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Saint-Malo, France-port

Explore this fascinating fortified town or discover the lovely medieval town of Dinan and its impressive clock tower and picturesque half-timbered houses. Drive along the rugged Brittany coast and savor the stunning view of mystical Mont St. Michel before wandering through its steep winding streets and the mazelike abbey passages.

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Below is a list of those shore excursions previously offered in this port. For information on which shore excursions will be offered on a particular cruise, please reference the specific itinerary of that cruise.

Free Excursions

Regent Choice Excursions

  • Light Activity /Walking Light Activity /Walking
  • Seated Tour Seated Tour
  • Moderate Activity/Walking Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Most Active or Strenuous Most Active or Strenuous
  • Minimal Activity Required Minimal Activity Required
  • Regent Choice Regent Choice
  • Gourmet Explorer Gourmet Explorer
  • Meal Meal
  • Evening Tour Evening Tour
  • Mystical Mont St. Michel
    Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Picturesque Dinan
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Scenic Saint-Malo
    Light Activity /Walking
  • St. Malo & Montmarin
    Light Activity /Walking

Mystical Mont St. Michel

Moderate Activity/Walking

Duration: 5 hours

Tour Code: SOA-001

Begin with a scenic ride through the countryside of Brittany. The unforgettable view of the abbey of St. Michel will rise in the distance in sharp contrast to the coastal tidal plain which surrounds it. The abbey is a magnificent edifice comprised of a pre-Romanesque church begun in the 8th century and a series of Romanesque and Gothic monastery buildings. Rising over 500 feet above sea level, Mont St. Michel rests on sand banks where the daily tides can change as much as 4 to 6 feet. At high tide, this wondrous abbey and church often seem to be floating in the sea. A walk up the steep, narrow cobblestone streets and steps brings you to the abbey where your guide will take you to explore maze-like passages and stairways. After visiting this marvel of medieval construction, enjoy some free time before transferring back to the ship.

Please note: There is difficult and strenuous walking on this tour and is not suitable for those with any walking difficulties or those who tire easily.