Private Mont Saint-Michel Guided trip from Paris by Minivan, Calvados tasting

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Paris: Mont Saint-Michel — Fougères Private Trip by Minivan, Abbey Visit & Cider Tasting, Hotel Pick-up
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 £ 197.73 per person

  1. Tour Overview

    • Private Full-day Live-guided trip for 2 to 6 persons to Mont Saint-Michel with Calvados/Cider tasting by our fast driving Mercedes Minivan, extra long.
    • We offer a high-quality product with duration of 14 hours with a live guide. You ll" visit the Mont Saint-Michel city, Benedictine Abbey (tickets & audioguide included) - the Most visited Normandy's attraction. 
    • We make a visit to a local Calvados producer where 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 as normal cars. You save up around two hours.
    • This tour is also offered in Small-groups. 15 other day trips from Paris in Small-groups and as Private experiences by Clewel Travel.

  2. Tour Itinerary

    Day 1 : 07:30 Departure from Paris destination Mont Saint-Michel

    07:30 The Guide will welcome you at the Reception of your hotel. The trip begins. There are approx. 387 km to drive on a highway from Paris to Mont Saint-Michel by our comfortable WiFi air conditioned Mercedes minivan. It takes around 4 to 4,5 hours. 

    After 200 km we make a visit of local Distillery for Calvados, Pommeau & Cider tasting.

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


    09:45 Calvados, Pommeau & Cider tasing by a local producer.

    09:45 After approx. 2 hours drive we will make a stop for Calvados, Pommeau & Cider tasing by a local producer. You will not only learn the traditional technology but also have a degustation. 

    10:30  Departure to Mont Saint-Michel. It takes more than 2 hours drive.


    12:30 - 17:00 Arrival at Mont Saint-Michel and visit of the Benedictine Abbey.

    12:30 Arrival at Mont Saint-Michel and visit of the Benedictine Abbey (tickets and audioguide included). Free time to enjoy Mont Saint-Michel, 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 to Paris. One stop at the rest area will be made.


    21:30 Coming back to Paris. Drop Off at Your hotel.

    21:30/22:00  Coming back to Paris. Drop Off at Your hotel.


  3. What's Included

    • Calvados & Cider tasting at a local Producer
    • Entrance tickets to the Abbey with Audioguide
    • Mercedes minivan max. 6 Persons, WiFi/USB
    • Professional Guide and professional Driver
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Bottled water
    • You are welcome to take pictures and videos all along the experience 

  4. What's Excluded

    • Gratuities
    • Souvenirs
    • Entrance tickets

  5. 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 380 km (highway), it means totally 4 hours ride one direction
    • Time spent at Mont Saint-Michel is 4 - 4,5 hours, time spent by Calvados distillery is about 45 minutes
    • 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 

  6. Requirements

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Warm clothes to access the underground Wine cellars  
    • The tour takes place all year round, so dress for the weather 

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