le dimanche 23 septembre, l'abbaye sera fermée à la visite mais ouverte à la musique pour une série de concerts à l'occasion du festival "Via Aeterna".

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 big rucksacks are not permitted. Little bags (smaller than hand luggages items) are allowed.

> 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)
More or less frequent departures of guided tours, depending on the period. Meeting point on the western terrace of the abbey.
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: €3 per person

> 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!


(including: prepaid tickets, self-guided tours, visit with independent guide)

> 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.


> Two shops (free entry) 
> Toilets
> Steps

  • Librairie-boutique Gift and book shop
  • Toilettes Restroom

Booklet guide