Youth Hostel Genêts - Mont-Saint-Michel Bay

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The youth hostel of Genêts is an authentic place located a few meters from the departure of the great crossing of the Mont-Saint-Michel bay.

Youth hostel open from March to November
Accessible 24 hours a day

Reception hours: 9am-12pm, 5pm-8pm
Check-in: 5pm-8pm – Check-out: 10am

Vacation vouchers accepted
Bank cards accepted
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Housed in a former school station, theGenêts youth hostel is a good place to start exploring the natural environment of the Mont-Saint-Michel bay; Genêts is the starting point of the crossings. On foot, during high tides, on horseback or at night, the possibilities of crossing are varied. Enjoy a stay in a place that invites you to relax and discover with the sea as a horizon.

Access information about the youth hostel :

services of the youth hostel of Genêts - Mont-Saint-Michel Bay


51 beds
15 rooms
Rooms with 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 beds
Camping places: 11



Available services

Wifi / Bar / Independent kitchen / Barbecue / Playground / Garden


Supermarket / Market: 500 m

services of the youth hostel for groups



Available room(s)

No meeting room


Parking for coaches

You like
  • Staying not far from the Mont-Saint-Michel bay and being able to easily reach this unmissable tourist site.
  • Have fun in the garden of the youth hostel in Genêts.
  • Taste the different Breton specialties such as seafood, kouign-amann, pancakes and galettes.
  • Take a walk across the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel from the youth hostel.

the activities of the youth hostel of Genêts - Mont-Saint-Michel Bay

The HI Genêts youth hostel is an interesting stop for hikers on the GR 223 coastal path. This path which connects Carentan to Mont-Saint-Michel is ideal to take a breath of fresh air while admiring the wild nature and magnificent landscapes. The Bec d’Andaine located not far from our youth hostel is the starting point to reach the Mont-Saint-Michel bay. The crossings can be made on foot or on horseback.

  • Sailboat
  • Equitation
  • Kayak
  • Sea kayaking
  • Hiking
  • Mountain bike / VTC
  • Sailing / Windsurfing
  • UNESCO sites
  • Monuments / Castles / Museums
  • Natural heritage
  • Recreational facilities: 500 m
  • Historical sites: 500 m
  • Beach: 5 km

Map & access


Bus line 308 Le Mont Saint-Michel / Granville > Stop: Youth Hostel (100 m)


Avranches / Granville (10 km)

Access by road

From Paris A13, A84, then N175, to “Avranches”, D973 direction “Granville” and D911 to “Genêts”


Rennes or Caen (100 km)

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