Le Mont-Saint-Michel rocky tidal island

By Ryan R ZhaoOwn work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link

Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island  in Normandy, France. The original site was founded by an Irish hermit.  The island has held strategic fortifications since ancient times and since the 8th century  has been the seat of the monastery from which it draws its name. Most of the time it is surrounded by vast sandbanks and becomes an island only when the tides are very high. Before the construction of the 3,000-foot causeway that connects the island to land, it was particularly difficult to reach because of quicksand and very fast-rising tides.

By Tango7174Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link

By DiliffOwn work, Public Domain, Link

By Okamatsu Fujikawa okamatsuhttps://unsplash.com/photos/pJGNsvYB9vwImage at the Wayback Machine (archived on 15 July 2017)Gallery at the Wayback Machine (archived on 2 May 2017), CC0, Link

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By Jean-Pierre RemyOwn work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link

By Francesco Bandarin – This place is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed asMont-Saint-Michel and its Bay., CC BY-SA 3.0-igo, Link<s/mall>

By Nicolas Raymond from Bethesda, Maryland, USA – Mont Saint-Michel Castle – HDR, CC BY 2.0, Link

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2 thoughts on “Le Mont-Saint-Michel rocky tidal island”

  1. Loved it. I’ve searched around Mont St M, but only on Google/online. Would love to go.

    Pity about al the inane adverts: the price of being a popular blogger.
    My, they’re trash, though.

  2. Fantastico articolo con immagini quasi irreali per la loro bellezza.
    Buon fine settimana e un saluto,silvia

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