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Le Mont St Michel - VIP Private Tour from Paris

US$ 268.05 US$ 241.49 Price per person from View price guide

Highlights

  • Hotel pick up and drop off and transport in an air conditioned vehicle
  • Your tour includes a guided tour of the abbey as well as time to explore on your own
  • A tasting session of some local ciders is also included
  • This is a private tour which allows you to interact with your guide

Overview

This private tour takes you to Mont St Michel, a unique rocky tidal island. An important site since the 6th century this island was a stronghold of the Romano-Breton culture and power. According to legend, in 708 the Archangel Michael appeared to St Aubert the bishop of Avranches. The bishop was instructed to build a church on the rocky island.

The fascinating history and stunning setting make the Abby of Mont St Michel a fantastic place to visit. Explore the wonderful architecture and the breathtaking views. Get the VIP treatment at a charming local restaurant and enjoy a cider tasting session.

This fantastic experience is a must-do for all those visiting Normandy.

Itinerary

You will be picked up from your hotel in Paris at 0700h (07:00am), you will travel in a private car accompanied by a driver/ guide.

Relax in your comfortable private vehicle as you travel through the stunning French landscape to Le Mont St Michel.

The tour begins with a guided visit of the Abbey founded by Aubert at the beginning of the 8th century, which became a major cultural and pilgrimage centre during the middle ages. Admire the Romanesque Church, the Gothic "Marvel" with the monk's cloisters and refectory, the knights room, the guest room, the undercroft and the refectory.

Also see various chapels- St. Stephen, St Martin, Our Lady Underground, St. Mary Magdalene, Crypt of the 30 Candles.

After lunch (direct payable) on the Mont, stroll through the steep-sided narrow streets of the town and its ramparts.

On the drive back, stop in the town of Villedieu les Poêles, famous for its numerous craftsmen-shops selling exceptional creations of leather goods, lace, copper and tin goods. You will also have the opportunity to taste some cider and calvados which are traditional to the area.

The tour returns to Paris at around 2000h (8:00pm) and the tour ends at your hotel in Paris.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

13 hours

Start time

Start time: 0700h (07:00am)
Duration: 13 hours

Meeting point

From your Central Paris Hotel. (Please mention your hotel and it’s address at the time of booking).

Ending point

Your hotel in Paris

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Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up & drop off
  • Transportation in a car with private driver/ licensed guide (English & French speaking)
  • Entrance Fees
  • Tasting of cider and calvados

Exclusions

  • Meals

Please note

Please email or send an sms the tour operator at least 72 hours prior to start of the tour to re-confirm. Details in your voucher.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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