Mont St-Michel Pontorson, France

Mont St-Michel
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This small rocky island just off the north coast of France is topped with a fortified Benedictine abbey dating from the 11th century. Accessible only at low tide, it is certainly one of the most atmospheric sites in the country.

Go Historic ID
249115
Best Known As
Mont St-Michel
Full Name
Mont St-Michel
Coordinates
48.635986° N, 1.511425° W  (map)
Address
Pontorson, France
Tags
Romanesque 1000-1200
Pontorson Manche, France
Europe continent
France Europe
Manche Lower Normandy, France
Website
Phone
02-33-89-80-00