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Long cours et Cap Horniers (tour Solidor)

Quai Solidor, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
+33 2 99 40 71 58
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Impressive...

The Solidor is a strengthened keep with 3 linked towers located in the estuary of the river Rance... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2015
1trekky
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Carlsbad, California
Definitely worth a visit

We went to this area for dinner at "la Cale" and went for a lovely evening walk and discovered this... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2015
Doam2014
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Banff National Park, Canada
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Quai Solidor, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
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Reviewed 28 July 2015

The Solidor is a strengthened keep with 3 linked towers located in the estuary of the river Rance. It was built between 1369-1382 by Jean IV the Duke of Brittany, to control the access to the river and the town of St.Malo. Over the centuries...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2015

We went to this area for dinner at "la Cale" and went for a lovely evening walk and discovered this place. I would highly recommend visiting this place and enjoy the views along with your tour of the tower. We did not get to go...More

1  Thank Doam2014
Reviewed 27 May 2015

Loved the location and the layout of the museum. If you like seafaring stuff, this is great. Kids may find this a bit boring - more for adults. Run by volunteers and lots of interesting exhibits

Thank Bev N
Reviewed 17 December 2014

An impressive tower. Worth a quick pit stop and take a picture while appreciating the panoramic views

Thank 2bobbits
Reviewed 18 March 2014

didn't have much time to go and look inside, as we were on 'a mission' to see as much St.Malo as possible....and 6 euros per person didn't seem to be worth it this time, maybe we will have a look the next time we are...More

1  Thank anita-anna
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Really pleased we ventured out of the old town and saw the tower, the setting of the surroundings are beautiful and what a history! We bought a ticket at the castle and got in free here as one of the other reviewers suggested, many thanks!...More

2  Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 25 May 2013

We saw a photo in a shop window in St Malo of Solidor Tower, and asked about it which then prompted our visit. Whilst as the crow flies it's not that far from St. Malo old town, in the car it took 25 minutes each...More

1  Thank Warren_Cox
Reviewed 3 December 2012

Some great models of tall ships although somewhat minimalist due to the layout of the tower. A lot of steps up to the top but the views are great and well worth the trip. This is free in if you have visited the Musee du...More

1  Thank Indiewheel
Reviewed 20 September 2012

If you have ever liked stories about pirates or travels (in pirate times) you will probably like it :) There are many models of ships from different times. As in my childhood I read a lot of sea-travel books I watched these models with great...More

1  Thank travelmyh0bby
Reviewed 30 August 2012

Situated in quiet St Servan, to the south of St Malo, le Tour Solidor has a fairytale quality. Inside, there is a maritime museum which is totally in french. That being said, it is still interesting to look around, but the highlight is the view...More

2  Thank EvilMusidora
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