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Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel

centre of Mont Saint-Michel

centre of Mont Saint-Michel

centre of Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-MichelMont Saint-Michel is an island in the Lower Normandy region in France. The island is connected to the mainland by a causeway build in 1879. According to the legend, Archangel Saint-Michael instructed the bishop of Avranches to build a monastery at the top of the rocky island.

At the bottom of Mont-St-Michel is a small village, this was build in the Middle Ages at the same time as the monastery was developping. The walk to the monastery is on a steep and narrow cobblestone street through this village.

Mont Saint-Michel was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979.


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