France - Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay

"Perched on a rocky islet in the midst of vast sandbanks exposed to powerful tides between Normandy and Brittany stand the 'Wonder of the West', a Gothic-style Benedictine abbey dedicated to the archangel St Michael, and the village that grew up in the shadow of its great walls. Built between the 11th and 16th centuries, the abbey is a technical and artistic tour de force, having had to adapt to the problems posed by this unique natural site." Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1
A beautiful view of Mont Saint-Michel with a matching stamp and special cancellation of Mont St Michel. Thanks so much to Jean-Pierre of France.

Postcard 2>
Mont Saint Michel is located on an island and a long series of steps to reach the top. Thanks to Hob.


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