Quietness of the island

During your weekend, you will discover the Mont-Saint-Michel and follow paths recommended by locals. You will explore wild, quiet and original places around. You will cross the bay of the Mont-Saint-Michel with a guide passionate by fauna and flora. To make your stay unforgettable, you will sleep inside the Mont-Saint-Michel and enjoy the tranquility of the island by night.

  • Le Mont-Saint-michel vu depuis le Mont Tomblaine

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Epic weekend at the Mont Saint-Michel

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