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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charming narrow street in Mont St Michel with lots of souvenir shops and restaurants. Walking along the street is like back in Medieval times. It can get very crowded during the day which might spoil your mood. The best time to visit is when all...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank XaveEdison
Reviewed 1 week ago

Also not less famous is the “Grande Rue”, or Main Street, of Mont-Saint-Michel but is unlike any Main Street you're used to. Narrow and made out of stones, it is lined up on either side with houses, shops, imms and restaurants and houses who are...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking up this street is a delight, there is plenty of restaurants, souvenir shops, and side pathways taking you to another place of interest.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank gillian p
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting little shops and places to eat. Enjoy the ambience and imagine what it was to live here centuries ago.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank mikesO5212FN
Reviewed July 31, 2019

Using my imagination it was easy to picture the alleys filled with (now modern) charming shops and restaurants and hotels/inns as they must have been centuries ago. This narrow, rather crowded walkway is filled with much to see, buy and eat but as more than...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank DanW440
Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

It’s gotta be done if it’s your first time to the island but boy is this street super busy! Almost at a stand still at times so if it ain’t when your there it’s either pouring with rain or completely out of season. Souvenir shops,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank AnselmColom
Reviewed July 29, 2019

I found the alleys filled with charming shops and restaurants eager to invite us inside to feed us or show us their beautiful handmade souvenirs and various merchandise. They were very friendly and polite. At times, it was difficult to walk up the cobblestone alleyways...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank texaspetnanny
Reviewed July 19, 2019

During the day people are packed in so tight and it's hard to enjoy the beautiful old buildings amidst the souvenir stores and touristy creperies. Book a hotel room - it's worth the price - and wander these gorgeous old streets at night. Ethereal and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Kgirl00
Reviewed July 19, 2019

The La Grande Rue is "the road" up to the MSM abbey. It's medieval and the architecture is beautiful, but it's narrow and overcrowded and filled with touristy shops & restaurants. I recommend going up the rue to the abbey then coming back via the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Aint_Life_Great
Reviewed July 13, 2019

This crowded street full of lovely historic old buildings has degenerated into a welter of shops selling all sorts of souvenirs for every level of taste. It was absolutely rammed with people the day I was there, you could hardly move up or down -...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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