Mont Saint Michel is the most second most popular sighting in France. The undebated number one is of course the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The island has become a major attraction and the try to step up the plate so that they can accommodate all the visitors.
If you are planning a trip be sure that you prepare yourself on a very busy day. There will be a lot of people. The question: “Is Saint Michel a tourist trap?” might be a legal one to be asked but it can be answered by the aswer:”No”. Le Mont Saint Michel is so special that is a must see and so it is on the list.