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Enter the Middle Age

Simple, rough and solid, it is the main gate of Mont Saint Michel. Not beautiful, but a perfect... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2016
Lieusaint, France
High tide means high tide - check the tables!

We were ready for the high tides but not until the next morning did we realize that you really need... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2016
Washington, DC
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

The gate used to enter the Abbey complex. This is the 1st of 3 gates you pass through that made up part of the fortifications of the Abbey. Just inside the gate, to the left is the tourist office, which is housed in the former...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2016

Simple, rough and solid, it is the main gate of Mont Saint Michel. Not beautiful, but a perfect reference point for beginning the Mont Saint Michel exploration.

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 21 March 2016

We were ready for the high tides but not until the next morning did we realize that you really need to add that into your departure time. All in all the experience at the gate was the best of the trip - fog and water...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

As you enter Mount St. Michel you pass through this gate, the first of a series of three gates making up the early defenses of the island. Though not remarkable, it is memorable.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 9 October 2015

You'll surely pass through this old gateway as you enter and leave Mont St. Michel. It's interesting in construction with the wooden lintel above it. Not as special or as unusual as the other gates, but interesting just as well. Get your feet wet at...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank David B L
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Placed at the entrance of the walls of Mont Saint Michel is it before the entrance of the ''Porte du Roi'', or most likely the ''king's door''.. this entrance door has been built by large blocks of stone will be one of the first things...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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