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Address: Saint-Malo, France
Phone Number: +33 6 72 46 66 26
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Built in 1689 to protect the city.

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An important part of the history of Saint-Malo

An important historic site in Saint-Malo, and one we were fortunate to tour. On our first day in the city, we hit the beach at low tide and decided to walk over to the fort to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Wolfville, Canada
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Wolfville, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An important historic site in Saint-Malo, and one we were fortunate to tour. On our first day in the city, we hit the beach at low tide and decided to walk over to the fort to scout the area out. We did want to see the inside, but hadn't planned to go that day - we really lucked out, as... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really interesting the tide goes out so far it is in believable. On a good day it must be very beautiful, however, it has another side when the sea is rough the wave are so strong they surmount the promenade wall. scary!

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Thank Hilary A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The fort is really the must-see at St-Malo because it offers a spectacular view on the immense sea, blue and clear, under the sun it's simply breathtaking!

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Santa Maria di Leuca, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We walked on the wall watching the gulf,the ferries and many Sea Gulls whoe enjoed being pictred from very close.You may get real impression with the tied of the Sea Water level.

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Thank mottibi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We visited st malo for just a few days and lived very close to the fort. It is a beutifull spot right outside the city walls and when the tide is right you can easilly walk out to the fort. Since we went in october we could not go inside the fort since it was closed at this month, but... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

excellent to learn about history, though a lot of steps very busy at weekends, and lots of coach parties in the week. take your time walking a few uneven steps

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We only became aware of the fort while walking on the city wall. There were tour guides who seem very enthusiastic about there subject. The view from the fort was inspiring, so many rocks and islands, and looking at the old town, it looked impregnable.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

If you enter St. Malo from the beach, walking from the train station, you will likely wind up south of the intra-muros (main walled city) and the Fort National. You will know that the tide is out because there will be vast swaths of sand on which to roam. You can also look up the tide scheduled online for both... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The guided tour gives tons of liitle details (but its in french). You get a superb view on the city and the bay.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Historic fort traced back to 6th century, and nice beach during low tide. City offers free music inside the fort, and lots of dining options (we liked creperie near City hall)

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