Entrance tickets to Mont Saint-Michel Abbey

L'Abbaye, 50170, Le Mont Saint-Michel, France, Mont-Saint-Michel, France
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What To Expect

Considered the “Western Marvel”, the Mont Saint-Michel is nestled in the middle of an exceptional site, surrounded by the moving sands and the tides that run in at the speed of a galloping horse. The medieval village built upon the island is crowned by a beautiful fortified Abbey dedicated to Saint Michael the Archangel. The whole site is classified by UNESCO as a world heritage site and it hasn’t changed much since the Middle Ages.Benedictine monks started building an Abbey here in the 10th century. The heroic resistance of the Mount to English attacks during the Hundred Years’ War made it a symbol of French national identity. Monks left the Abbey in 1790, and it was listed as a historic monument in 1874. The whole site has been returned to its former glory thanks to on-going restoration work. You will discover the cloister, the gardens and a breathtaking view of the bay.

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Important info

  • The ticket gives access to an unguided tour of the monument
  • Considering the many steps to climb to reach the Abbaye, the monument is very difficult to access for visitors with reduced mobility and for strollers
  • The Abbey is open every day from 2 May to 31 August from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm and from 1 September to 30 April from 9.30 am to 6.00 pm
  • The abbey is closed on January 1st, May 1st, and December 25th.
  • Free admission for children under 18 (except school group), EU citizens (18-25), disabled visitors, and unemployed people (proof required)
  • Free admission for all visitors on the first Sunday of the month from 1 November to 31 March
  • Free admission for all visitors during the "Journées du Patrimoine" on the 3rd weekend of September
  • During periods of high tides, access to Mont-Saint-Michel and the abbey will be closed for 1 hour in the morning and the evening on certain dates
What's included
Entrance ticket
What's not included
Guided tour
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Enjoy direct access to a stunning UNESCO world heritage site. Discover the cloister, the gardens and a breathtaking view of the bay. Escape the noise and traffic of the city for a day

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Meeting Point

Present your ticket (barcode scan) at the entrance of Mont Saint-Michel Abbey.