Monday, April 4, 2011

Le Mont Saint Michel

Le Mont-Saint-Michel is a stony little island. It is located in the Gulf, in northwestern France.  It is linked to the mound with the mainland.
The island is famous for its Benedictine monastery. At its lowest level have small houses and shops. Above these are the monastic buildings.
Many of the monastic buildings dating from the 13th century and are considered outstanding examples of Gothic architecture.