Things to see and do - Avranches
Avranches Travel guide
Avranches : Michelin's recommendations
Picturesque streets, a viewpoint over the bay from its planted garden, and a chance to admire the exceptional manuscripts of Mont-St-Michel in the Scriptorial are among the reasons to visit Avranches. The town’s history is inextricably linked with that of Mont-St-Michel, which was reputedly founded by St Aubert, an 8C bishop of Avranches.
Tourist attractions Avranches : Things to see and do
F - 50300 Avranches
In 1791, Mont Saint Michel monastery was stripped of its assets. A collection of 4 000 volumes from its library has been amassed at the Scriptorial in Avranches, including 203 manuscripts, some of which date from the 9C and represent the spiritual, i..
6 pl. d'Estouteville F - 50300 Avranches
This centre devoted to the conservation of the manuscripts of Mont-St-Michel is home to several rooms that show the geographical, historical and cultural background related to the documents, the history of the Mount, the manufacture of medieval manus..
10 Place Carnot F - 50300 Avranches
This cosy hotel is located in the heart of Avranches town centre in the Basse-Normandie region. It offers views of Mont St Michel and its individually decorated rooms have antique furnishings. Guest rooms at Au Jardin Des Plantes feature traditional..
83, rue de la Constitution. F - 50300 AVRANCHES
A former 17th century coaching inn in the centre of town, with a typical Normandy-style interior design and a fine collection of antique furniture and copper items. Our bedrooms have a resolutely contemporary feel. Large private car park. Three dinin..
83 r. de la Constitution F - 50300 Avranches
Old stones, beams, coppers and Norman furniture - this place really captures the spirit of the region. Enjoy mopping the sauce from your plate after a traditional meal in the restaurant.