Keyword: Mont Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel evacuated in security scare

The Mont-Saint-Michel, the small tidal island home of a monastery and abbey off the Normandy coast and one of the most popular tourist sites in France, was briefly evacuated on Sunday after a man made threats to attack police there before apparently escaping a vast manhunt involving helicopters and police reinforcements.

France's Mont-Saint-Michel recovers its island status

President François Hollande has inaugurated a bridge that restores the status of the famous site on France’s northern coast as an island.

Tidal surge turns France's Mont Saint-Michel into an island

Thousands flocked to see 'tide of the century' transform the UNESCO world heritage site, an ancient abbey linked to the mainland by a causeway.