Mont-Saint-Michel Abbey

50170 Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint Michel Abbey

Mont Saint Michel Abbey is a medieval masterpiece of religious and military architecture located on a rocky island off the coast of Normandy, France, in the small town of Mont Saint-Michel. The abbey was founded in the 8th century and has been a center of pilgrimage and learning for over a thousand years. The abbey's Romanesque and Gothic architecture, including its famous spire, draws visitors from around the world. The abbey was also a strategic stronghold during the Hundred Years' War and has a fascinating history of military defense and siege. With its rich history, stunning architecture, and beautiful natural setting, Mont Saint Michel Abbey is a top tourist attraction and a UNESCO World Heritage site that should not be missed.

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