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50170 Mont-Saint-Michel, France
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

This will be your last chance of some reasonable personal space as once you enter the walls close in and the crowds build. This is the start of a day of queues. If you are to reach the top, this evil has to be overcome.

Thank mike d
Reviewed 29 May 2018

It may seem crowded, and usually is, but take some time to stop and admire the construction of this gate, and try to think back how it was used in earlier times when the castle was to be defended.

Thank Torger B
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Boulevard gate is the 2nd gate you pass through enroute to La Grand Rue. There is an English cannon on display in the area between the Porte de l’Avancee and this gate. The tourism office is located to the left just prior to this gate.

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Too many people and noise. They set up a pretty nice transport system from the parking lots and bus stop. Or you can walk. The hotels are not far from the island. But what a mess.... Find a quiet coastal town.

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We walked down this street as we were leaving the abbey. We thought we'd stop and have a snack and some wine or beer. We went into one place. First they made me move to a different table where everyone was packed in. Then they...More

Thank Myrna F
Reviewed 24 September 2017

As you walk through the arch you realise how much is actually on this small mount! Awe inspiring.....

Thank sirobUK
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Walking the small passageways of Mont Saint Michel makes you forget the modern world and remember your history lessons on medieval history. If at all possible avoid the summer months, as walking through the streets is at a snails pace. I was in Mont Saint...More

Thank GLaSota
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

You have to walk through it - following bag check by police. It leads you to another Porte (gate) to head up to the Abbey.

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The main portway into Mont St Michel is very impressive and it is nice that the organisers have made sure no cars park in front to mar the first sights. Although out of season the buses were already full and the entryway crowded as people...More

Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Impressive and monumental entrance on the tiny rocky fortified island of Mont Saint-Michel. A perfect beginning of the visit.

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