The fairytale island of Mont St-Michel is absolutely one of the most popular destinations in France. With a designated UNESCO World Heritage site, idyllic villages, unique shops and a beautiful bay, it’s a perfect place to enjoy a sunny afternoon or escape the streets of Paris. There’s a St-Michel option to suit every traveler, whether it’s a single-day journey or a multi-day excursion.
A day trip from Paris includes a scenic drive through Normandy on the way to Mont St-Michel, where visitors can explore Benedictine abbey on a guided walking tour, tuck into a delicious packed lunch and wander the backstreets of the quaint village, where local shop owners are eager to answer questions about the place. There’s also an option for a four-hour independent tour, complete with round-trip transport from Paris. Whether it’s the Gothic monastery or the local museum, travelers will have plenty to take in on this remarkable tour.
Visitors looking to delve deeper into history can opt for the two-day Normandy, Saint Malo and Mont St-Michel tour from Paris, which includes whirlwind exploration of both the Normandy and Brittany regions of France. This excursion includes a walking tour through Rouen, a visit to the D Day landing beaches of Omaha, a stop in the American cemetery of Saint-Laurent and Arromanches and a guided visit of St Malo. The two-day Mont St-Michel and Loire Valley castles tour from Paris also takes travelers back in time, but with a royal touch.
For a three-day option, choose a tour from Paris to Poitiers Normandy, Mont St-Michel, Brittany, Poitou-Charentes and Loire Valley. Travelers get an unforgettable look at some of France’s northern and central highlights, as well as tours of the historic towns of St-Malo and Rennes. There’s also the three-day Normandy, St Malo, Mont St Michel and Chateaux country tour, showcasing some of the country’s most diverse (and beautiful) regions.
If you’re looking for the ultimate French exploration experience, the four-day Normandy, St Malo, Mont St Michel, Chateaux country tour covers some of the most famous landmarks, most breathtaking countryside and three very different French regions—making it one of the most inclusive options on offer. Visitors will enjoy a walking tour of the medieval town of Rouen, a visit to the beaches of Normandy and a tour of abbey in Mont Saint Michel. It’s the best way to enjoy all of the nation’s beautiful diversity just beyond Paris city limits.