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Tour of the fort be

We went to the fort kind of by accident. We walked across not realising there would be a guided... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
terrydlm
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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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Great views!

It is easy to see why this spot was so important in Medieval times and later. Great views of the... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
Tim D
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Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the fort kind of by accident. We walked across not realising there would be a guided tour. It was 6 euros per person and well worth it. The guide was very knowledgeable and seemed very into his subject. The tour lasted quite...More

Thank terrydlm
Reviewed 25 July 2018

It is easy to see why this spot was so important in Medieval times and later. Great views of the clear water, beaches, and the surrounding area! Take a look!

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Wait for low tide to go visit this remnants of the sea defenses of Saint Malo. The fort has been restored and is well worth the visit.

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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

At low tide we walked the causeway to visit the fort on Petit Be. We did a short guided tour led by a gentleman with an absolute passion for the fort, military history and Saint-Malo - his enthusiasm was infectious. Very interesting. Great views over...More

1  Thank Annette H
Reviewed 20 November 2017

A sunny rather warm mid November afternoon we enjoyed a very pleasurable sit on a bench after a fabulous lunch in a restaurant nearby to enjoy the fabulous maritime views overlooking a glorious blue glistening sea. Many others were enjoying the fabulous location too not...More

Thank SanPedroLovers
Reviewed 8 November 2016

As part of the history of St Malo it is great to visit but be aware that this was part of the other fortification on small islands designed to destroy anyone being daring enough to enter the area by sea..mainly the nasty English.

1  Thank Michael O
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The entrance will cost you 6 euro per adult and 4 for youngster. All the explanations are in French and the old man giving the lecture is really nice and fun. Being French he makes fool of the Brits and Dutchs which pleases French nationals....More

Thank Stephane J
Reviewed 10 March 2016

This fort is very small. We viewed it from Ile de Grand Be, as the water levels were rising, and it was very gray and miserable that day too. Its very scenic, but there isnt much to it. Its a fantastic walk there when the...More

Thank Max H
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Check the tide hours before leaving, the hotel "porte saint pierre" has them displayed outside. Back and forth, with stops to enjoy the views, it s a good 1 h30 walk. Our 2 sons (7&5) enjoyed climbing everywhere and crossing the ocean. We did not...More

Thank 996franckm
Reviewed 9 October 2015

This is one of those special attractions which requires proper timing - the tide must be out, or you're swimming in cold water! Once there you'll navigate some pretty steep rock steps to gain entrance. The fort on a small island in the bay offers...More

Thank David B L
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Walking the ramparts is free. There is a lot to see that doesn't cost anything.
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