Accessible on foot only at low tide, Fort National invites you to cross a drawbridge leading to the old walled city of Saint-Malo. The tour of the 1689 bastion made with granite walls helps you relive three centuries of military life at the fort. Visit the imposing cistern in the dungeon, the ammunition store, and the recreation of the legendary maritime attacks of pirates and privateer Robert Surcouf. When the French flag is raised, you know the fort is open. Put Fort National into our Saint-Malo trip app to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Saint-Malo.
Fort National Reviews
要塞までは砂浜が続いた後に、岩山になるので、履き慣れた運動靴等が良いと思います。要塞から見るサンマロも良いと思います。 more »After the sandy beach continues to the fortress, it becomes a rock mountain, so I think that the athletic shoes etc. which I am used to wearing are good. I think that the sammaro seen from the fortress is also good.
旧市街から歩いてすぐのスポットです。季節、潮のタイミングで入ることができませんでしたが遠くから見ても海に浮かぶ要塞の様子は見る価値ありです。 more »It is a short walk from the old town. It was not possible to enter by the timing of the season and the tide, but it is worth seeing the state of the fortress floating in the sea even if it sees from a distance.
Lovely beach combined with old town. Parking difficult on prime days in summer but cost reasonable. Free public toilets by tourist information but might have to queue
Another view of Saint-Malo, loved the rusty cannon balls on the terrace! Only possible to visit by low tide (~11h - ~15h).
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