Mont Saint Michel Rector Says the Site is Becoming an Elite Space for the Wealthy

Mont Saint Michel Rector Says the Site is Becoming an Elite Space for the Wealthy

The Rector of the abbey at Mont Saint Michel has taken the unprecedented step of speaking out in the row over staff buses and increased charges at the Normandy tourist attraction. Father Andre Fournier, one of the oldest inhabitants of … [Read more...]

Mont Saint Michel Strike Goes to Court

Mont Saint Michel Strike Goes to Court

Transport provider Transdev which operates the shuttle buses to Mont Saint Michel is demanding €50,000 in compensation over strike action at Normandy’s most visited tourist attraction. The abbey at Mont Saint Michel was closed on … [Read more...]

News In Brief: Rouen Cathedral, Mont Concerns, Cliff Warning, Young Normandy Actor

News In Brief: Rouen Cathedral, Mont Concerns, Cliff Warning, Young Normandy Actor

Cathedral in a New Light The 2013 sound and light show at Rouen Cathedral is now underway with more than 750,000 people expected to view it from now until the end of September. This year’s show, which is projected onto the cathedral, is … [Read more...]

More Controversy and Rows at Mont Saint Michel

More Controversy and Rows at Mont Saint Michel

The new horse drawn carriages taking people from the car park to Normandy’s most popular tourist attraction at Mont Saint Michel are finally in place a year late, along with new parking charges. The changes that were introduced at the … [Read more...]

New Leisure Trail from Caen into the Norman Bocage Opened

New Leisure Trail from Caen into the Norman Bocage Opened

The first part of Normandy’s newest cycle and walking trail between Caen and Clecy in Calvados is now open to the public. The 13 kilometre stretch from Caen to Grimsbosq has taken a year to complete and marks the opening of the route … [Read more...]