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The fortress at Saint Malo

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Saint Malo Brittany




Saint Malo Brittany we usually arrive in the port by ferry on our way to somewhere in the Vendee. This time we were staying about 50 miles away in Le Tanu Normandy and we decide to spend a day in St Malo

The beach at Saint Malo

Saint Malo beach Brittany

There is a lot to see in the town.Starting with the Port and marina and then the newer part of the town.We were interested in the old part behind the old fortified walls in the port.You can take your car into the old part but it is a maze of narrow streets.You are better parking outside the walls and walking in. We found a carpark next to the walls overlooking the beach with an old gateway entrance into the centre.

This is the place to be if you like old buildings narrow streets and pavement cafes and bars.Places to eat a guide to the most popular restaurants in the town I was very surprised by the size of the beach and how clean it is

If it is raining when you visit the town you could try the Grand Aquarium at Ave du General Patton 35402 .It is a couple of miles from the town centre

A map of St Malo

The beach with the new part of town in the background

Saint Malo beach Brittany

A sign to the fort on the beach

You can see the fort in our Photo Gallery of the old town of Saint Malo

Discovering the beautiful beaches of Saint Malo

Saint Malo is blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches in all of France. There are beaches to suit all tastes, from wide-open expanses of golden sand to small secluded coves, perfect for a romantic getaway.

One of the most popular beaches in Saint Malo is the Plage du Sillon, which stretches for three kilometers along the town's seafront. This beach is perfect for a family day out, with plenty of space for sunbathing, sandcastle building, and swimming in the sea. During the summer months, the beach is patrolled by lifeguards, making it a safe place to enjoy the water.

Another popular beach in Saint Malo is the Plage de Rothéneuf. This beach is surrounded by stunning cliffs and rock formations, which make for an impressive backdrop. The beach is also home to some of the best surfing in the area, with waves that are perfect for beginners and more experienced surfers alike.

For those looking for a quieter, more secluded beach experience, the Plage de l'Eventail is a great option. This small cove is tucked away behind the city walls, and is only accessible when the tide is out. The beach is surrounded by cliffs and is a great place to relax and soak up the sun in peace. No matter which of Saint Malo's beaches you choose to visit, you're sure to be blown away by the natural beauty and stunning scenery that surrounds them. Pack a picnic, bring a good book, and settle in for a relaxing day of sun, sand, and sea.

 Saint Malo

Photos taken around the old part of town

Saint Malo

Cafe in the town

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Restaurants in Saint Malo for you to try


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