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Dave's Digital Postcards from Seine Princess and Normandy

Postby tomvet » 06 Aug 2016 14:15

Gillzajoker wrote:Must be many years since I visited Mont St. Michel - which I loved - and also it's 'twin' St. Michael's Mount, where we almost got caugt by the tide! :oops:


I am sure you would not have been to unhappy to sleep on St Michael's Mount :shock: :shock:
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Re: Dave's Digital Postcards from Seine Princess and Normandy

Postby Dave » 06 Aug 2016 18:44

We had an absolutely fantastic day at Mont St Michel. It was definitely one of the most spectacular and picturesque places we've ever been. Actually, it was Fred's 8th or so visit but my first time - and I loved it. And the weather was perfect too. :-)

The car parks are about 2 miles away but we were more than happy to walk because the landscape is so breathtaking and the destination is so impressive.

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Mont St Michel was very busy but we found a restaurant with room for 6 adults and 2 children quite quickly and we enjoyed a delicious lunch. Then we spent a very long time exploring - something that involved carrying children and a pushchair up and down a great many steps!

The views of the town and the views of the surrounding area were equally wonderful and I think that's why Mont St Michel is up there with the greatest places in the world to visit.

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Re: Dave's Digital Postcards from Seine Princess and Normandy

Postby tomvet » 06 Aug 2016 19:00

Oh! Fabulous Dave! No I really must go!

..............something that involved carrying children and a pushchair up and down a great many steps!


Sounds like you are having my kind of holiday! :thumbup:
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Re: Dave's Digital Postcards from Seine Princess and Normandy

Postby JollyJill » 06 Aug 2016 19:10

Dave wrote:We had an absolutely fantastic day at Mont St Michel. It was definitely one of the most spectacular and picturesque places we've ever been. Actually, it was Fred's 8th or so visit but my first time - and I loved it. And the weather was perfect too. :-)

The car parks are about 2 miles away but we were more than happy to walk because the landscape is so breathtaking and the destination is so impressive.

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Mont St Michel was very busy but we found a restaurant with room for 6 adults and 2 children quite quickly and we enjoyed a delicious lunch. Then we spent a very long time exploring - something that involved carrying children and a pushchair up and down a great many steps!

The views of the town and the views of the surrounding area were equally wonderful and I think that's why Mont St Michel is up there with the greatest places in the world to visit.

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It is a fabulous place to visit and although it must be over 25 years ago that I was there, I remember the wow factor.
I am surprised you haven't been there before Dave being as you Have a French wife. ;)
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Re: Dave's Digital Postcards from Seine Princess and Normandy

Postby adogap » 06 Aug 2016 19:20

Great photos! I have never been but off now to check if we can do a tour from Braemar next month 8-)

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Postby Borneo » 06 Aug 2016 19:31

You know how to holiday don't you. Loved the photos.
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Postby Toongirl » 06 Aug 2016 20:53

Great photos. I haven't been there either but now I want to go.
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Re: Dave's Digital Postcards from Seine Princess and Normandy

Postby tomvet » 06 Aug 2016 22:27

Excellent photography!

Picture Postcard Perfect

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Postby judgegeoff » 06 Aug 2016 22:51

I first visited Mont St. Michel in 1957 whilst on a school holiday to St. Malo and have been back there several times since. I totally agree with Dave that it is one of the World's greatest places to visit. It is amazing how quickly the tide comes in around the Mount, it can be very dangerous.
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Re: Dave's Digital Postcards from Seine Princess and Normandy

Postby Camela » 06 Aug 2016 23:03

If it's serious? I can quite understand Fred doing the clearing up after a meal. It's my MO and when I visit the boys washing up in the sink is the first thing I tackle!
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