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Walking tour in the Bay of the Mont St Michel, a unique experience!

For an authentic discovering of the Bay of Mont St Michel, shoes in your hand, experience the famous quick sands with a 4 hours walking tour (from and to Bec d’Andaine in Genêts) http://www.otmontsaintmichel.com/en/traverseesbaie.htm One of France’s most recognizable landmarks and among top attractions of Normandy, Mont Saint-Michel and its bay are part of the Unesco list of World Heritage Sites and more than 3 million people visit it each year.  I think that in summer season, the place is full of visitors and is less impressive than in winter season and approaching the Mont from the back side by…

Direct train now from Paris to Giverny in one hour now every week-end during Summer: Le train de l’Impressionisme

Giverny is a small village in the west of Paris, which was made famous by the painter Claude Monet. In 1883, Monet fell in love with this place, he discovered through a train window. He bought a house there, moved in with his girlfriend, his two son and six children, and remained there until his death in 1926. Monet painted the first campaign in 1890 when he bought the house where he lived, he started his famous water lily paintings. He had built a pool of water turning the local river to get a visual effect. Not far from the…