Sightseeing Itinerary Map for Day Trip in Saint-Malo

Saint Malo town

Saint-Malo

Check Point
・Medieval townscape by the seaside

・Fortress that can only be visited at low tide

・Church with beautiful stained glass

・Specialty dishes such as crepes and kouign amann

【City description】

It’s a seaside town surrounded by walls and there is another fortress near the town. The town was a base for the pirates in the 17th century, in particular the pirate named Corsair had the right of the looting from the enemy’s ship by the French King. Although the town was destructed during the WWII, they took a long time to reconstruct the town. As it is a town popular for the tourist, there are many restaurants.

【Overall rating】

 ★★★★★

【Time required】

 4 h 30

【Budget】

 11 euros

【Fatigue】

 ★★★☆☆



Itinerary Map


Downtown Map

Navigation

【Start】
①Saint Malo Station

★Go straight on Nicolas Bouvier St from the station. It takes 20 minutes by walk. If you take a bus, take a bus of the line 1, 2 or 2 express at the station and get off at the bus stop of l’Intra-Muros. The ticket is 1.35 euros.

②Tourist Information Center

★Before enter the city, go to a beach on the right of the tourist information center.

③National Fort

★Go back to the tourist information center and enter into the city. When you enter, go to the right hand.

④Local History Museum

★Go to Saint-Vincent St from the square and turn right at the end. Then, turn left to go up stairs and turn left. It takes 10 minutes by walk.

⑤St-Vincent Cathedral

★Go to Pourpris St in front of the cathedral and turn right at the third crossroad. It takes 10 minutes by walk.

⑥Bastion Hollande

★Turn left and go ahead until the next square.

⑦Bastion Saint-Philippe

★Continue to walk on the rampart until the next gate. It takes 5 minutes.

⑧Dinan Gate

★Go to Dinan St and turn right at Brevet Square where you have already passed. Then, turn left at the end and go straight on Vieille Boucherie St. When you arrive at Croix du Fief Square, turn right to go to Merciers St. When you arrive at a rampart, turn left. When you arrive at stairs, turn left. When you arrive at corner, go up stairs and walk on the rampart. It takes 30 minutes by walk.

⑨Bastion Saint Louis

★Walk for 10 minutes.

⑩Big Gate

★Turn right when you go down. As you return to the city entrance, go back to the station with the same route.

【Goal】
Saint Malo Station


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【Start】

①Saint Malo Station

Gare de Saint Malo

★Go straight on Nicolas Bouvier St from the station. It takes 20 minutes by walk. If you take a bus, take a bus of the line 1, 2 or 2 express at the station and get off at the bus stop of l’Intra-Muros. The ticket is 1.35 euros.

Route Map
https://www.reseau-mat.fr/se-deplacer/lignes-et-horaires


②Tourist Information Center

Time required: 5 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

This is a building in front of the city walls of the old city, and you can get information here. There is a fee for the map.


★Before enter the city, go to a beach on the right of the tourist information center.


③National Fort

National Fort

Fort National

Time required: 40 min

Admission fee: 5 euros

Opening hour: it depends on the day.

You need check the availability on the following site.

Officiel Site
https://www.fortnational.com/

It is a fort that can only be entered during low tide in the summer. Cross the sandy beach and land. There is a cannon on the roof like a fortress, and you can see the old city.


★Go back to the tourist information center and enter into the city. When you enter, go to the right hand.


④Local History Museum

Local History Museum

Musée d’histoire de la ville

Time required: 60 min

Admission fee: 6 euros

Opening hour: 10 am – noon / 2 pm – 6 pm

Close: Monday expect the summer

It is a castle-like building located right next to the castle gate, and marine-related materials are displayed inside. You can see a panoramic view of the town from the top of the tower.


★Go to Saint-Vincent St from the square and turn right at the end. Then, turn left to go up stairs and turn left. It takes 10 minutes by walk.


⑤St-Vincent Cathedral

St-Vincent Cathedral

Cathédrale St-Vincent

Time required: 20 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

Opening hour: 9 h 30 am – 7 pm
(until 6 h 30 pm on Monday and Saturday, open 10 h on Sunday)

Close: No

This cathedral has a large tower that can be seen from all over the city. The stained glass is very beautiful, and the rose window facing the entrance is a must-see. In addition, a nearby bakery stocks breads unique to Brittany.


★Go to Pourpris St in front of the cathedral and turn right at the third crossroad. It takes 10 minutes by walk.


⑥Bastion Hollande

Bastion de la Hollande

Time required: 15 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

It is an open square on top of the castle walls, from which you can see the sea.


★Turn left and go ahead until the next square.


⑦Bastion Saint-Philippe

Bastion Saint-Philippe

Time required: 15 min

Admission fee: 0 euro

This is an observation deck with a great view on the corner of Fort Saint-Malo.


★Continue to walk on the rampart until the next gate. It takes 5 minutes.


⑧Dinan Gate

Porte de Dinan

This is the south gate of Saint-Malo. From here, go down the stairs and walk around town. The route is complicated, so if you want to walk along the castle wall, proceed to step 10.

★Go to Dinan St and turn right at Brevet Square where you have already passed. Then, turn left at the end and go straight on Vieille Boucherie St. When you arrive at Croix du Fief Square, turn right to go to Merciers St. When you arrive at a rampart, turn left. When you arrive at stairs, turn left. When you arrive at corner, go up stairs and walk on the rampart. It takes 30 minutes by walk.

Street view in Saint Malo


⑨Bastion Saint Louis

Bastion Saint Louis

Go up on the rampart from here.

★Walk for 10 minutes.


⑩Big Gate

Grande Porte

Go down from here.

★Turn right when you go down. As you return to the city entrance, go back to the station with the same route.



【Goal】

Saint Malo Station



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