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Camping holidays near the Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel is called the “Wonder of the West". To discover it, choose from over fifty campsites near the Mont.

Visit Mont Saint-Michel during your camping holiday

This 92-metre-high rock stands in the middle of a bay, the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel, with the highest tides in Europe (with up to 15 metres difference between low and high tide!). At high tide, the one that was called "Mont Saint-Michel at the risk of the sea" in the Middle Ages, becomes an island.

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A place of natural beauty, the Mont is consecrated to the Archangel Saint Michael and has many architectural treasures. In particular, the abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel, built between the 11th and the 15th century, and combining Romanesque and Gothic styles.

The architecture of Mont-Saint-Michel and its bay make it the most visited tourist site in Normandy, with almost 2.5 million visitors in 2019. Mont Saint-Michel is the fourth most visited cultural tourist site in France, after the Louvre, the Eiffel Tower and the Château de Versailles.

Discover around fifty campsites near Mont Saint-Michel, and in particular some destinations to remember when visiting the site.

Practical information:

Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel

The abbey is open all the year round and every day, except on 01/01, 01/05 and 25/12.

Access to Mont-Saint-Michel 24 hours a day, paid parking. Free shuttle bus from the car parks (about 45 minutes / 1 hour between the car parks and the entrance to the abbey). The site is very difficult to access for PRMs.

Opening hours: 1 May to 31 August: 9 am to 7 pm. From 1 September to 30 April: 9.30 a.m. to 6 p.m. (last entry at 5 p.m.).

Prices 2022 - admission to the abbey: adults 11€, free for under 18s, 18-25s (under certain conditions), disabled persons and their companions, job seekers and students.

Contact details:

Tel. (+33) 2 33 89 80 00

Website: abbaye-mont-saint-michel.fr

 

 

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