Weekend at Mont-Saint-Michel : Guide of activities and good plans

Discover our ideas of visits and tips during your stay in Mont-Saint-Michel, near Saint-Jean-Le-Thomas in Normandy!

You want to organize a weekend in Mont-Saint-Michel? Our Hotel Villa les Dunes, located in Saint-Jean-Le-Thomas facing the Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel offers you its rooms and suites to stay in peace.

Within a beautiful Norman building of the XIXth century with a view on the sea, you are sure to spend a moment of relaxation and rest. Consult our rates online and take advantage of the best price directly. 


Discovering Mont-Saint-Michel

In autumn, we love to go to the Mont-Saint-Michel to recharge our batteries. Idyllic setting, unique experience, it is a destination that will seduce you for sure during a weekend by the sea.

A unique sensation but shared by all: being alone in the world when you go to Mont-Saint-Michel. Let yourself be carried away by the sublime natural phenomenon of the Bay, when the sea covers it and the rock becomes an island.


Visit the Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel

A visit to the Benedictine Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel is an ideal way to discover the mysterious history of this monument. From the 8th century to the 18th century, it was dedicated to a place of pilgrimage.

You will be amazed by this incredible architecture, mixing religious and military architecture, testifying to the medieval period. Several buildings of the time make up the site, such as the Church of Our Lady of the Earth.

To know more about the rates and opening hours of the Abbey, we advise you to visit the website of the Tourist Office of Mont-Saint-Michel. 


Our team's advice and tips for a successful trip to Mont-Saint-Michel


The guided tour of the Abbey

An ideal way to discover the Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel is to take a guided tour! Several tours are available and last 1h15. A little tip: your entrance ticket allows you to take the tour of your choice for free, it would be a shame not to take advantage of it!


The crossing of the Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel

If you wish to cross the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel, we strongly advise you to take a guide. The quick sand and the fast tide are unpredictable elements which can be very dangerous if you venture there alone.

On the budget, the prices of the different crossings can vary. The proposed trips go from the classic crossing to the night crossing or unusual. Many guides offer their services.

Do not hesitate to go and get information directly on the spot at the Guide's house or directly online on the website of the Mont-Saint-Michel Tourist Office.


Visit the Mont-Saint-Michel by bike

Economical and very practical to visit this superb place and to get away from it all, the bicycle is one of the ideal means of transport. You will find parking lots to park your car for free and many cycling zones. Moreover, for the cyclists, the shuttle used to go to the Mont-Saint-Michel is free.
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