A few hours from Paris is Mont-Saint-Michel, famous for its medieval abbey and its Norman Bay. Thanks to your luxury travel agent, enjoy your stay in Paris to go there and visit this unique, historic monument on a day tour from Paris with a private driver guide.
A magical island topped by a gravity-defying medieval monastery, the Mont-Saint-Michel counts among France’s most stunning sights. For centuries one of Europe’s major pilgrimage destinations, this holy mount is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as is its breathtaking bay.
Your private licensed guide will pick you up from your accommodation in Paris and you will depart immediately to the wonderful region of Normandy. The drive will allow you to admire the Norman countryside and arrive rested at the island of Mont Saint-Michel. Mont Saint-Michel, just 360 kilometers from Paris, is the second busiest tourist site in France. Plan this private day tour from Paris with a private driver guide is the insurance to receive a guided tour despite the large influx of tourists and not miss any curiosity of the place, to learn more about the history of Abbey and enjoy the most famous view in Lower Normandy where spectacular tides set the tempo of daily life.
On the way you will be given an introduction by your private guide about the history of the Mont Saint Michel. Arrived 2 kilometers away from the Mont you will stop to use a shuttle to reach it. You will begin your day with a walk through the narrow cobblestone streets of the Mont and along the ramparts far from the tourist crowds with your private guide sharing with you his knowledge. Then visit the Abbey with the discovery of its Church, its unique cloister, the refectory and so much more… The Abbey was turned over to the Historic Monuments Department in 1874 after being used as a prison during both the Revolution and the second Empire. Following this visit you will have time for lunch in a traditional restaurant on the Mont Saint Michel, the occasion to taste the traditional omelet and local specialties of seafood or fish from the Bay.
You can then leave the field for a walk on the rocky island and along the ramparts, take pictures and enjoy the view of the most famous Normandy bay whose spectacular tidal rhythm of island life. You could also take time to do some shopping to get souvenirs from its various boutiques.
The Mont Saint Michel can also be seen by a exclusive helicopter or ULM flight to enjoy breathtaking views of its bay. A day tour from Paris to Mont Saint Michel can also be combined with the discovery of other sites in Normandy such as Battlefields, Deauville or Saint Malo with one or two night. Do not hesitate to ask to your Paris concierge service, Ultimate Paris Guide to create your personalized itinerary to discover France’s region!