Places of Interest nearby
Location address: France, Basse-Normandie, Mont-Saint-Michel
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The Mont Saint-Michel Bay is located between Brittany (to the south west) and the Normandy peninsula of Cotentin (to the south and east). The bay is part of the club of the world’s most beautiful bays (fr) and is a world heritage site from the UNESCO. Due to the significant tidal movements in this region (more than 10 meters) a great expense of the bay is uncovered at low tide. Two granitic islands are in this bay: Tombelaine and the Mont Saint-Michel. Many birds and harbor seal live in this area.
The Mont-Saint-Michel abbey is located within the city and island of Mont-Saint-Michel in Lower Normandy, in the department of Manche.
An imposing rocky outcrop in Normandy, Mont Saint-Michel is the site of a stunning Romanesque Abbey, medieval church and historic battlements.