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Take a pilgrimage to beautiful Mont Saint-Michel

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V. M. Traverso - published on 03/19/22

Nothing beats reaching one of the most iconic Catholic landmarks by foot. Here's how to plan a once-in-a-lifetime trip to this Abbey located on an island off the coast of Normandy.

Most people planning a pilgrimage in Europe will probably think of the Camino di Santiago or the Via Francigena. But another destination must be included among a list of Europe’s most beloved holy walks: a pilgrimage to Mont Saint-Michel in France.

Nothing beats reaching one of the most iconic Catholic landmarks by foot.

History of Mont Saint-Michel

The iconic Abbey built on top of a rocky tidal island in Normandy, Northern France, has been attracting pilgrims since as early as the at least the 16th century.

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