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Discover the history and beauty of the most impressive marvel of the western world, The Mont Saint – Michel is established in the heart of the large bay surrounded by the huge bay, both listed as world heritage by UNESCO world heritage list since 1979. The Mont-Saint-Michel architecture and its bay are the most visited tourist site of Normandy classified as a historical monument in 1874. Mont Saint-Michel was created due to the Archangel Michael order to Aubert, bishop of Avranches, the construction of a sanctuary. The first monastery was replaced by a Benedictine abbey in the 10th century, where monks prayed and welcomed the pilgrims who come to adorn the archangel, in order to earn the right to go to heaven. The “builder-religious” he never stopped adding buildings century after century until they were expelled by the French Revolution in 1791. The magnificent abbey then became a prison. In 1864, it was added to the list of French historical monuments, and it was restored before being opened to visitors. They are all surprised by the bold form of the architecture of the Abbey is, as build between earth and sky and the beautiful are the rooms of the “Wonder”, the cloister, the Church. You will fall under the spell of the beauty of the landscape. Considered a great achievement of monastic architecture, the abbey is built on the lonely rock of the bay and becomes completely isolated at high tide when the little island that seems to emerge from the water.
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