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Jacques Cartier Manor House

Rue David MacDonald Stewart, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 40 97 73
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interesting but a little disappointing

We were a group of six Canadians looking to find out more of the history of the founding of our... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
speedybee12
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Toronto, Canada
Canadian History

When my wife and I were in grade school during the late 60s/ early 70s our history classes were... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
SuperDave2014
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Sherwood Park, Canada
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Rue David MacDonald Stewart, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of six Canadians looking to find out more of the history of the founding of our country. We called and asked for a guided tour in English. We were told that it MIGHT be possible, as long as there was not...More

Thank speedybee12
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

When my wife and I were in grade school during the late 60s/ early 70s our history classes were focused on early Canadian exploration and specifically Jacques Cartier. This was a must see site when we started planning our trip to France. Thoroughly enjoyed our...More

Thank SuperDave2014
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We took the bus from near our hotel to get to the Jacques Cartier Manor House, and then used google maps to find our way to the front gate. It was a bit of a trek (and we were fortunate it was a nice day)...More

1  Thank ToTravelIsBrilliant
Reviewed 5 September 2016

An excellent house museum in Jacques Cartier's farmhouse. It is well furnished with period furniture. This would be of great interest to anyone who has an interest in 16th Century exploration or Canadian history. It is a,bit far from town, so a taxi which can...More

2  Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a historic house where the founder of French Canada lived after his voyages. We enjoyed an excellent guided tour covering Cartier's voyages, daily life in the 16th century, and the techniques of navigation in Cartier's time.

1  Thank CatonsvilleGeorge
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Before you read this review, know that I also speak French so this tour was entirely in Fench though I'm writing my review in English. With that said, I did notice however that the video portion of the tour had an English option. The little...More

2  Thank Joel D
Reviewed 9 October 2015

As a North American the name of Jacques Cartier is a magical one for the age of discovery and exploration. His quite magestic home doesn't disappoint either. Excellent guidebook & films are quite helpful, and necessary, for those not fluent in French. Enjoyed seeing his...More

2  Thank David B L
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Jacques Cartier ? just to show my ignorance... he was an explorer who discovered Canada. Nice morning visit, interesting house, amusing English speaking guide. Cant help thinking they are missing a trick because there is nowhere to get a drink or snack.

Thank kathryn5930
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Showing my ignorance I didn' know who Jacques Cartier was. He was an explorer who discovered Canada. Very interesting house and tour, comprehensive information provided by the guide who spoke very good English. You got an insite into how people lived in times gone by....More

1  Thank kathryn5930
Reviewed 4 August 2015

From reading all the reviews here, we were prepared to come early for the 2:30 pm tour. Sensing our very poor French, the receptionist lent us English guide booklets as the tour was in French, (unless we were the only participants, then the tour guide...More

1  Thank Canucksontheloose
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