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Walking Tour of Le Mont Saint-Michel

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  • 3- or 6-hour walking tour of Le Mont Saint Michel
  • Hike along the rugged Normandy coast, past the Mont Saint Michel quicksand and Tombelaine Island
  • Admire spectacular views of UNESCO-listed Le Mont Saint Michel
Walking Tour of Le Mont Saint-Michel
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Walking Tour of Le Mont Saint-Michel
Bask in the beauty of Le Mont Saint Michel, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of France’s most photographed historic monuments, on this unforgettable 3-hour coastal hike to Tombelaine Island. Accompanied by local guide Stephane Gueno, you’ll uncover the secrets of Mont Saint Michel bay, admire the famous quicksand and seek out unbeatable viewpoints.
What to Expect
Meet your guide beneath the soaring towers of Mont Saint-Michel at a time depending on the low tide to begin your 3-hour walking tour. Widely considered among Normandy’s most important landmarks, Mont Saint-Michel is surrounded on all sides by beautiful coastal scenery.

During your walking tour, cross the bay to Tombelaine Island and admire panoramic views over Mont-Saint-Michel from different angles. Along the way, listen as your guide brings the site’s colorful history to life.

Traverse shallow rivers and soft ridges, and look out for sightings of native wildlife. After three hours on the sandy flats around Mont Saint-Michel, conclude your tour back at your original starting point.
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1 - 5 of 6 reviews

Reviewed February 14, 2017
Great trip, great view on MSM, helpful guide!

The tour is very interesting, and you get to see Mont Saint-Michel from a great perspective! The round is about 3h, and Stephane tells lots of interesting informations. The walk itself is not very challenging, although you should take short trousers even if the weather...More

2  Thank aruenka
Reviewed May 24, 2016
I escaped quicksand today, and it was so much fun!

I took the 6 km hike with Stephane to Mont Tombelaine, and I'm so glad I did. The hike was a sacred, beautiful, memorable experience at a very magical place. I enjoyed Stephane's balance of playfulness and caution, and I felt very safe and well-guided...More

1  Thank parcheesiqueen
Stephane G, Owner at Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 27, 2016

Thank you for your comment about the walking tour in the Mont Saint Michel bay. I 'm glad to know that you had enjoyed the tour and the experience in the quicksands.

Reviewed May 11, 2016
Fun hike with quicksand experience

I had a great time on a 6 km hike with my nephews (ages 12 & 14) and mother (age 70). The quicksand was so fun to experience! Stephane conducted the tour in both French and English. The views were great of Mont Saint Michel...More

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Stephane G, Owner at Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2016

Thank you for your comment It was a nice day and a good fun for the children in the quick sands... A small adventure in the Mont Saint Michel bay

Reviewed April 10, 2013
New parking system at Le Mont Saint Michel

Having returned after a number of years to visit Le Mont, we found a completely new system for parking and travel to and from the attraction. The parking can best be described as a rip off. The signs will flash " free " parking and...More

2  Thank frogsville
Reviewed February 12, 2013
Castle on a Mountain Island off of the Coast of France, REALLY!?

DAY 1 of France begins in the western college town of Rennes, the capital city of this region. Starting from the tourism office in the center, surrounded by such old and quaint architecture, french sites/sounds/smells, our appetite for adventure is that of grumbling tummies. The...More

2  Thank QueenLeeLee
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