History and activities in Saint-Malo
Standing at Bretagne’s doors, open on the English channel, Saint-Malo is the main harbor on Bretagne’s northern coast. This city, which has been fortified through times, was originally built on a rocky island. A tidal wave, around the 8th century, is said to have connected it to the rest of the land.
What to do in Saint-Malo
The best way to discover the city is by foot, although many companies offer bike rental or horse trips.
Stretching over a few square kilometers, Saint-Malo if full of historical objects and artefacts lying here and there. You won’t miss the great wall: walking on it offers a splendid view on the port and the city center as well as the nearby islands.
Fun facts: Although they look like they were built during the medieval times, most of the city walls were actually built after WWII !