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If you enter through the main gate, this stair climbing "exercise" follows your walk through La Grande Rue, Looking straight up is the Abbey. As you climb and climb, take in the details and enjoy this exciting approach to the top,
Grand Degre is a staircase that links Le Grand Rue and the entrance to main building in Mont-Saint-Michel, in the coast of Normandie, in France. In fact, if you enter to Saint-Michel for the main entrance and follow Le Grand Rue, you will arrive there....More
You needs to go up for the Abbey entrance and the exit. There are fabulous views going up and going down as well. You can take lots of rest on your way up. To avoid the long Que to get tickets by buying your tickets...More
This must be one of the most impressive workouts ever. All the steps are occupied by tour groups and students who give up on the challenge for a rest.
The rewards of the Abbey await so the trial has to be taken and beaten.
After the Grand rue, next step is to climb the stairs heading for the abbey entrance. It is exciting to approach the top, but particularly on the way down again, handrails would be very useful. The same is the case for the stairs to the...More
At the end of the main street, it the beginning of the Grand degree (the large external stairway) The stairway takes you upwards to the Abbey. Take your time; look around at the views and the defensive towers of the Abbey.
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If you will reach the top, the Abbey you will pass here on this historical sites, the Grand Degre; you feel you in an ancient castle with spectacular renovations; a perfect reflection on the past, 200 years ago; very nice views.
A must climb to see the Abbey. We were here in February so it was cold and rainy. But it also meant there were very few other tourists. So no rush to our climb. Myself, Dad (68) and Niece (10) had no trouble.