Offers and facilities

Find here all the information to prepare your visit of the Abbaye du Mont-Saint-Michel.

Before your visit

> The route has a lot of steps. 

> Suitcases and rucksacks are not permitted. 

> Animals are not permitted, even in a carry bag. 

> Knives and scooters are not permitted. 

> No smoking or eating in the monument. 

  • Chiens guides et d'assistance autorisés Assistance dogs welcome
  • Dogs are not allowed


> Self-guided tours
With a visitors guide in French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Dutch, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese and Korean. (length of visit: 30 minutes to 1½ hours)
(Booking not required)

In French and English year round ; German, Spanish and Italian (in July and August) (length of visit: 1 hour 15 minutes)
Tours leave at set times.
No additional fee on top of admission.


> Individuals: audio tours in French, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese and Korean (length of visit: 1 hour)
No booking.
On top of admission fee: €4.50 per person, €6 per couple (2 headsets).

> Groups (length of visit: 1 hour): €3 per person for a group of more than 20 people and tourism professionals.
Written booking required for groups (email, post).
You can pick up until 90 minutes before closing time!


> Guided tours: tour not accessible to groups

> Self-guided tours for adults: visitors guide available in 12 languages
8€/persons for tourism professional or groups with more than 20 persons

> Tour-lectures for adults: in-depth presentation of the abbey, lasts 2 hours.
- 1 to 15 people: €180, all inclusive
- 16 to 30 people: €300, all inclusive
- 1 to 35 students: €72 flat rate, all inclusive
- 1 accompanying adult per 15 students; the "adult groups" rate applies to additional accompanying adults, except for those with the French “Pass Education” (free) or a professional card from the French Education Nationale (concession).
Written booking required, as early as possible.
> Tour-lectures for schools: 1½-hour tour – between October and April
On condition that your educational project is validated by the educational action department.
Written booking required (email, post) for school groups.

> Self-guided tours for school groups: flat rate of €30 per group of 35 students.
Written booking required (email, post) for school groups.


> Family tour
Limited to 30 people
Booking required 

> “Bastille of the Seas”: Tour-lecture looking at Mont Saint-Michel’s prison period and how the abbey was transformed into a prison.
Limited to 18 people
Booking required 

> “A Sunday in the Archangel’s Sky”: Tour-lecture giving access to the choir terraces and the lace staircase (depending on the weather conditions).
Booking required


> Two shops (free entry) 
> Toilets
> Steps

  • Librairie-boutique Gift and book shop
  • Toilettes Restroom

Booklet guide