8 days in Mont-Saint-Michel, Cancale & Saint-Malo Itinerary

8 days in Mont-Saint-Michel, Cancale & Saint-Malo Itinerary

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Train to Dol De Bretagne, Taxi to Mont-Saint-Michel
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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 4 nights
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Cancale
— 2 nights
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Saint-Malo
— 1 night
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Mont-Saint-Michel — 4 nights

Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Explore Mont-Saint-Michel's surroundings by going to Zoo de Champrepus (in Champrepus), Granville (Musee d'Art Moderne Richard Anacreon & Musee Christian Dior) and Chateau de Fougeres (in Fougeres). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Mont Saint-Michel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, identify plant and animal life at Mont Saint-Michel Bay, and stroll the grounds of Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel online holiday maker.

Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 4-hour combination of train and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Paris in August, expect nights in Mont-Saint-Michel to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cancale.
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Cancale — 2 nights

Cancale is a commune in the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany in northwestern France. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): stop by Savonnerie Cancalaise, then get to know the fascinating history of Chemin de Ronde, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pointe du Grouin, and finally pick up some local products at Marche aux Huitres. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Le Fort du Guesclin, then head off the coast to Les iles Chausey, and then contemplate the long history of Malouiniere de la Ville-Bague.

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You can drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Cancale in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Saint-Malo.
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Saint-Malo — 1 night

Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
On the 5th (Mon), make a trip to La Tour de l'Horloge, don't miss a visit to Centre Historique, then get to know the fascinating history of Promenade du Clair de Lune, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage du Sillon.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Saint-Malo travel planner.

Saint-Malo is just a short distance from Cancale. In September, daytime highs in Saint-Malo are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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