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Old 01-24-2013, 07:44 PM
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Somewhere I read that it was one of the most visited tourist attractions in France. However, I would not make a special trip to go there. At the base of the mount, the path through "village" is all shops selling trinkets and touristy things and food stalls. As I recall, we took an alternate path that avoids most of these stores. I would prefer to walk around a small town like Dinan, which, by the way, is close Mont St Michel (less than 1 hr by car).
In Normandy, I liked visiting the WW2 museums and sights, cemeteries (I recommend visiting not just the American one, but also a German one, I think we went to one in La Cambe).
Go to Giverny if you're a Monet fan.
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