3 days around Mont Saint-Michel
The bridges of May, a few days at All Saints, and if you take advantage of a short stay to discover an overview of Normandy around Mont Saint-Michel. Your accommodation at Aurore de la Baie is ideally located.
A breath of fresh air at the Cliffs of Champeaux
Nominated as the most beautiful kilometer in France, the cliffs of Champeaux offer you an exceptional panorama over the Bay of Mont Saint-Michel. Easy and family walk, its path leads you through a flowery moor (in spring) with a permanent view of the sea. This coastal path passes by the Vauban hut and allows you to make a loop. From the top, you can observe one of the biggest reefs of Hermelles. These giant sand constructions made by a small sea worm reach here 3 km wide and one meter high representing approximately 300 hectares of surface!
This place is also one of the most frequented ornithological sites in Europe. The opportunity to observe many local birds or birds passing through during the great migrations. In September, the Normand Ornitological Group organizes there during the weekend of Saint-Michel a time of observation of migratory birds during which censuses are carried out. It also offers discovery hikes and conferences on birds.
In Saint-Malo, corsair city, culture and gastronomy
Take advantage of your stay to spend a day in Saint-Malo, a walled corsair city (Surcouf’s birthplace), offering a multitude of activities. Whether you are a fan of architecture (the city was completely rebuilt after the Second World War), long walks on the beach, sand yachting or even a gourmet, you will find what you are looking for here. Don’t hesitate to ask Aurore and Fred for advice so that they can give you all their tips for parking and easy access to the inner city.
The ascent of the Grand Bé, facing the ramparts allows you to go to the tomb of Chateaubriand, facing the sea, who decided to make it his final resting place. A remarkable point of view. This uninhabited island is only accessible at low tide. Pay attention to the tide times!
On the tasting side, don’t miss the ice cream from the famous Sanchez or the Kouign Amann from Maison Galland.
Finally, for a moment of relaxation, the marine baths of Saint-Malo, at the end of the Paramé dyke, offers you a revitalizing Aquatonic course, which you can conclude with a gourmet break upstairs.
Saint-Suliac, classified as the most beautiful village in France
On your return from Saint-Malo, pass through Saint-Suliac, one of the most beautiful villages in France. Celtic atmosphere guaranteed: old stones, flowers and narrow streets offering magnificent views of the Rance. On the quay which runs along the river, you can stop off at a simple and joyful guinguette.
The bravest will continue the walk to the end of the bank where the oratory of the Virgin of Grainfolet dominates, built in honor of the sailors who left to fish for cod from Newfoundland.