Tourism

La Tour Solidor

Solidor Tower

Solidor Tower is a fortified dungeon, situated at the mouth of the Rance, opposite Dinard. It is composed of three towers linked together by short curtain walls. Today, Solidor Tower houses a museum celebrating Brittany’s Cape Horners.

The Great Aquarium

The Great Aquarium

Discover eight collections covering both cold and tropical seas. In the touch tank, visitors get a chance to meet the rays close up. You can also touch turbots and spider crabs or enjoy the thrill of stroking sharks.

39-45 Memorial

39-45 Memorial

This historical monument was built in 1689 by the great military architect Vauban to protect Saint-Malo’s port. Its past is closely linked to that of the town, commonly known as the Cité Corsaire or “privateers’ city”. Visitors can discover its historical background during a guided tour of the two fortifications and their vaults. Stunning view of the bay and town of Saint-Malo.

La Cité d'Aleth

Cité d'Aleth

The Cité d’Aleth, in Saint-Malo, is a headland at the mouth of the Rance River. It offers a stunning view of Dinard. Armoured cupolas or gun turrets, left behind in World War II, can still be seen here.

Dinan

Dinan

Dinan is a fortified town, once defended by its impressive castle, and encircled by ramparts. Built mostly on a hill, it has a strategic location on the route between Normandy and the northern coast of Brittany. From 75-metre high position, Dinan overlooks the Rance river as it flows north before emptying into the Channel between Saint-Malo and Dinard.

Dinan, with its bridge, was long the most northerly point for crossing the Rance, which a little further downstream becomes a wide estuary.

Ville de Saint-Malo

Municipality of Saint-Malo

Le Mont Saint Michel

Le Mont-Saint-Michel

“Wonder of the Western World”, the Mont-Saint-Michel, is one of the most well-known world heritage sites.

Cancale

Cancale

Cancale was famed, since ancient times, for its wild flat oysters (huîtres plates) that grow in natural beds in shallow waters. More recently (since around 1950), it has become known for the farming of “hollow” or Japanese oysters (huîtres creuses).

Rock sculptures

Rock sculptures

Discover the monumental work produced over 25 years by a deaf and dumb priest, the Abbé Fouéré (1839-1910). Having chosen sculpture as a new means of expression, he took refuge among the rocks, where he began a long dialogue with the granite, using only a hammer and chisel.

Dinard

Dinard

Dinard is a famous seaside resort that became particularly popular with British and American visitors. It even hosts its own annual British film festival.

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