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Tag: Abbaye

Discovering Mont Saint-Michel, France

Mont Saint-Michel, France Mont-Saint-Michel is one of the places that impressed us the most during our tour in France. It's a magical place and the surrounding views are breathtaking. What we consider important pointers Plan an early visit to the 'island' as it gets crowded very quickly.  We visited in April and expected very little tourists. Boy  were we wrong! Expect delays.  We arrived first thing in the morning and still had to wait around 30-60 minutes to get inside.  This was because of tourists and security checkpoints. Interesting point, accessing the Mont is free!  You will need some money for souvenirs, food and the Abbey entrance fee (roughly $10 euros for adults).  We don't entirely recall, however there might

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Saint Benoit du Lac inside abbey
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Saint Benoit du Lac Abbey

Break the routine Our weekends can get very repetitive.  On a given weekend, we decided to break the routine and took a road trip to discover the Saint Benoit du Lac Abbey. We researched places to visit in the vicinity of Montreal.  The usual places always pop up then we found the magic word - cheese.  Saint-Benoît du Lac looked interesting, so we researched it a little more.  We thought it would be nice to go out and discover a new place.   Montreal to Magog fast or slow Saint Benoit is roughly 1h30 drive from downtown Montreal using the main highway. However if you are looking for a more scenic route, you can achieve this with your GPS selection. For instance,

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