From 235 € / person

(if 2 persons minimum)

3 days / 2 nights

Local experience at the
Mont-Saint-Michel

Meet locals and explore unique places

If you want to go beyond the usual touristic spots of the Mont-Saint-Michel, then you will enjoy this local trip. You will go off the beaten tracks, discover unknown places and learn more about local customs. Come explore the Mont-Saint-Michel, its ancient architectures and genuine landscapes around.

Activities

  • Day 1
    • Walking tour at the Mont-Saint-Michel
    • Visit of the Abbey of the Mont-Saint-Michel
    • Meeting with a local craftsman
    • Guided tour at the Mont-Saint-Michel (optional
  • Day 2
    • Walking tour of Fougères
    • Free visit of the medieval castle of Fougères
    • French watchmaking with a professional
  • Day 3
    • Private tour of the medieval castle of Vitré
    • Walking tour of Vitré
    • Bike ride in the inland region (optional)
    • Free time: shopping and art galleries

Accomodation

  • Night 1: Beautiful guesthouse nearby the Mont-Saint-Michel
  • Night 2: Traditional guesthouse nearby Fougères

Catering

  • Day 1: dinner in a traditional restaurant
  • Day 2: generous lunch in a warm restaurant
  • Day 2: dinner in a cosy restaurant
  • Day 3: traditional lunch: galettes and crêpes

Added options

  • Storytelling tour at the Mont-Saint-Michel – Day 1 (2h30): 125€
  • Private photo-reportage with a professional – Day 2: 60€
  • Bike ride in Vitré – Day 3: 20€/person
  • Rental car: 90€/3 days

UNESCO World Heritage Site

Discover the Marvel of the Western World

Local cuisine

Taste delicious meals

Unique handicraft

Meet local artists and craftsmen

Day 1 – morning: Mont-Saint-Michel and its Abbey

Mont-Saint-Michel is one of those places in the world you keep on visiting and where wonder remains the same. Its unique architecture has been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979. As you walk along its narrow streets, you experience something unique.

The Mont-Saint-Michel is known as one of the marvels of the Western World, which is to say that thousands of explorers go and visit it every day. Early in the morning, you will experience the beauty of this unique place, as it is still quiet. You will walk around its fortifications, visit its Abbey and enjoy its indoor architecture.

Option: Storytelling tour at the Mont-Saint-Michel

This private tour will enable you to learn more about the history of the Mont-Saint-Michel. For 2h30, you will be visiting the most important spots of the Mont-Saint-Michel with a professional guide.  You will enter the Abbey and discover the life of the former pilgrims and the Benedictine monks. You will also have the chance to explore well the fauna and flora of the bay and learn more about the phenomenon of the tides.

125€ per visit

Day 1 – afternoon: Local experience

You will meet local farmers, craftsmen or artists who live nearby the Mont-Saint-Michel. They will share their time with you in order to make you discover their passion.

You will have the choice to visit a local farm or a traditional factory and learn more about their activities. Be ready to taste some local candies or local drinks.

At the end of the day, you will appreciate a traditional dinner in a warm restaurant. You will spend your night in a lovely guesthouse.

Day 2 – morning: Fougères and its fabulous castle

After a generous breakfast, you will discover Fougères and the biggest medieval castle of Europe.  You will be enjoying a nice walk inside this charming little town and inside its castle.

Rebuild at the 15th century, the castle is still in good shape and its architecture will make you go back in time, in the early Middle Ages.

For your meal, we selected for you one of the most appreciated restaurant of the town You will taste local cuisine, with a sip of exoticism coming from the Chef.

Day 2 – afternoon: Meet a local artisan, a moment out of time

You will meet a local artisan, really different from others. Passionate by valuable and old objects, he will make you discover the secrets of French watchmaking.

At the end of the afternoon, you will follow a walking trail and visit the most beautiful edifices of Fougères. At the top of the town, you will appreciate a 360° view of the surroundings and the castle.

For dinner, you will savor a traditional meal from Brittany and sleep in a lovely and comfortable guesthouse.

Option: Private photo-reportage

The spectacular castle of Fougères is such a nice place to take pictures and immortalize your venue. For 1h, our photographer will follow you and make you remember your day in Fougères. 15 of his best pictures will be selected and sent to you on an USB card (48h delivery).

60 € per reportage

Day 3 – morning: Vitré, a town filled with History and Art

After your breakfast, you will go and visit Vitré, a picturesque town. As well as Fougères, Vitré is also located at the border of the French kingdom, in Brittany. During the Middle Ages, Brittany built dozens of defensive castles in this area in order to protect its independent territory from France.

You will enjoy a visit of its medieval castle and explore areas which are usually closed to public.

For lunch, you will taste delicious galettes and crêpes.

Day 3 – afternoon: Local art and leisure time

During the afternoon, you will have free time to visit art galleries, do some local shopping or have a nice walk inside the ancient town. Vitré is also such a nice place to take some fresh air by bike. We selected for you the best trails. This activity is optional.

Before leaving, we will offer you a gourmet basket, garnished with local flavors and original souvenirs.

Option: Bike ride in Vitré

Discover the inland region of Vitré and its rolling landscapes by bike. We will provide you a map in which you will have access to different trails. You will be able to go through the most beautiful spots of the town and discover the unknown built heritage.

20 € per person

In brief

Local experience at the Mont-Saint-Michel

  • Price / person:

    From 235€/person
    (if 2 persons minimum)

  • Duration:

    3 days and 2 nights
    Warm accommodation

  • Location:

    UNESCO World Heritage Site
    Charming towns

  • Local guiding:

    Optional for the Mont-Saint-Michel

  • Perfect for?

    Couples, families and friends
    Perfect from 1 to 4 persons

  • Topics:

    Local discovery
    Tasty cuisine

Discover the Mont-Saint-Michel and its lovely places nearby. Learn more about its history, traditional architectures and singular ecosystems. Visit Fougères and Vitré, two ancient towns which will make you travel through the Middle Ages. Meet locals and taste special cuisine you might fall in love with.

  • Dégustation de crêpes artisanales

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Local experience at the Mont Saint Michel

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Price details

This offer includes
Accomodation:
– 2 nights in charming guestrooms

Catering:
– Dinner – day 1
– Lunch and dinner – day 2
– Lunch – day 3
– Breakfasts – day 2 & 3

Activities:
– Visit of the Abbey of the Mont-Saint-Michel (approx. 1h)
– Visit of the castle of Fougères (approx. 1h)
– French watchmaking session (approx. 1h30)
– Visit of the castle of Vitré (appro. 1h)
– Local cuisine tasting
– Meeting with a local artist (appro.1h30)

This offer excludes
– Lunch – day 1
– Dinner – day 3
– Drinks not included in the menu
– Transport (optional)
– Extra guided visit (optional)
– Insurance
– Options

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