Monks Island

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  • Address: South of Vannes, Gulf of Morbihan, France
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  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Island, Restaurant, Family And Kids, Neighborhoods

A scenic place similar to its neighbour- the Island of Arz, the Monks Island is one of the favourite tourist destinations. If you were to look from a plane or a helicopter, you would see that it is in the shape of a cross. And people started calling it the Monks Island because in the medieval period it was developed and taken care of by the monks of the Redon Abbey. Highlights include:

  • Stone structures that will take you back to the Neolithic times.
  • Poetically named  woods- ‘Wood of Regret’, ‘Wood of sighs’, ‘Wpood of Love’, etc.
  • With a dimension of 7 x 5 kms, you are always in close proximity of the sea water.
  • Variety of shops and restaurants.

Monks Island Travel Tips

  • Hire bikes at the port to cover more of the island in lesser time.
  • Accommodation choices are limited and well in demand. Book in advance.

How to Reach Monks Island

  • Frequent cruises from the ports of Vannes, Auray and Baden.

  • Restaurant Les Embruns
  • Lonely Galettes Sarl
  • Le Cap Horn

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  • Monks Island Address: South of Vannes, Gulf of Morbihan, France
  • Monks Island Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Monks Island(preferred time): 03:00 pm - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Monks Island: 01:30 Hrs
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  • 79.61% of people who visit Vannes include Monks Island in their plan

  • 51.22% of people start their Monks Island visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Monks Island

Monday, Tuesday and Friday

91.97% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Monks Island

People normally club together Jardin Aux Papillons and Arz Island while planning their visit to Monks Island.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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