Magical French City Of Mont Saint-michel

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Have you ever witnessed any super tide on earth? There is just one place where you can experience this and it is where thousands of tourists had visited to witness the spectacular event sparked by the solar eclipse; we are talking about the French city of Mont Saint-Michel.

Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel is a historic place in France coastline and is a special place to be. The way it is built is only for those who believed in fairly tale. In 2015, thousands of visitors had come here to see the  ‘tide of the century’. There is this anticipation of a wall of water that could reach or equal the height of any 4 storey building. 

Those who came here were given a tip of the surprise when the spectacular solar eclipse happened. A large wave had crash over where these tourists had come over at the waterfront and left them soaking wet. This place suddenly became an island.   This super tide phenomenon is known to happen every 18 years , that is when there is a rare alignment of the moon, earth and sun which would cause this huge gravitational pull on the sea.

Mont Saint-Michel

The ‘supertide’ phenomenon occurs once every 18 years when a rare alignment of the sun, moon and Earth create a massive gravitational pull on the sea. When this happens, Mont Saint-Michel always give tourists something to watch out for.

This place is perched on a rocky island, and it is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It has been exposed to a lot of powerful tides that the world could think. Millions of visitors are seen coming here yearly. It is an 11th century abbey that is  about half a mile off France's Normandy coast.

Mont Saint-Michel

Away from the rare natural happening in Mont Saint-Michel to tourism proper, there are so many things that you can do while in this blissful place. You can dine in some romantic settings, hike, meet new friends and also find out about what makes this place magical. You may not have the opportunity of catching the super tides but you can still catch fun. This is what you would not miss when you are in this lovely place.

Even Paris is often in France when you are here. Things are natural and the building of the destination would always leave inspired. A lot of people who come here are not willing to leave because things are built to suit you.

Mont Saint-Michel

Mont Saint-Michel has become a hot tourist site in France. You can save yourself that stress of going to some overrated tourist sites in France and make a comfortable stay in this place. Meanwhile, the super tide should always be at the back of your mind when coming here because you never know when the next one would happen. You can now see a place in France that is more magical than the wonderful city of Paris. Just try and make your visit here the next time that you are in the France.

 

 

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