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Mont-Saint-Michel tour from Paris 2024

$ 157$ 110,41
14 hours

About the Mont-Saint-Michel day trip from Paris

Depart from Paris and travel through the French countryside to the amazing tidal island of Mont-Saint-Michel. Spend the afternoon exploring the unique landmarks of this miraculous sanctuary, classified as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Get direct access to the Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel with an included skip-the-line ticket.


Mont-Saint-Michel tour from Paris

Depart from Paris and make your way to the medieval island of Mont-Saint-Michel with an air-conditioned bus. Discover this famous UNESCO world heritage site and its iconic Gothic abbey accompanied by an expert tour guide. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear legendary stories and learn all about its fascinating history from your knowledgeable guide.

Travel through the French countryside to the charming fortified island of Mont- Saint-Michel, situated along the Normandy coast. Sit back, enjoy your bus ride, and soak in the captivating views of the countryside along the way.

You will have enough free time to explore the nearby village, which dates back to the days of the Normans. Stroll across the narrow streets and winding paths to discover the mesmerizing views of the bay. After that, take a walk along the Couesnon River, where Mont-Saint-Michel was built on an island a few hundred meters from the mainland.

Mont-Saint-Michel has been a famous UNESCO world heritage site since 1979, and it is definitely worth your visit. Take as much time as you need to discover the rocky island at your own pace. After that, follow the ramparts up to the beautiful abbey at the top of the village.

Enter the Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel with an included skip-the-line ticket. Discover how this Benedictine building survived the Hundred Years’ War between England and France while you marvel at the magnificent Gothic architecture from the 13th century.

End this memorable Mont-Saint-Michel tour from Paris by admiring the captivating views of the surrounding bay in the late afternoon. After that, you will return to the French capital and get dropped off at the starting point.

  • Transportation by luxury air-conditioned bus
  • Entrance ticket to the abbey
  • Audio guide (if option selected)
  • Live tour guide (if option selected)
  • Small group
X not included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch
what to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
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Meeting Point

Meet your tour guide in front of Hotel Pullman, which is located near the Eiffel Tower. Your guide will hold a sign with ‘Pariscityvision’ written on it.

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An experience you don’t want to miss!

Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey

Climb the ramparts of the rocky island and make your way up to the Benedictine abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel.

Captivating views

Explore the remarkable monuments of the walled village and soak in the spectacular views of Mont-Saint-Michel during the sunset hours. 

Air-conditioned transportation

Listen to fascinating stories about the places you pass by as you travel in a comfortable and luxurious coach from Paris.

Unique experience

Feel like you’re in a fairy tale as you climb along the ramparts to the top of the island.

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FAQ – Mont-Saint-Michel Tour from Paris

Can you take a day trip to Mont-St-Michel from Paris?

Of course! Mont-Saint-Michel is a very popular tourist destination, easily accessible by car or bus. Featuring a rich history, spectacular monuments, and captivating views, it’s no wonder why this fairy-tale island is at the top of everyone’s visit list.

Is a day trip to Mont-Saint-Michel worth it?

Setting aside one day to visit Mont-Saint-Michel while you’re in Paris is definitely a must! This picturesque island is full of hidden gems and fascinating history that will leave you spellbound. For those who enjoy fairy tale castles and unique-looking cities, this will be a truly memorable trip!

How do I plan a day trip from Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel?

You can visit Mont-Saint-Michel at your own pace by car or bus. But the best and most convenient way to visit this “Wonder of the Western World” is by going on a guided day trip. That way, you will get an in-depth insight into the history of this medieval island from your expert guide, and you will see all the hidden sites that you probably wouldn’t find on your own.

What other places should I visit while in Paris?

In case you have seen all the main sites of Paris and have some extra time, we highly recommend booking one of the most popular day trips from Paris to visit nearby places. Explore Normandy’s unique charm, spend a relaxing day in the Champagne region or uncover the history and legends of the iconic Versailles Palace. Trust us, you won’t regret it!
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Mont-Saint Michel Day Trip from Paris

Best time to visit Mont-Saint-Michel

If you would like to visit Mont Saint Michel in the best way possible, we highly recommend planning your trip during the off-peak season, from September to February. During September, the island is relatively quiet since most tourists are away at work or school, and temperatures are pleasant, ranging from 20°C to 25°C.

Also, it would be best if you could visit this magical island on weekdays instead of weekends. That way, you will be able to discover all the beauties hidden in Mont-Saint-Michel in peace since there won’t be many people around.

From a financial standpoint, the best time to plan a visit to Mont Saint Michel from Paris is in the late fall or winter. However, you should be prepared for cooler weather and frequent rain.

What will you see on Mont-Saint-Michel Tour from Paris?

There are many attractions hidden on Saint Michel island. During your visit, you will have an opportunity to visit the beautiful abbey that sits on the top of this rocky island. Enjoy skip-the-line access and discover many rooms and corridors inside the abbey while listening to stories about the archangel Michael from your expert guide. After you finish exploring the abbey, climb to the top of the towers to marvel at the captivating views over the village and surrounding countryside.

There are also a number of other interesting things to see on this island, including the cobbled streets lined with traditional houses, the medieval ramparts, and the many restaurants and shops.

Good to know before you go

  • As there are many stairs leading to the top of the abbey, it is advised that you have good physical strength. 
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes because there will be a lot of walking on this day trip. 
  • After visiting the abbey, you can enjoy an excellent range of restaurants and shops at the top.
  • This day trip does not include any additional food or drinks.
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Easy booking process & very well-organized tour!

A fantastic tour with an incredible tour guide! Laura was amazing, she explained the history of Saint Michel in the most entertaining way. We had plenty of time to explore everything and admire all the beauty this little island has to offer. The weather wasn't the best, but we wanted to travel during the weekdays to avoid the crowds, so we didn't mind. Definitely recommend this trip - 10/10!


A magical experience!

Going on this Mont Saint Michel Tour from Paris is an absolute MUST! We chose an audio-guided tour because we wanted to experience this majestic island at our own pace. Our jaws dropped when we saw how similar Mont-Saint-Michel is to a Harry Potter town. Truly magical! The temperature was over 30 degrees on the day we visited the island, but despite that, we wished we could stay a bit longer.


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