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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Train Station
“Avranches is a beautiful place that boasts the Mont-St-Michel Scriptorial. There are many ancient parchments on display in the scriptorial. There are also a lot of kids’ activities to keep the younger ones amused. A must-see BEFORE the Mont itself as it gives a very good history the development of the Mont which gives a better understanding of what you’re looking at whilst on the site. Although the cathedral where Henry II did penance for his part in the assassination of Thomas Becket no longer exists (it was destroyed during the French Revolution) its ground plan can still be seen in situ. The views over the ocean from where the original front doors stood are spectacular. A quiet reflective place. One of the large sarcophagi from the cathedral excavated in the 1970s can be seen in the Scriptoral (there is no sign in the Scriptorial itself to indicate this!!). Lots and lots of eateries. Your choice!!!”
  • 24 locals recommend
Museum
“Discover the secrets of the original manuscripts of the Mont Saint-Michel in this new modern museum.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Playground
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“Bar-restau avec des concerts de temps en temps. Bonne ambiance, service sympa et superbe salade, savoureuse et copieuse, de la Ferme du Petit Chamgeon (ferme bio toute proche du restaurant), avec d'excellents produits du terroir. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cinema
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Establishment
“Avranches • Sightseeing Tres belle ville à visiterAvranches - Tourisme, Vacances & Week-end www.france-voyage.com › Villes & villages › Basse-Normandie › M”
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
  • 2 locals recommend
Food
“Une brasserie parfaite pour un dej à la coule. Carte courte, faite masion, accueil parfait !”
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
  • 2 locals recommend
Local Government Office
  • 1 local recommends
Point of Interest
  • 1 local recommends