20 minutes from the campsite, you can discover the historic city of Saint Malo intramural. Magnificent walled city surrounded by ramparts, camped on its rock, Saint Malo intramuros carries the history of the most famous corsairs Malouins like Duguay Trouin or Surcouf, explorers like Jacques Cartier, of the company of Indies, Chateaubriand or the great fishing cod on the shoals of Newfoundland. You will see the castle attached to the city and discover in the museum the exciting history of the city.
While walking on the ramparts, you will be able to make the tour of the city and you will have a splendid point of view on the bay of Saint Malo. You can admire at sea, the forts that defended the city (the Conche, the national fort, the small Bé) surrounded by the green waters of the emerald coast. Saint Malo will offer you a unique point of view on Dinard and the whole coast. You can walk on the 2km of the sandy beach end of the Sillon, admire the kite surf, the yachts, even rent if you want to try it.
Push a little further west and venture to the city of Aleth, ancient Roman city that existed before Saint Malo. On the walkway that goes around, you will have a magnificent view of Saint Malo Intra-muros. From there, admire the Solidor tower, built by the Romans guarding the entrance to the Rance that leads to Dinan. On the way admire the dam of the Rance, one of the only tidal power plants in the world. The small port of Solidor, at the foot of the Solidor tower, magnificent at high tide, is a charming place to stop to take a pancake to taste it or to dine by the sea.
In the evening, Saint Malo intramural will offer you a lively and friendly face. The terraces of the cafés of the Place Chateaubriand fill up, the street musicians and the artists meet there for the greatest pleasure of the visitors.
Discover the bay of Saint Malo
Nothing better than to take the sea to discover the surroundings of the famous corsair city. From Saint Malo, stars offer this service:
Chausey Islands and the Channel Islands
Visible from the campsite, Chausey is an island archipelago unique in the world. Between high tide and low tide, around the main island, you will see hundreds of small islands, paradise for fishermen and boaters. The main island is only accessible by boat from Saint Malo or Grandville. Its fine sand beaches oriented to the South will make the beachers happy. A paradise of unspoiled nature, it is a delight for adults and children who do not have to fear cars, which are forbidden on the island. Home of the famous marine painter Marin Marie, Chausey is the refuge of the sailors of the coast. It is particularly advisable to go there for the first weekend of the dead waters of August during which are organized the famous regattas of Chausey. This tour is ideal for a day.
The more adventurous can take a trip to Jersey. True miniature Britain at 65Km off Saint Malo, this island is both picturesque and welcoming. In Saint Helier its capital and its surroundings, you will discover sumptuous mansions, cottages with long beaches, all in a British atmosphere. This escapade will delight you.