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Great Medieval Fort

Walk the ramparts, check out the shops and restaurants within and just have a great time. Loads to... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
Matthew P
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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
The Museum: filled with interesting information (if you speak French)

My hosts interpreted a lot for me, but Ifound the museum well done and informative. Having been to... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
KatharineCoeur
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Vail, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

Walk the ramparts, check out the shops and restaurants within and just have a great time. Loads to see and do and there's even a beautiful sandy beach to enjoy when the sun is out.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 16 November 2018

Only at low tide can you walk out to the Fort. We walked out but a visit inside is only possible from April to September. We were disappointed not to be able to see it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 6 October 2018

My hosts interpreted a lot for me, but Ifound the museum well done and informative. Having been to Antarcica, I was especially happy to see the section about Pierre Charcot (who came from Sait-Malo) and his ship, the Porquoi Non? There is also good info...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KatharineCoeur
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This is t a large monument to see, so a tour is a must but if your French is next to zero I would seriously consider getting some research done before coming here. Or come just to look at the views.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pmmcbl
Reviewed 19 August 2018

We were in our hotel rooms looking at the tide recede and lo and behold we saw the pathway to the old Fort open up and it was just incredible to be able to go out to it on foot! So inspiring!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Marcy W
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I love it , the food the people, baguettes , nice environment, for tourist they have all the stores inside Intramuros , get the butter the shrimp, crab a little samll when I went , the cider from Saint Malo and also the spices you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Marynyc2019
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Loved the tour around all the wall of the old city. You can see all the good beaches around and choose the one you want to spend time on, including when the tide is up:) Worth it. #truebenji

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank benjilev
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We walked out to the fort just as the tide went out, and paid our money for admission. It's an interesting fort but has just one building on site, and that isn't open to the public. As we left, my wife was asked by someone...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Arctic_Pedro
Reviewed 13 August 2018

In 2018 this cost 5 euros to visit. You are given a guide in your native language to follow at your own pace to discover the history of the fort, or there are guided tours daily. I had an enjoyable 1/2 hour satisfying years of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DebraT957
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Visited this fort last week which you can walk to when the tide is out in St Malo Bay / beach. We paid the entrance fee and the young French girl who spoke brilliant English, gave us a written pamphlet about the history of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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