Sightseeing route in Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

【City description】

This city is located in the central region in France and famous for the pottery. It is composed the Cite area where there are old buildings and the Chateau area of the shopping area. In addition, the artist Lenoir was born in this city. As the traffic isn’t convenient, it takes long time to arrive at this city.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★★

【Time required】

 3 h 30 (if you come from Paris, it takes 3 h for one way between Paris and Mont-Saint-Michel)

【Budget】

 from 200 euros (it depends on the train ticket from Paris)

【Fatigue】

 ★★★☆☆

【Sightseeing route】

★If you come from Paris, you go to Rennes by TGV and take a bus.



【Start】

①Paris Montparnasse station

Gare de Paris Montparnasse

★It takes 1 h 30 by TGV.



②Rennes station

Gare de Rennes

the bus terminal to go to Mont-Saint-Michel near Rennes train station.

★When you go out from the train station of Rennes, turn left to go to a bus station like photo. Take a bus bound for Mont-Saint-Michel.

Time requires ; 70 min
Ticket ; 15 euros for one way

Time schedule

https://keolis-armor.com/en/5ey-Going-to-Mont-Saint-Michel.html



③Bus stop; Mont-Saint-Michel



【Sightseeing spots to visit】

★Although Mont-Saint-Michel isn’t big, you should visit the abbey at first to avoid to wait in a long line. When you enter the gate of the Island, go straight on Grande St.


①Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel

Abbaye du Mont-Saint-Michel

Time required: 60 min / Admission fee: 10 euros

Opening hour: 9 h 30 am – 6 pm (9 am – 7 pm between May and August)

Close: 1/1, 5/1, 12/25

★When you finish the visit, turn right. Go to the right at a forked road. It takes 5 minutes.



②Gabriel Tower (it is not accessible to the interior)

La Tour Gabriel

Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

★Go back to the street and go to another route at the forked road where you have encountered.



③Rampart

Rempart

Time required: 20 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

There are some souvenir shops on the rampart.

★As you arrive at the entrance of the abbey, go down the street.



④Saint-Pierre Church

Église Saint-Pierre

Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 am – 10 pm

Close: No

★Go down the street as far as the gate of the island.



⑤La Mère Poulard

Time required: 40 min / Admission fee: 40 euros

Opening hour: 11 h 30 am – 10 pm

Close: No

It’s the famous restaurant for the omelet.

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