Le Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel.

Er en tidevandsø og kommune i regionen Basse-Normandie i Normandiet, Frankrig, den er beliggende cirka 1 km fra landets nordkyst, ved udmundningen af Couesnon-floden og nær Avranches, indbyggertallet i 1999 var på blot 50 beboer.

Øen blev befæstet i det 6. og 7 århundrede og hed dengang Mont Tombe under biskoppen af Avaranches, St. Aubert, ifølge katolske lære pålagt af ærkeenglen Mikael at opføre et kloster og en kirke på øen, det blev påbegyndt i år 708, klostret blev stående, men stedet blev igen befæstet i år 933. Beliggenheden gav fæstningen en vigtig strategisk betydning i forhold til vandløb og havne i området, kirken er bevaret.

 Koordinater: 48.635834°N 1.511389° 

I området findes der både en campingplads og flere autocamper pladser, det anbefales at man handler inden man ankommer, da muligheden for indkøb ikke er store.

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Mont Saint-Michel.
Is a tidal lake and municipality in the region of Lower Normandy in Normandy, France, it is located approx. 1 km from the north coast of the country at the mouth of the Couesnon River and near Avranches, the population in 1999 was only 50 inhabitants.

The island was fortified in the 6th and 7th centuries and was then called Mont Tombe under the bishop of Avaranches, St. Aubert, according to Catholic teachings, which the archangel Michael ordered to build a monastery and a church on the island, it was started in the year 708 the monastery remained standing, but the place was fortified again in the year 933. The location gave the fortress an important strategic importance in relation to streams and harbors in the area, the church is preserved.

In the area there is both a campsite and several motorhome pitches, it is recommended that you shop before you arrive, as the possibility of shopping is not great.