Mont Saint Michel
In year 709, the bishop of Avranches, Saint Aubert, decides to build a chapel and to establish priests to pray the Archangel St Michel on a desert rock called: the mount "Tombe". In 966, Benedictines monks settle there. They reorganize lodging houses to make a monastery. About year 1020, the community decides to build an immense church on the summit of the rock. The conventual buildings being all around. In the XIIIth century, new constructions are built in the North, six magnificent rooms which will be called: the Marvel. It is the high pilgrimages periods which make the Mount one of the most famous places of all the Christendom. Following the collapse of the Romanic choir in 1424, a new blazing Gothic choir which gives to the abbey this so original aspect, is built.