France Travel Planner by Tom Brosnahan & Jane Fisher   Office du Tourisme, Mont St-Michel
The Tourist Office is just inside the entrance of Mont St-Michel, but there's also one on the mainland.


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On the Mainland

The Tourist Information Center is located near the mainland parking lots and shuttle bus (navette) starting point. Besides informative displays, the staff can answer questions and provide information on visits to the Bay of Mont St-Michel.

They can also inform you about the all-important dam on the Couesnon River and important role it plays in the project to restore the maritime character of Mont St-Michel.

To the side of the office building are machines for paying your parking fees before returning to your car.

Tourist information office, MSM
The Tourist Information Office by the parking area.

On the Island

On the island of Mont St-Michel, the Tourist Office (Office du Tourisme) is situated in the former guardroom (Corps de Garde des Bourgeois) just inside the entrance to the fortifications.

It's open every day of the year except Christmas Day (December 25th) and New Year's Day (January 1st).

In addition to the information and amiable staff inside the office, there are posters outside with information on hotels and the all-important tides, should you visit at an hour when the office is closed.

Tickets for the Abbey and the Museums are sold at the sites themselves, not at the Office du Tourisme.

Office du Tourisme Mont St-Michel
Tel: +44 (0) 2 33 60 14 30

Hotel Map

Use this handy Hotel Map to find your preferred lodgings either on or off the island:

About Mont St-Michel

What to See & Do

The Abbey

The Couesnon Dam


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Tourist information, Mont St-Michel

Above, Space is always at a premium at Mont St-Michel. The Tourist Office is just inside the entrance to the island, and is elevated for times of high tides.


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