Discover Le Mont Saint Michel

September 18, 2012

ABOUT 400 kilometers (and an easy day-trip) from Paris is a stunning island commune known as  Mont Saint-Michel.

Located in Normandy, it is one kilometer off the north-western coast, at the Couesnon River mouth near Avranches and is home to a population of less than 50.

The island was home to strategic fortifications since antiquity, and since 709 AD has been the seat of the monastery from which it gets its’ name.

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