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.
3 h 30 (if you come from Paris, it takes 3 h for one way between Paris and Mont-Saint-Michel)
from 200 euros (it depends on the train ticket from Paris)
If you come from Paris, you go to Rennes by TGV and take a bus.
①Paris Montparnasse station
Gare de Paris Montparnasse
★It takes 1 h 30 by TGV.
Gare de Rennes
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
③Bus stop; Mont-Saint-Michel
★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.
Time required: 5 min / Admission fee: 0 euro
It is not accessible to the interior.
★Go back to the street and go to another route at the forked road where you have encountered.
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.
Time required: 15 min / Admission fee: 0 euro
Opening hour: 9 am – 10 pm
★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
It’s the famous restaurant for the omelet.
★Go back to the bus stop to return to Rennes