Cornwall, England: St Michael's Mount and Penzance

published 4 years ago by Rick Steves

Once a Benedictine monastery, St. Michael's Mount was later a fortified castle, and eventually a stately home. Nearby is Penzance — a blue-collar transportation hub and Rick's favorite home base in the area. At , you'll find money-saving travel tips, small-group tours, guidebooks, TV shows, radio programs, podcasts, and more on this destination.

Nder Europe is committed to providing a smooth car rental experience and is a proud sponsor of this podcast visit auto Europe.com slash written per special Rick Steves offer. Standing dramatically just off the coast is Saint Michael's mount. This rock island has been inhabited for over 1500 years once a Benedictine monastery it was later a fortified castle and eventually a stately home and through the centuries people of mind at the time. Just as tourists do today. The seaside trail broadens to a problem not as it passes Penzance long the leading part of the peninsula. Today's Penzance it is a blue collar transportation hub with a hardscrabble it. It's the sites while impressive back in the Victoria ...

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