Tide turns Mont-Saint-Michel into an island

Video shows how French World Heritage site was cut off from the mainland for several hours

20 October 2020
By Connexion journalist

High tides temporarily turned Mont-Saint-Michel in France into an island on Monday.

The phenomenon, which can take place up to 20 times a year, saw the World Heritage site cut off from the mainland for several hours, as the 760m curving bridge - opened in 2014 - to the island flooded, as it is designed to do.

Read more: Secret history of France: Mont St Michel

Resident or second-home owner in France?
Benefit from our daily digest of headlines and how-to's to help you make the most of life in France
By joining the newsletter, you agree to our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy
See more popular articles
The Connexion Help Guides
Income Tax in France 2021 (for 2020 income)*
Featured Help Guide
Order your Income Tax in France guide now for immediate digital access
Get news, views and information from France