1000 years of pilgrimage: Mont-St-Michel and the modern pilgrim

One of the most iconic and photographed places in France, the steeple of its ancient stone church rises majestically into the clouds, whilst its feet sit firmly in the shifting sands and resist the relentless tides. Popular with tourists all year round and overrun in the warm summer months, would it surprise you to know that this tiny rock has been a magnet for pilgrims since the Middle Ages? Since the 12th century, the abbey has been one of the most visited sites for pilgrims in France and held court for kings and queens.

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