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Islands to explore in Normandy

Normandy

Northwesternmost of the 18 regions of France. Normandy's name comes from the settlement of the territory by mainly Danish and Norwegian Vikings ("Northmen") from the 9th century.

Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel50170 Mont Saint-Michel, France

It is a tidal island and mainland commune in Normandy, France. An important medieval pilgrimage destination, Mont Saint-Michel is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Both the 11th- to 13th-century Abbey of Saint-Michel and the Bay of Saint-Michel are protected under this designation. The island has had strategic fortifications since ancient times. It is 247 acres in size and it has a population of 44. People that live there are called the Montois.

Map of Islands to explore in Normandy