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St Malo's top attractions

Things to see and do

Visiting St Malo in Brittany, or staying somewhere nearby?

Our attractions guides will help you to find the best way to keep everyone happy whilst on holiday with family-friendly attractions, museums and historical monuments, the great outdoors and much, much more!

Why not also take a look at our events & festivals pages to find out what is going on in Brittany during your holiday?

St Malo Attractions

  • Cathédrale de St Malo
    6 out of 10, based on 26 ratings

    St Malo cathedral has undergone several renovations and repairs over the centuries, particularly after it was bombed during the Second…

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  • Château and Musée de St Malo
    5 out of 10, based on 29 ratings

    The city's impressive medieval castle, the Château de St Malo, was once owned by the Dukes of Brittany. Today, it houses the town museum in…

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  • Demeure de Corsaire
    5 out of 10, based on 8 ratings

    Known in English as the Privateer's House, the Demeure de Corsaire was the magnificent residence of François-Auguste Magon, a director of…

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  • Forts and islands - Chateaubriand's tomb
    6 out of 10, based on 18 ratings

    St Malo has 2 islands just off its coast - the islands of Grand Be and Petit Be. At low tide you can walk across the stone flags to the…

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  • St Malo Grande Plage
    8 out of 10, based on 37 ratings

    Stretching for several kilometres to the north of the city, the Grande Plage is a popular sandy beach by the old walled town of…

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  • Intra-Muros
    8 out of 10, based on 75 ratings

    The medieval heart of the city, Intra Muros means 'within the walls' and is the ancient walled town of St Malo. Go for a walk along the 2km…

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  • Plage de l'Eventail
    6 out of 10, based on 13 ratings

    This small sandy beach is sheltered by the magnificent ramparts of St Malo, and at low tide you can walk from here to the Fort National…

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  • Tour Solidor
    6 out of 10, based on 7 ratings

    Originally build to guard the River Rance, this fairytale tower is now a museum dedicated to the sailors of St Malo and the French…

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  • Vagabond train
    5 out of 10, based on 13 ratings

    If you want to explore the history of St Malo without all the walking, take the Vagabond, a small train that travels through the streets of…

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