La Ferme Marine

St Malo

Here you can discover the secrets of oyster farming, a highly prized shellfish that never fails to arouse curiosity. Flat or cupped, bred in mesh bags or on the seabed, you can learn all about the demanding, meticulous work that goes into producing oysters. A colourful exhibition of seashells completes the tour. 15k east of St Malo.


Places to visit nearby

The beautiful city of St Malo in Brittany curves out to sea on a stunning natural harbour that has created some of the best sandy beaches on the Emerald Coast.

Dinard in Brittany is a fashionable seaside resort that first came to popularity during the Belle Epoque of the 19th century.

Dol-de-Bretagne in Brittany is a quaint medieval town close to the rugged Mont Dol that overlooks the bay of Mont St Michel.

Nearby attractions

Stretching for several kilometres to the north of the city, the Grande Plage is a popular sandy beach by the old walled town of Intra-Muros. The beach is spiked with tree trunks to form natural water breakers so that it is a...

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 Intra-Muros on a 30 minute tour.

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 its great keep.