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Mont Saint Michel bay

Mont Saint Michel bay

Tucked between Granville and Cancale lies the Bay of Mont Saint Michel, home to one of the greatest religious gems of the western hemisphere. At first view this immeasurably flat plain is just a tidal salt marsh but for those who know how to take the time to walk and observe, it becomes a living theatre. From the top of the granite cliffs of Champeaux you admire the bay and then continue over the foothills of St Jean le Thomas to where pilgrims began their journey to the Mont at low tide. At the beginning this Mont was nothing but a huge block of granite over which proud cathedral architects fought to erect the work of art which is now the abbey. Finally turning your back on this abbey continue your walk along the Duchesse Anne seawall. This feature has allowed man to reclaim and cultivate the land up to the cliff of Roz. Arriving in the oyster port of Cancale you will be seduced by its peaceful beauty; unique flora, both subtle and wild; and thousands of birds breeding, nesting or just flying over the bay.

ECO’: Half-board accommodation in hotels with all the facilities

STANDART : accommodation in 2 star hotels with terroir dinners

COMFORT : accommodation in 3 or 4 star hotels with gourmet dinners

Eco’ tour description

Day 1 : Arrival at Granville in the afternoon
Day 2 : Granville – St Jean Le Thomas (20 km)
Day 3 : St Jean Le Thomas – Avranches (18 km)
Day 4 : Avranches– Le Mont St Michel (25 km)
Day 5 : Le Mont St Michel – Roz sur Couesnon (16 km)
Day 6 : Roz sur C. – St Benoît des Ondes (20 km)
Day 7 : St Benoît des Ondes – Cancale (15 km)
Day 8 : Cancale. Tour ends after breakfast

Standard & Confort tour description

Day 1: Arrival at Granville
Day 2: Granville – St Jean le Thomas (20 km)
Day 3: St Jean le Thomas – Avranches (18 km)
Day 4: Pontaubault – Le Mont Saint Michel (20 km)
                transfer by taxi from Avranches to Pontaubault
Day 5: Tour of Mont Saint Michel – Ste Anne Capel – Le Vivier sur Mer (10 km)
Day 6: Le Vivier sur Mer – Cancale (18 km)
Day 7: Circular walk around Cancale via Pointe du Groin (18 km)
Day 8: Cancale – End of the tour after breakfast.

What’s included?

  • Accomodation and breakfast
  • Dinners according to description and selected range of services
  • Hotel to hotel luggage transfer along the trail.
  • A set of maps (1/25 000 scale) with the route marked on and detailed route notes describing the trail.
  • A daily itinerary together with information about facilities and places of interest along the trail.
  • Emergency assistance in English

 

 

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