Located between Normandy and Brittany, Mont Saint Michel is one of the most visited monuments in France. This rocky islet, listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1979, is one of the symbols of medieval architecture. Also known as the "Wonder of the West", Mont Saint Michel will offer you a visit through the ages. You can discover its abbey and its museums or simply stroll through its village full of small shops and restaurants. But that's not all, its surrounding bay is just as unmissable. It is here that you can observe the highest tides in Europe and also an ecosystem of incredible diversity. Hikes organized by a licensed guide will allow you to cross the bay and discover its flora and fauna.
What animal species are found in the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel? The bay of Mont-Saint-Michel is home to a great diversity of animals. You can find different species of birds such as gulls or whistling ducks, dolphins, seals and salt meadow lambs.
Can we drive to Mont-Saint-Michel? No, you must park in the parking lot located 2.5 km from Mont-Saint-Michel. To get there you can take the shuttle bus which takes about 20 minutes or walk but count about 40 minutes.