The Mont-Saint-Michel bay

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The Mont-Saint-Michel bay - Tourism in the Manche

Listed on the UNESCO Word Heritage, the Mont-Saint-Michel bay boasts a large biodiversity. This vast area of natural heritage also experiences the strongest tides in Europe. In addition, it is a favourite place for wild birds. The salt meadows of Mont-Saint-Michel bay, where sheep quietly graze, are the largest in France.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Attention shifting sands of the Bay of Mont -Saint- Michel, which is also called the lises are not a legend, it is a reality that can be dangerous. Known phenomenon of thixotropy, which is being trapped inside. Crossing on foot of the bay must therefore perform accompanied by a state-certified guide.

High spring tide around Mount (© Jean Espirat)High spring tide around Mount (© Jean Espirat)
 
Aerial view of Mont-Saint-MichelAerial view of Mont-Saint-Michel
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Mount view of the polder dike (© Jean Espirat)Mount view of the polder dike (© Jean Espirat)
Mount seen rock Thorin (© Jean Espirat)Mount seen rock Thorin (© Jean Espirat)
 
The bore saw the walls of Mount (© Jean Espirat)The bore saw the walls of Mount (© Jean Espirat)
The bore (© Jean Espirat)The bore (© Jean Espirat)
 
Pedestrian Crossing the North strike (© Jean Espirat)Pedestrian Crossing the North strike (© Jean Espirat)
The bore seen from the upper platform (© Jean Espirat)The bore seen from the upper platform (© Jean Espirat)
 
Spring on the Mont-Saint-Michel (Jean © Espirat)Spring on the Mont-Saint-Michel (Jean © Espirat)
Spring on Mt (© Jean Espirat)Spring on Mt (© Jean Espirat)
 
Twilight on Mount (© Jean Espirat)Twilight on Mount (© Jean Espirat)
Twilight on Mount (© Jean Espirat)Twilight on Mount (© Jean Espirat)
 
Day Large Tide (© Jean Espirat)Day Large Tide (© Jean Espirat)
Day high tide (© Jean Espirat)Day high tide (© Jean Espirat)
  

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