Whether you’re interested in finding out more about the wealth of history that’s built this impressive city, want to sample the finest French foods or just shop ‘til you drop, there are always fascinating places to explore in St Malo.
Cathedral St Vincent
If you’re interested in Gothic and Romanesque architecture, then this impressive example is a rare treat, attracting visitors of all ages and interests. Standing proudly in the centre of the city, it was once the seat of the Bishop of St Malo.
This imposing fortress stands sentinel above a maze of subterranean walkways and chambers. You’ll be able to tread its ancient ramparts and see St Malo from
a new perspective.
Ile du Grande Bé
Getting out to this rocky islet involves a well-timed walk at low tide. The tides move quickly and you could find yourself stranded for six hours, so choose your moment carefully!
Memorial 39 - 45
Telling the story of St Malo under German occupation during WWII. Guided tours are available through the day, and you’ll have the chance to see restored German bunkers.
Plage de Bon Secours
An expansive seawater pool – Piscine de Bon - dominates this popular, large beach. The pool is perfect for high tide swims and there’s also a nearby yacht club for sailing fans.
Plage du Mole
Although a relatively small beach, Plage du Mole is hugely popular during spring and summer months. It’s the most southerly of St Malo’s beaches and offers plenty of shelter along with wonderful scenery.
Savour St Malo
From classic French fayre to sumptuous seafood, you’ll find fantastic food to suit every budget.
Shop ‘til you drop
Madeleine Shopping Centre is one of the best shopping centres in the Côte d’Emeraude.
The Grand Aquarium
Come close to a whole manner of marine life, from crabs to piranhas, to barracuda, rays and sharks. You can even enjoy a breath-taking walk through the underwater viewing tunnel.
The Walled City
The city’s streets are flanked by characterful homes, unique boutique shops, charming cafes, restaurants and bars.