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    • Travel from Mont Saint Michel to Bayeux

      by ruij2000 Online Now Sep 29, 2016 at 4:01 PM

      We are going to Mont Saint Michel from Paris, plan to stay there for one night, then go to Bayeux the next day. Are there buses or other transportation we can use to get to Bayeux from Mont Saint Michel.

      Any information is appreciated.


    • Travel from Mont Saint Michel to Bayeux

      by ruij2000 Online Now Sep 29, 2016 at 4:01 PM

      We are going to Mont Saint Michel from Paris, plan to stay there for one night, then go to Bayeux the next day. Are there buses or other transportation we can use to get to Bayeux from Mont Saint Michel.

      Any information is appreciated.


      5 Answers Sep 30, 2016 at 9:11 AM
    • Getting from MSM to destinations in Brittany

      by martynpatrick Online Now Jun 23, 2016 at 4:45 AM

      I am planning a trip to Mont St-Michel which requires onward travel to Roscoff to catch the Plymouth ferry.
      The rail connections via Rennes do not quite work!
      Can anyone suggest an alternative (e.g. bus or coach service ) from MSM to a station on the Rennes-Morlaix TGV line?
      Thank you!

      7 Answers Jun 24, 2016 at 6:40 AM
    • Entering Mont Saint Michel when there is high tide

      by Zennn Online Now Aug 8, 2015 at 11:50 PM

      I am planning to visit MSM on September 2, 2015. On the official site it days that the height of the water will be over 12.90 by 10.25AM. I am arriving MSM at 10.45AM. Does it mean that the entrance be closed by water? How long do I have to wait to enter?

      6 Answers Aug 9, 2015 at 2:21 AM
    • How much is it if we take a taxi from Mont Saint Michel to Rennes train station?

      by henryyeee Online Now Jun 14, 2015 at 2:28 AM

      My wife and me would like to visit Mont Saint michel in mid July 2015.
      We would like to look at the beautiful night view of Mont Saint Michel, however, there would not be any bus from MSM to Rennes at night. So, can anyone tell us, how much is it if we catch a taxi from MSM to Rennes? And is it hard to find a taxi at night? Will that be any other way to go back to rennes at night since my wife and me don't have a driving licence.
      We would be grateful for your information. Thanks.

      6 Answers Jun 14, 2015 at 1:46 PM
    • Transportation from La Chapelle-Fortin?

      by kellylynncaldwell Online Now May 26, 2015 at 3:33 PM

      I'm going to be in La Chapelle-Fortin in September for a wedding, and I would love to take a side trip to see MSM. What is the best (cheapest) way to get there from this location? I will not have a car.
      Also, I'm planning to arrive mid afternoon, and I'm debating as to whether I should stay there for the night, or go back across the bay to take in the night views of MSM. I'd love everyone's opinions. Thanks!

      2 Answers May 27, 2015 at 2:29 AM
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      Best town/city for visiting Mont Saint Michel

      by Grevil Online Now Feb 16, 2015 at 7:33 PM

      We would like (2 people) to visit Mont Saint michel in early October 2015
      Can anyone tell us, the best way to get there from Paris by public transport?
      Would the weather be likely to be okay or is it too late in the season?
      Best place to stay near by when on a budget.

      We would be grateful for any info. Thanks.

      12 Answers Feb 18, 2015 at 9:35 AM
    • Taxi Availabilty to Mont St Michel from St Malo and from Dol De Bretagne

      by akt321 Online Now Feb 13, 2015 at 12:08 PM

      My wife and I are planning to take a taxi from either St Malo or from the Dol De Bretagne train station at about 1 PM in May to go to Mont St Michel (no bus connections seem to be available at that time).

      Are the taxis easily available in these cities to go to Mont St Michel or one needs to book one in advance? Any other related advice will also be appreciated.

      8 Answers Feb 14, 2015 at 1:44 AM
    • Shuttle schedule to Mont St. Michel from Pontorson?

      by travellover18 Online Now Jan 21, 2015 at 7:01 PM


      We are looking to travel to Mont St. Michel from Paris via Pontorson on May 9 (Sat). Does anyone know how late the shuttle runs from Pontorson for that day? We won't be able to leave Paris until after 3pm so the high speed trains to Rennes and Dol De Bretagne won't work for us as the shuttles stop after 4:45 and requires us to leave around 2pm from Paris. Any help would be greatly appreciated! :)

      6 Answers Jan 22, 2015 at 1:11 PM
    • Visit to Mont Saint Michel in the evening?

      by AaronM-NZ Online Now Dec 20, 2014 at 1:25 AM

      Hi, we (wife and I) are planning to visit in May 2015, driving from Paris via Ponfleur, Normandy d-day beaches and so arriving at the Mont late afternoon. Is it possible to 'see the sites' of the Mont in the evening - I have heard about an evening tour but not found details of hours, or what time of year it operates...

      We plan to stay the night, either on the Mont, and nearby on the mainland. Do you have any advice/recommendations?


      4 Answers Dec 20, 2014 at 11:19 AM
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      Mont St. Michel on Easter day

      by ThiagoRamos Online Now Dec 12, 2014 at 3:54 AM

      Hello, my friends!

      We´ll be in France in April 2015. I was checking our schedule and just realized we´ll be visiting Mont St. Michel exactly on the Easter Sunday.

      Is that a problem? Is there any celebration that usually takes place there in this holiday?

      Thank you very much for your help!

      Best regards from Brazil!


      5 Answers Apr 2, 2015 at 10:21 AM
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      Need a suggestion on how to get back to Paris

      by pubkk Online Now Sep 5, 2014 at 8:59 PM

      Hi all

      I'm planing an overnight trip to Mont Saint Micheal on 23rd to 24th October 14. My plan is to get the 7.00 am train from Montparnasse station and then catch a bus from Rennes to Mont Saint. I will stay one night there in the hotel close to MSM (Au Berg De La Baie). The next monring I will go back to Rennes and spend a half day there before going back to Paris. My questions are :

      - Do I have to go back to the bus stop at Mont Saint Michael again to catch the bus to Rennes? Are there any other bus stops?
      - How can I know the time table of the bus ?
      - For Rennes sight seeing. Do you think 2-3 hrs is enough ? (I plan to catch 16.00 train from Rennes to Paris.)

      Thank you very much.

      10 Answers Sep 7, 2014 at 8:11 AM
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      Access to Mt St Michel

      by JocelynAguilar Online Now Aug 24, 2014 at 2:44 PM

      Is it possible to access Mt. St. Michel either on high and low tide? Is there a bridge or something to do so?

      5 Answers Aug 25, 2014 at 3:08 AM
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      Mt St Michel in a hurry

      by JocelynAguilar Online Now Aug 21, 2014 at 8:16 PM

      Hi, my flight will arrive near 10am to Charles De Gaulle, Paris and my next flight will depart on the next day (I must be at the airport by 6pm aprox). Do you think it will be possible to visit Mt. St Michel?

      I was thinking of going straight from the airport to St Michel, maybe spend the night there and the next morning (very early) take the train back to Paris to walk a little bit near the Eiffel Tower and then go to the airport.

      Please I need advise. Thank you!!!

      3 Answers Aug 22, 2014 at 8:30 AM
    • Parking - best time to visit

      by papons Online Now Aug 11, 2014 at 1:26 PM

      How safe is the parking at MSM? I will be parking a car full of luggage while we visit. Is it best to visit on Sunday afternoon or Monday morning? It will be early September.

      5 Answers Aug 12, 2014 at 1:58 PM
    • Spend night on St. Michel on Tour from Paris?

      by schultz217 Online Now Aug 5, 2014 at 1:23 PM

      Are there 2- or 3-day tours from Paris to Mont Saint Michel where we can spend the night in St. Michel

      4 Answers Aug 6, 2014 at 3:42 PM
    • Tides for Sept 20th 2014

      by nancygo Online Now Jul 14, 2014 at 5:30 PM

      Is it possible to use the shuttle service around 11am to
      get to the fort?

      4 Answers Jul 15, 2014 at 6:23 AM
    • St Malo to Mont St. Michel

      by yatkiu Online Now Jun 30, 2014 at 3:12 AM

      We are planning to travel Mont Michel from St. Malo on 14th, Sept, 2014. As 14th is Sunday, I am wondering is there still a regular bus service running from St. malo to mont michel? Many thanks!

      5 Answers Jul 3, 2014 at 3:16 AM
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      departing mont st michel

      by Callbob1 Online Now Jun 20, 2014 at 7:23 AM

      we would like to spend the day in Dol de Bretaine when we arrive from Paris (avoiding the daytime crowds at Le Mont), but see that there is only one bus from the TGV to Le Mont (1040) during the week. Is a taxi the only other way to commute to Mont St Michel later in the day, or is there a local bus system that can be used

      Also, where can I find the bus schedule TO Dol de Bretaine from Mont St Michel for our departure to Paris the next morning

      1 Answer Jun 20, 2014 at 8:52 AM
    • length of tides

      by liuta Online Now Jun 15, 2014 at 10:13 AM

      after the high tide comes in the morning for how long is the bay covered with water? approx how long is the bay dry?i understand there is another high tide in the evening?

      7 Answers Jun 15, 2014 at 10:53 AM
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      walking trails

      by NoelF5 Online Now Dec 17, 2013 at 4:25 AM

      has anyone walked from Mont St. Michel to Chartres?

      6 Answers Dec 18, 2013 at 12:01 PM
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      Travel in France - No car...!!!

      by ZlataP Online Now Dec 6, 2013 at 4:24 PM

      I have NO car and will need to use Public Transport......I want to plan a trip to see Mont St Michel, Bayeaux (possibly??) I have a few days to spend. And then spend a few days in the Loire Valley -see the chateaux (but NOT overkill) and enjoy the areas. From there i would like to go to Provence (not sure where to base in Provence), but have about a week to spend in Provence. Any suggestions??
      I would greatly appreciate Thank you in advance....

      7 Answers Dec 7, 2013 at 9:42 AM
    • What hotels are in LaCaserne area?

      by HonorBranch Online Now Aug 30, 2013 at 9:43 AM

      Our group is visiting Mont St. Michel on 9/24/13. I've read some unfavorable comments regarding the crowds and distances people had to walk to get to the shuttle. I also read if you are staying in a hotel/motel in the La Caserne area you can park at your hotel and just walk to shuttle, but you need to get an access code. We have reservations at Hotel Le Beauvoir because we could not get into Hotel le Relais du Roy. Is it in the Lacaserne area, if not, what should we expect? Honor Branch, Baltimore, MD

      3 Answers Aug 30, 2013 at 10:49 AM
    • Is there a tide difference tomorrow Saturady August 13, 2013

      by Edusho Online Now Aug 16, 2013 at 10:43 AM

      From the Mont Saint Michel it seems that tomorrow there is not tide difference to see. Is that true?

      5 Answers Aug 16, 2013 at 4:24 PM
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      Strike at Mont Saint-Michel abbey this week

      by micolett Online Now Jul 9, 2013 at 2:37 AM

      Due to a strike (and a long dispute...), the Abbey is closed to visitors, at least until wednesday. BUT YOU CAN STILL VISIT THE MOUNT!

      2 Answers Jul 9, 2013 at 12:28 PM
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      How Much Time?!

      by ImThere2013 Online Now Jul 8, 2013 at 11:21 AM

      I'm sure this has been answered previously and I will certainly seek info from the actual site as my trip gets closer (11/13) but should I take one of the tours of the abbey or just spend a few hours freestyle? I don't want to tie up several hours with a tour---wondering if they offer a variety of tours or one size fits all? Thoughts, anyone? Thank you!

      4 Answers Jul 8, 2013 at 1:56 PM
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      by ImThere2013 Online Now Jul 6, 2013 at 2:21 PM

      I am planning a day trip from Paris to Mont Saint Michel---I'm seeking the fastest & quickest way to get me there--assuming that would be the high speed train that goes to Rennes & then the 37 mile bus ride to MSM--is that correct?
      Also, how do I coordinate my return trip via bus to train ---? Do the train/bus vary greatly during the non-tourist season?
      THANK YOU!!

      19 Answers Jul 24, 2013 at 6:42 AM
    • Private car and guides

      by SherrieKlein Online Now Jun 10, 2013 at 9:33 PM

      Are there any private guides that have a good reputation and will pick up and return to the Rennes station and give a guided abbey tour. I have pregnant daughter and we want to avoid the long bus ride from paris for a day trip to MSM

      8 Answers Jun 11, 2013 at 2:30 PM
    • Quickest way from Mt St Michel to Rennes

      by carinepu Online Now May 28, 2013 at 1:39 AM

      I am overnighting in Mont St Michel this Friday night and have looked at all the train/bus schedules to Rennes from where I HAVE to catch the 9h05 TGV back to Paris. There are no trains/buses available to get me there on time. Are there any other options or must I book a private car?

      8 Answers May 28, 2013 at 5:44 AM
    • Booking for tickets

      by sgootblatt Online Now May 25, 2013 at 2:07 PM

      We are independent travelers and want to know if we have to book tickets in advance to se Mont Saint Michel. Merci!!

      5 Answers May 26, 2013 at 10:35 PM
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      Mont Saint Michel overnight w/out a car

      by JEN1865 Online Now Apr 25, 2013 at 11:12 AM

      What is the best way to do an overnight trip in Mont San Michel, to and from Paris? Please, no car!

      11 Answers May 2, 2013 at 1:34 PM