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A prominent tower

This is one of the first towers you see when entering the Mont St Michel. The French flag makes a... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Torger B
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Copenhagen, Denmark
ARCADE TOWER HAS A ROOF

Tour de L’Arcade is one of the 2 tours that protected the King’s Gate. The King’s tower being the... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
SoCalOregonian
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Murrieta, California
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29 May 2018
“A prominent tower”
22 Apr 2018
“ARCADE TOWER HAS A ROOF”
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is one of the first towers you see when entering the Mont St Michel. The French flag makes a very nice welcome to visitors, and the tower is impressive.

Thank Torger B
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Tour de L’Arcade is one of the 2 tours that protected the King’s Gate. The King’s tower being the other one. The Arcade tour can be seen from outside the abbey just to the right of the Tri-color. The tower is still covered. If you...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Tower of arcades is the most interesting among all the others. It has a unique architecture and let you imagine how it was in the medieval time. I would say all the fortification wall and the towers are worth visiting. Be sure to stay overnight...More

Thank Serval47
Reviewed 14 November 2015

By all means, walk along the island fortification where you will avoid the crowds below and be treated to numerous towers such as tour de L'Arcade. Each provides stunning vistas across the bay.

2  Thank Lynn1950
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This is one of the many fortification towers that you'll see when approaching Mont St. Michel. You can identify it by the French flag - tricolor - flying from its top. Has a funny roofed structure above it, but that only adds to the fun...More

Thank David B L
Reviewed 18 August 2015

This tower is situated in the lower part of the Mont-Saint-Michel hill and on the right side of the entrance. It is very popular as a background for taking pictures because of the national flag on top of it.

1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Just like the other numerous watch towers positioned on each side of the fort offer panoramic views of the outdoor landscape truly unforgettable. For those who do not intend to spend € 9 to reach the top terrace on top of the church, this is...More

1  Thank Magellano81
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