Abbey in Mont St-Michel

Abbaye du Mont St-Michel

The Mont’s star attraction is the stunning architectural ensemble high up on top: the abbey. Most areas can be visited without a guide, but it’s well worth taking the 1¼-hour tour included in the ticket price; Engli…
Historic Site in Mont St-Michel

La Merveille

The buildings on the northern side of the Mont are known as ‘The Marvel’. The famous cloître (cloister) is surrounded by a double row of delicately carved arches resting on granite pillars. The early-13th-century, b…
Church in Mont St-Michel

Église Abbatiale

Built on the rocky tip of the mountain cone, the transept rests on solid rock, while the nave, choir and transept arms are supported by the rooms below. This church is famous for its mix of architectural styles: the…
Cemetery in Mont St-Michel

Brittany American Cemetery & Memorial

Almost 5000 Americans who died during the Normandy and Brittany campaigns of 1944 are buried or memorialised at the Brittany American Cemetery & Memorial, 25km southeast of Mont St-Michel.