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The Isle Mont-St-Michel

Mont-St-Michel - The magic panorama

The medieval abbey Mont-St-Michel (St. Michael’s Mount) is located on a tidal island. This Island is located on the border between Normandy and Brittany at the mouth of the river Couesnon. The history begins in 8th Century, when a chapel devoted to St. Michael was built. Later was built a benedictine abbey, which was gradually expanded and fortified to withstand the siege Britons. Read more »