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Pontorson, two steps away from the world-famous Mount Saint Michel

Located only 9 kms away from the Mount Saint-Michel in the northwestern part of France, Pontorson is a little city counting around 6.000 inhabitants. Built along the Couesnon river, its vicinity with the famous mount makes Pontorson a city attracting many visitors each year.

About France

The Mount Saint-Michel’s bay is one of the most famous in Europe thanks to the holly Saint-Michel’s hill. This little UNESCO listed island is the siege of a wonderful fortified village.

The abbey which is 170 meters high overlooks the bay and is world-known and attract more than 3 million visitors a year. This lovely region also offers the visitors many charming and typical cities and villages : Pontorson is one of them.

You will enjoy the city centre of Pontorson, particularly along the Couesnon banks where boats invite you to hop on board, heading the Mount Saint-Michel by the river. It is something you should experience!

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How to get from paris to pontorson i want to go to mt. st, michel from paris. I want to take a train to pontorson.

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