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The "Marvel of the Western World".

This place and the surroundings are famous all around the world owing to its island setting.

The origin of the abbey goes back to the early 8th century when the Archangel Michael appeared to the Bishop of Avranches, Aubert who founded an oratory on the island.

You will also visit the picturesque village with its narrow street which climbs steeply between old houses, the ramparts from the 13th and 15th centuries, the abbey gardens, St Peter church.


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