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Your return date must be after your departure date.

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4 - 15
0 - 3

Maximum of 9 passengers allowed on the outward.

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Max Length 5m
Max length of car + towed vehicle 10m
Max length of motorhome 7m. For lengths over 7m please call 0345 609 1024 to book.
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If you are travelling on business or in a commercial vehicle please click here for Condor Ferries Freight.

Please note that any person or vehicle travelling for business or commercial venture, carrying commercial goods/samples will need to book via our freight teams and do not qualify for leisure fares. In addition, if the vehicle being taken is designed for the carriage of commercial goods it shall be reserved as freight regardless of its dimensions. For more information please call the Commercial team on 01481 728620 .

Top Things to do IN ST MALO

St Malo is both a convenient gateway to Brittany and western France and an attractive destination in its own right. Take the time to stroll through its quaint narrow streets when you arrive at the port or schedule your return sailing to give you an hour or two to sample its Breton charms before getting onboard for your journey home.

1. Walk along the walls

Step back in time along cobbled streets and imagine what life was like centuries ago in this historic sea port and walled city. Check into a cosy hotel, dip into the bars and restaurants when it’s time to rest your feet or investigate the fascinating shops within its granite walls.


2. Find out about the pirates

The citizens of St Malo have always been fiercely independent. Back in the 17th century, pirates based in the city were granted licences from the King of France to pursue enemy ships and capture their goods. Soak up the atmosphere – local museums will tell you their stories.


3. Check out the sharks in the Grand Aquarium

More than 6,000 underwater species live in the Grand Aquarium, see many of them for yourself from the underwater tunnels. Enjoy the 360° shark tank, then dive beneath the surface in the Nautibus mini-submarine to see marine creatures in their own environment.

4. Get offshore

Walk out to the Fort National at low tide. It was built to protect the town from the Royal Navy and has amazing views of St Malo. But watch out for the tides – this coastline has some of the highest (and lowest) in Europe.


5. Climb up to the Abbey of Mont-Saint-Michel

It’s an hour’s drive or bus ride from St Malo but this UNESCO world heritage site is a ‘must-see’ in Normandy. The 11th century abbey is reached by a winding footpath, twisting and turning ever upwards past small hotels, shops and restaurants.


6. Wander along the beaches

Just north of the ancient city, you can walk for miles along the Plage du Sillon. There are rockpools to investigate and you can watch people flying kites and racing sand yachts take advantage of the breezes.


7. Get a taste of Brittany

Breton cuisine is famous – and for good reason. Start off with oysters from nearby Cancale then try a sweet or savoury crêpe. Wash them down with a glass or two of cider and don’t forget to leave room for some local cheese.


8. Relax in peaceful Dinan

The port’s half-timbered buildings lining the River Rance are Instagram-friendly. Take time to stroll along the narrow streets, sample the local cuisine and get to know the town’s proud heritage under the black and white flag of Brittany. It’s half an hour inland from St Malo.


9. What’s the connection between St Malo and Canada?

One of St Malo’s famous sons, Jacques Cartier, is thought to have discovered Canada in the 16th century. He was the first European to sail down the St Lawrence Seaway. Find out more at his museum and see his monuments in the old town.

10. Visit a fairy tale French château

Château de Combourg is a magnificent sight next to its tranquil lake with a pepperpot tower at every corner. Climb up to the turrets for amazing views. This medieval fortress was home to the famous French writer Chateaubriand and is just 35 minutes inland from St Malo.