Mont Saint Michel in the sunset

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Saint Michael's Mount) is a rocky tidal island and a commune in Normandy, France. It is located approximately one kilometre (just over half a mile) off the country's north-western coast, at the mouth of the Couesnon River near Avranches. The population of the island is 44, as of 2009. The island has held strategic fortifications since ancient times, and since the 8th century AD been the seat of the monastery from which it draws its name. The Mont-Saint-Michel and its bay are part of the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. More than 3,000,000 people visit it each year

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Comments (79)

Annica Westerlund on April 22, 2012

Many thanks Wolfgang for your nice words! Much appreciated!

Greetings, Annica

Amelia Royan on July 3, 2012

What a wonderful photo of Le Mont Saint Michel Annica. Such a lovely sunset. I hope you enjoyed your French Holiday.

Beste hilsener fra Norge, Amelia

Annica Westerlund on July 5, 2012

I did indeed! Mont St. Michel was one of the most beautiful places but there were many more! Many thanks for your kind comment Amelia!

Vänliga hälsningar, Annica

JMVales on July 7, 2012

:) un buen equilibrio en la balanza, el sol y mont st. michel. una bonita puesta de sol. es un sitio con un encanto especial. el día que yo estuve no paró de llover y sin embargo lo recuerdo como un día magnífico. like

JMVales on July 7, 2012

:) and fav

Annica Westerlund on July 8, 2012

I am so pleased that you like my photo of the sunset near Mont St. Michel! Thanks a lot JMVales!

Greetings, Annica

Annica Westerlund on July 31, 2012

Tusen tack Inge! Det var en minnesvärd och fantastisk solnedgång. Många myggor tyckte också att det var väldigt bra väder och område att vara i ;=).

Mvh, Annica

Annica Westerlund on September 2, 2012

Många tack för de vänliga orden Inge!

Mvh Annica

Marina T on September 8, 2012

like 36 & ys 7

una meraviglia questo tramonto.... ecco un altro posto che mi piacerebbe tanto fotografare!

Saluti Marina

Annica Westerlund on September 9, 2012

It is a lovely place to take photos of! I was there both during the day and late at night. Thanks a lot Marina!

Greetings, Annica

arno18 ☮ on September 19, 2012

Excellent‼ LIKE ♥.

Annica Westerlund on September 19, 2012

Thanks a lot arno18! Much appreciated!

Greetings, Annica

khoi tranduc on October 16, 2012

Very nice photo! Like & Ys!

Annica Westerlund on October 21, 2012

Thank you KhoiTran! It is a very beautiful landscape and an interesting place!

Greetings, Annica

Annica Westerlund on December 29, 2012

Thank you so much Martin Romero! Much appreciated!

Greetings, Annica

Tasha378 on May 14, 2013

Amazing view! Wonderful colors!I really liked your gallery!!! Like! Sincerely, Tasha.

Annica Westerlund on May 17, 2013

Thank you Tasha378! I am so pleased to hear that you like my photos!

Greetings, Annica

Drosoula P on November 2, 2014

Excellent landscape! I LIKE it!

Annica Westerlund on November 4, 2014

Thanks a lot Drosoula!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on December 4, 2011
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    by Annica Westerlund
    • Taken on 2011/09/29 18:38:53
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 32.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/10.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO125
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash