Mont Saint-Michel Live-guided small-group by Minivan from Paris Calvados Tasting

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Paris: Mont Saint-Michel — Fougeres Day Trip by Minivan with Abbey Visit & Calvados/Cider Tasting
Duration

Durations: 12 Hour(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 1+

Languages

Languages: English

Mont Saint-Michel in Normandy and Fougères in Brittany with Calvados / Cider tasting by Mercedes Minivan WiFi air conditioned for up to 6 clients + Guide + Driver.

From £ 169.82 per person

  1. Meeting Point
  2. Tour Overview

    • Hight quality Full-day Live-guided trip from Paris for 4 to 6 persons to Mont Saint-Michel with Abbey visit and Calvados tasting by Mercedes Minivan, extra long, which drives faster. 
    • We offer a high-quality product with duration of 14 hours. You ll" visit the Mont Saint-Michel city, Benedictine Abbey (tickets & audioguide included) and Calvados tasting. 
    • During the visit to a local Calvados producer You can get explanations how it is being made for centuries and taste the genuine Calvados & Cider of Normandy (included).
    • We offer one professional driver and one professional guide as well (by groups up to 4 persons we reserve the right to have one guide-driver). Minivan drives faster than a bus and is more comfortable compared with normal cars. You save up around two hours.
    • This tour is also offered as Customised Private Experience. 15 other day trips from Paris in Small-groups and as Private Experiences offered.

  3. Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 : 07:30 Departure from Your Hotel in Paris (or Opera Garnier Steps) destination Mont Saint-Michel

    07:30 The Guide will welcome you at Opera Garnier Steps or at the Reception of your hotel if the pick up option is booked. The trip begins with our Mercedes air-conditioned minivan. There are approx. 387 km to drive on a highway from Paris to Mont Saint-Michel. It takes around 4 hours. After 200 km it will be a stop for Calvados, Pommeau & Cider tasting.


    The Guide will give you general information about French history connected to Normandy, especially Mont Saint-Michel.


    09:45 Calvados Christian Drouin distillery visit with Calvados tasting

    09:45 After approx. 2,5 hours drive we will make a stop for Calvados, Pommeau & Cider tasing by a local producer. You will learn the traditional technology how Calvados is being produces for centuries and afterwards have a tasting with explanations.


    13:00 Arrival at Mont Saint-Michel and visit of the Benedictine Abbey.

    13:00  Arrival at Mont Saint-Michel and visit of the Benedictine Abbey. 

    Entrance tickets into the Abbey including audio-guides in English. After the Abbey visit You'll have free time to enjoy Mont Saint-Michel and time for Lunch.

    After arrival at UNESCO World Heritage Mont Saint-Michel, your guide will bring you up the narrow streets of the medieval village toward the top. On the top of the Island, you can admire panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and bay and enter the Benedictine Abbey. 

    First settled by man in the year 709 it contains Medieval village & beautiful Abbey fortress dedicated to Saint Michael the Archangel. The construction of the Benedictine Abbey started in the 700’s and continued through the 1200s. The whole island is classified by UNESCO as a world heritage site. It remains practically the same since the Middle Ages as it was the goal of pilgrims from all over the world. Mont Saint Michel remains the most visited site in France. 


    17:00 Departure from Mont Saint-Michel Destination Paris.

    17:00  Departure from Mont Saint-Michel Destination Paris. There are approx. 387 km to drive on a highway from Mont Saint-Michel to Paris by our comfortable air conditioned Mercedes minivan. 

    One stop will be made at a rest area.


    21:00/21:30 Coming back to Paris.

    21:00/21:30  Coming back to Paris to the Opera Garnier steps or Drop off at your hotel if option booked.


  4. What's Included

    • Mercedes minivan, max. 6 Persons, WiFi/USB
    • Professional Guide and professional Driver
    • Entrance tickets to the Abbey + Audioguide
    • Calvados & Cider tasting at a local Producer
    • Bottled water
    • All Fees and Taxes

  5. What's Excluded

    • Gratuities
    • Souvenirs

  6. FAQs

    Please Note:

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking after Your online payment (Credit cards, bank transfers)
    • Trip from Paris to Mont Saint-Michel is appox 370 km (highway), it means totally about 4 hours ride one direction, 
    • Time spent at Mont Saint-Michel is 4 hours, 
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately 
    • Comfortable shoes are recommended 
    • Not wheelchair accessible, some stairs to access the underground Wine cellars
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult 
    • Most travelers can participate  
    • Near public transportation 

  7. Requirements

    • Comfortable shoes  
    • The tour takes place all year round, so dress for the weather 

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