Saint-Malo Things to Do

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  • Biking, Saint-Malo

    1. Biking

    It is very advisable to reach Saint-Malo by bike. Not for the city itself and its ramparts, but for exploring its surroundings. Minimum, you can do a nice tour around the bay of Saint-Malo. In...

  • St Malo Cathedral, Saint-Malo

    2. St Malo Cathedral

    The cathedral in St Malo is dedicated to St Vincent de Saragosse and is a roman catholic church. The building was started in the 12th century. but destroyed in...

  • Walled town ------ Intra Muros, Saint-Malo

    3. Walled town ------ Intra Muros

    Walk the wall. Within the wall are narrow cobbled streets ,with Cafes, Restaurants, Art galleries, Craft shops, Boutiques etc. The top of the wall is wide.and...

  • Intra-muros, Saint-Malo

    4. Intra-muros

    The first time I entered France, I selected my best french to ask someone the way to... I don't know. I do know that the first 9 people I spoke to where......

  • Rance Tidal Power Station, Saint-Malo

    5. Rance Tidal Power Station

    The Rance Tidal Power Station is the second largest tidal power station of the world and located at the mouth of the Rance river. The power station was built in...

  • Islands Grand Bé & Petit Bé, Saint-Malo

    6. Islands Grand Bé & Petit Bé

    Grand Bé and Petit Bé are two small islands west of the town. At low tide they are accessible by foot, but while the other island with the Fort National is...

  • Beaches, Saint-Malo

    7. Beaches

    Saint-Malo has a very long beach north of the town (Plage de L'Éventail), which stretches from the island with the Fort National to the east. West of the town...

  • Fort National, Saint-Malo

    8. Fort National

    The Fort National was built on a small rocky island by Vauban in 1689 to defend against English attacks. It's accessible on foot only at low tide, therefore the...

  • The ramparts, Saint-Malo

    9. The ramparts

    The town centre is surrounded by ramparts, and you can take a walk on them which is almost 2 km long. The first ramparts were built in the 12th century but...

  • Cathedral Saint-Vincent, Saint-Malo

    10. Cathedral Saint-Vincent

    The cathedral was built in the 12th century and lies at a hill in the town centre. It had to be largely rebuilt after WWII and is a mixture of old and modern....

  • "Intra muros", the centre, Saint-Malo

    11. "Intra muros", the centre

    The centre of Saint-Malo is called "intra muros" and is surrounded by water, with the sea to the north and west and the harbour to the east and south. Sounds...

  • Fortress, Saint-Malo

    12. Fortress

    No other fortress that I've seen in the world, matched the imposing sensation of this fortress by the harbour. The size of the wall and towers, the tightness of...

  • Saint- Malo Beach, Saint-Malo

    13. Saint- Malo Beach

    Although it was not the best of weather for a beach visit it was a good way of seeing Saint-Malo from a different angle.Grand Plage is the main sandy beach of...

  • Saint - Malo, Saint-Malo

    14. Saint - Malo

    On the day we visited it was cloudy with some rain.However, this did not stop us from enjoying this magnificent channel port.After parking our car in the car...

  • Memorial 39-45, Cité d'Aleth, St Malo., Saint-Malo

    15. Memorial 39-45, Cité d'Aleth, St Malo.

    Created in 1994 by the town of St Malo this museum is hidden away on top of the Cité d'Aleth in one of the German bunkers that overlook the town and the...

  • San Michel, Saint-Malo

    16. San Michel

    I noticed that some people include Mount St Michel as a "thing to do" in Saint-Malô. Well, I think that St Michel is a thing to do wherever you are - only a...

  • The Beach, Saint-Malo

    17. The Beach

    It was cold, in August, when we were there. The temperature of the Atlantic didn't convince us, so we didn't swim. There were several rocky and sandy beaches,...

  • The ramparts, Saint-Malo

    18. The ramparts

    It is possible to walk around all the historic city, along its strong and large walls. It's an easy and interesting walk, with several entry and exit points and...

  • The Town, Saint-Malo

    19. The Town

    Lots of personality, in an old town surrounded by strong walls. The walls are perfect (reconstructed after WW2), and you can walk all around the town, with a...

  • And what do the "Bretons" do for fun and games ?, Saint-Malo

    20. And what do the "Bretons" do for fun and games ?

    Well, they have what is called a "Fest-Noz", roughly translated as "night-festival". Dancing and traditionnal Breton music is played while all around there is...

  • Over the two bays of St Malo and Mont St Michel., Saint-Malo

    21. Over the two bays of St Malo and Mont St Michel.

    An exhilarating experience to be had with ULM-St Malo. Flying in an ultra-lite aircraft at 600 metres above the waves around the bays of St Malo and the Mont St...

  • The Rock Pools of Saint-Malo, Saint-Malo

    22. The Rock Pools of Saint-Malo

    Lead photo Rock Pool PaintingWe walked along the esplanade and then down on to the beach where some young people were playing football.Went past the old tree...

  • Visit Mont-Saint-Michel from Saint-Malo, Saint-Malo

    23. Visit Mont-Saint-Michel from Saint-Malo

    MSM is not far from the historic port city of Saint-MaloWe arrived too late on our train from Paris to go to MSM by the tourist bus...(I believe there are more...

  • Impressive cannon positions on the ramparts, Saint-Malo

    24. Impressive cannon positions on the ramparts

    (work in progress)Given its impressive fortifications built to repel would-be intruders, it's no surprise that St Malo also equipped withself with the weaponry...

  • Reconstructing the bombed city, stone by stone, Saint-Malo

    25. Reconstructing the bombed city, stone by stone

    (work in progress)The walled citadel of St Malo is a visually stunning place in an austere sort of way: if it were a woman, it would be described as being...

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