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Saint-Malo in France

Most beautiful places to visit on earth The port city of Saint Malo in Brittany France is really worth a visit.

The port city of Saint-Malo in Brittany, France is really worth a visit. 

You’ll have fabulous photo opportunities, beautiful places to see and some pretty nice shopping opportunities as well.  All considered Saint-Malo in Brittany France is definitely a must see travel destination for your bucket list.

Things to do

…in beautiful Saint Malo, Brittany:

Starting with the walk up to the city wall, you’ll already have beautiful photo opportunities, as the silhouette of the city forms a beautiful picture with the ocean surrounds.

Taking a tour of the Ramparts, along the 2 km walkway that overlooks the city, you’ll have many interesting sights.

The Saint-Malo Cathedral, in the center of the old town

La Demeure de Corsaire, an 18th-century privateer’s house and museum. (Address:  5 Rue d’Asfeld)

Visit the museum La Maison du Québec (The House of Quebec)

A visit of the Great Aquarium in Saint-Malo is a great idea.

Fort National is a stronghold that sits on the tiny Rock Islet, 300 meters north off Saint-Malo Old Town. It is only open to the public and visitors from June to September.

If you’re staying overnight, Saint-Malo Old Town is packed with cool bars at which you can enjoy a night cap.

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WOW !

You might have stumbled upon Saint Malo, from videos posted on social media.  Fierce storms rushing to shore with huge waves almost engulfing the buildings along the coast.

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Saint Malo in France with huge waves

This walled city has become a popular holiday destination.  Tourists love walking amongst the many historic buildings, while enjoying the beautiful sea vistas.  You’ll find most of the tourists busy doing the parapet walk, from where you’ll have really beautiful and interesting views!

The best time to visit

June–September is the warmest time of the year, and this is also peak season.  Which means higher hotel rates and more crowds.  Opting for May or October, is maybe a good choice.  You’ll still have nice weather, but with a little less of the crowds.  However if you love the touristy summer vacation vibe, just make sure you book well in advance.

May month is also the time when Saint-Malo’s international book and film festival are held.

This walled city has become a popular holiday destination.  Tourists love walking amongst the many historic buildings, while enjoying the beautiful sea vistas.  You’ll find most of the tourists busy doing the parapet walk, from where you’ll have really beautiful and interesting views!

Shops and Cobble Stones

During WWII the city was practically destroyed and most of Saint-Malo Old Town had to be rebuild.  But now you’ll find typical French type shops within the walls of the city.  Cobble stone streets leading to beautiful little open air squares, like Chateaubriand Square, where you’ll find restaurants and cafes, to stop for a drink or something to eat.

Saint Malo in Brittany France is definitely worth a visit.
Saint Malo in France things to do and where to stay
Getting around

Saint-Malo has direct high-speed train links to Paris and the journey takes around 2 hours 15 minutes.

The closest airports are Dinard (DNR), Rennes (RNS), and Nantes (NTE), from where you can catch a train to Saint Malo, or you can rent a car.

Saint-Malo’s walled city, is mostly pedestrianized, and is easily walkable.

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