The Mont Saint Michel is an island of rocks and sand in the English Channel. It’s also one of the most iconic landmarks in France, making it a popular tourist destination during peak season. The old Abbey Church perched on top of this tiny island has been inspiring artists for centuries! Artists like Monet have drawn these scenes while others like Renoir have painted them.
The Mont Saint Michel is not only an historic landmark, but also a place of beauty. In this drawing you are able to see it from different angles and perspectives, giving the viewer a sense of wonderment. It is one of France’s most famous monuments and was built in the 9th century by Benedictine monks who wanted to live as far away from civilisation as possible.