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Pontorson Sights and Landmarks Guide, France

Pontorson, France - Sights: A journey that will last the lifetime

Pontorson is one of the most popular tourist destinations in France. The city is famous for its proximity to Mount Saint Michael, a sight no one misses out while paying a visit to the country. Pontorson has now become a gateway for the visitors to ‘The Mount’, as it is clearly visible from the outskirt.

The reason, which makes Pontorson amongst the most sought after location in the list of visitors to France, is the sights it offers. You have a large number of options in hotels, restaurants and shops to choose from. Les Saules is a traditional holiday cottage in Pontorson, which is in close vicinity to Le Mont St. Michael and excellent beaches of Jullouville, St. Malo and Carolles.

Shops in the nearby region of Avranches, Rennes and Dinan have some of the most antique collections of art and craft items. Tourists make it a point to visit these stores for buying their amazing art & craft items and adding them to their collection. Pontorson is also located close to the SNCF railway station. The railway station is situated at a very picturesque location. It is surrounded by lush green atmosphere.

Pontorson highway is connected to the River Couesnon by a clean and well maintained walking path. Tourists walking along this path encounter several beautiful sights including the natural beauty around the Couesnon River. The sight of the causeway, which links ‘The Mont’ to the mainland, is simply amazing. Again, it’s not just the natural beauty, which impresses the tourists, but they also have a liking towards the old monuments in the town. Most of these monuments have been very properly preserved by the local people and some of them have even been commercialized into hotels. Notre-Dame Church, Old Protesting Temple, Guischard House of Menardiere (Romance House) and the Mill of Moidrey (1806) are some of the notable monuments in the city, which always stay crowded with tourists.

The local administrations of Pontorson are very much aware that the city is the tourists gateway to some of the most sought after locations of France. So, they always try their best to provide the visitors with the best of facilities. This hospitality is one of the reasons why tourists receive a pleasant atmosphere from the place.

Therefore, if you are planning to visit France, then Pontorson is the place that you should not miss out on. The natural beauty of the place will leave you mesmerized.

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