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Fort National

Saint-Malo, France
+33 6 72 46 66 26
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Interesting visit

There isn't a lot here but it is definitely worth a visit. it can be accessed at any tide level... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Yvette B
,
Andover, Massachusetts
No point at all

There really is nothing inside that you can't see from outside. Takes 20 mins to wander around... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steve S
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Built in 1689 to protect the city.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“guided tour” (12 reviews)
“low tide” (15 reviews)
“sunny day” (6 reviews)
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Saint-Malo, France
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+33 6 72 46 66 26
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Reviewed 2 days ago

There isn't a lot here but it is definitely worth a visit. it can be accessed at any tide level but definitely plan to get feet wet if tide it higher. Allow about 30-40 min. A small entrance fee 6euros is charged and you are...More

Thank Yvette B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There really is nothing inside that you can't see from outside. Takes 20 mins to wander around slowly.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Fort stands on a little rock island that acted as a lighthouse yet it can be reached on foot until it is the lowest tide. It was then used to augment the defenses of the prosperous city of Saint-Malo, and was part of the...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

It is suitable for a shirt visit . The most interesting thing are the breathtaking views through the fort .

Thank Roubzita
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Decided to actually visit with Fort after numerous visits to St Malo and its iconic situation in the Bay. At low tide you are able to walk to the entrance and for 5 Euros have a look inside. Dogs are welcome. The walk is reasonably...More

Thank L C
Reviewed 21 April 2017

A nice historical building in the middle of the sea. Careful, it closes at 5PM, because after that time, the sea takes back the place.

Thank William D
Reviewed 16 April 2017

So I wasn't able to walk out to the Fort but seeing it from the town wall was a sight to see. It was constructed in 1689 to protect the harbor.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Taking a walk there during the low tide and enjoy peace & quiet, maybe a picnic? You will have a great view at the city from the seaside and the sound of the ocean in the back. One of the best picnics I"ve ever head!

Thank gaksei
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a lovely walk,very pretty,lovely for children,great photos to take of views not to be missed

Thank Valerie J
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Amazing town this! Well worth visiting this place. Perfect for groups of friends or just couples. I highly recommend it

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