We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Steep stairs

After the Grand rue, next step is to climb the stairs heading for the abbey entrance. It is... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Torger B
,
Copenhagen, Denmark
350 STEPS

At the end of the main street, it the beginning of the Grand degree (the large external stairway... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
SoCalOregonian
,
Murrieta, California
Read all 80 reviews
91
All photos (91)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good54%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
29 May 2018
“Steep stairs”
22 Apr 2018
“350 STEPS”
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Dec
Jan
Feb
Contact
50170 Mont-Saint-Michel, France
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Mont-Saint-Michel
from US$11,60
More Info
from US$116,00
More Info
from US$100,20
More Info
Reviews (80)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveller rating
3
8
0
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
3
8
0
0
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2018

This must be one of the most impressive workouts ever. All the steps are occupied by tour groups and students who give up on the challenge for a rest. The rewards of the Abbey await so the trial has to be taken and beaten.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike D
Reviewed 29 May 2018

After the Grand rue, next step is to climb the stairs heading for the abbey entrance. It is exciting to approach the top, but particularly on the way down again, handrails would be very useful. The same is the case for the stairs to the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Torger B
Reviewed 22 April 2018

At the end of the main street, it the beginning of the Grand degree (the large external stairway) The stairway takes you upwards to the Abbey. Take your time; look around at the views and the defensive towers of the Abbey. If you found this...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 23 December 2017

If you will reach the top, the Abbey you will pass here on this historical sites, the Grand Degre; you feel you in an ancient castle with spectacular renovations; a perfect reflection on the past, 200 years ago; very nice views.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

A walk through history and respect for those who worked on it - the willing and the unwilling! This is the challenging climb up to the Abbey - with some amazing views if you look behind you! 1799

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Albywon
Reviewed 13 May 2016

As you climb to the top of the site / feature you'll pass the Grand Degre. All very impressive historically. Take your time to take it all in.

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Scott D
Reviewed 27 February 2016

A must climb to see the Abbey. We were here in February so it was cold and rainy. But it also meant there were very few other tourists. So no rush to our climb. Myself, Dad (68) and Niece (10) had no trouble.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank tinag6813
Reviewed 8 October 2015

You've made it this far & you only have 300-400 steps to go! But, it's the only way up to the Abbye, so you don't get an alternate plan. Nearly impossible for the handicapped & tres difficult for those w strollers (you'll be picking up...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank David B L
Reviewed 18 August 2015

There are really a lot of stairs to climb in order to reach the abbey and the upper level of Mont-Saint-Michel. It is well worth the effort but it is not suitable for everyone, especially if you must wait for the tickets in the queue...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 6 June 2015

This is a steep stair case as the entrance to the Mont St Michel. You have to be a good climber to et to the to. At the top look at the view to the left and price the gold statue on the top of...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank ETHKino
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 16 nearby hotels
Hotel Le Mouton Blanc
69 reviews
.07 km away
La Vieille Auberge
364 reviews
.07 km away
Hotel Saint-Michel
1 review
.07 km away
Auberge Saint-Pierre
970 reviews
.09 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 30 nearby restaurants
La Sirene
1 161 reviews
.11 km away
Creperie La Cloche
384 reviews
.08 km away
Hotel du Guesclin
491 reviews
.10 km away
Le Duguesclin
297 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 37 nearby attractions
Baie du Mont St Michel
519 reviews
.11 km away
Terrasse de l'Ouest
250 reviews
.09 km away
Fortifications du Mont-Saint-Michel
1 706 reviews
.11 km away
Tour du Nord
317 reviews
.07 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Grand Degre staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines