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Aaah! The famous fortified monastery built on a rock in Normandy [Normandy-travel-guide-1313157]. Before modernisation, it could only be accessed during low tide.

But now, hordes of tourist descend upon it (or maybe ascend) at all times ... grossly over-touristed for my tastes with shops, cafes etc. But still pretty.

What you see today is a mix of buildings dating from the 11th Century to the 20th.

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Posted by alexchan 17:00 Archived in France

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