France (Mont Saint-Michel)

Michel at the peak of the rocky island, surrounded by the winding streets and convoluted architecture of the medieval town. Understand Mont Saint Michel was officially inscribed as a World Heritage Site in 1979. History It was ransacked by the Franks, thus ending the trans-channel culture that had stood since the departure of the Romans in AD 460. Before the construction of the first monastic establishment in the 8th century, the island was called "mons tumba". According to legend, the Archangel Michael appeared to St. Aubert, bishop of Avranches, in 708 and instructed him to build a church on the rocky islet. Aubert repeatedly ignored the

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