It looks straight out of a fantasy film – as if dragons might swoop down as you enter. But you haven't stepped into a parallel universe, this is the Abbaye du Mont Saint-Michel. This astounding World Heritage Site lies just off the windswept coast of Normandy. Explore 20 rooms, stunning gardens, and get panoramic views from this famous medieval for...
- * The venue is accessible 24h/24, with paying parking. Free shuttles from the parking * By foot, it is about 45 min. walk from the parking to the Abbey. The site is hard to access for disabled people Admission: * Last admission one hour before closing Getting There: * The closest train station is Pontorson. It can be accessed via the train lines TGV from Paris Montparnasse to Rennes or Dol de Bretagne, then via coach from Rennes or Dol de Bretagne to Mont Saint-Michel * Take a train from Paris Saint-Lazare to Caen, then a TER train from Caen to Pontorson, then the shuttle bus from Pontorson to Mont Saint-Michel * Take a train from Paris Montparnasse to Granville, get off in Folligny and get another train to Pontorson, then the shuttle bus from Pontorson to Mont Saint-Michel Free: 0-18, EU citizens/French residents 18-25, disabled visitors, Education Pass holders (with valid ID) - reserving a timeslot on the official website is mandatory * Enter via the 'Ticket Holders/Priority Access' line and show your smartphone ticket at the entrance * There's no WiFi at the venue and the mobile coverage there is quite poor, so make sure to download your tickets beforehand * Big bags and suitcases aren't allowed inside and there are no on-site lockers available
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