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At the front of town

This remarkable fortress is interesting as at the front of the tower are many timber structures... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Torger B
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Copenhagen, Denmark
We Actually Walked Out Here During Low Tide

We were in our hotel rooms looking at the tide recede and lo and behold we saw the pathway to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marcy W
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Kirkland, Washington
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Built in 1689 to protect the city.
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Saint-Malo, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in our hotel rooms looking at the tide recede and lo and behold we saw the pathway to the old Fort open up and it was just incredible to be able to go out to it on foot! So inspiring!

Thank Marcy W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love it , the food the people, baguettes , nice environment, for tourist they have all the stores inside Intramuros , get the butter the shrimp, crab a little samll when I went , the cider from Saint Malo and also the spices you...More

Thank Marynyc2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the tour around all the wall of the old city. You can see all the good beaches around and choose the one you want to spend time on, including when the tide is up:) Worth it. #truebenji

Thank obUA
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We walked out to the fort just as the tide went out, and paid our money for admission. It's an interesting fort but has just one building on site, and that isn't open to the public. As we left, my wife was asked by someone...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 14 August 2018

In 2018 this cost 5 euros to visit. You are given a guide in your native language to follow at your own pace to discover the history of the fort, or there are guided tours daily. I had an enjoyable 1/2 hour satisfying years of...More

Thank DebraT957
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Visited this fort last week which you can walk to when the tide is out in St Malo Bay / beach. We paid the entrance fee and the young French girl who spoke brilliant English, gave us a written pamphlet about the history of the...More

Thank Altwood2010
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This remarkable fortress is interesting as at the front of the tower are many timber structures placed in the sand at the beach. You get a good view from above.

Thank Torger B
Reviewed 15 May 2018

It's quite a walk. When you get close, you have to negotiate loose rocks and broken concrete. When you finally reach the gate, you are able to read the tiny sign. 'Only opens July till September'. You look at your watch. It's only May.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We didn't go inside the fort, didn't seem to be open in March 2018. Fun place to walk out to at low tide.

Thank Tesia P
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Open from June to September a visit is essential. Most of the fortifications were aimed towards the old enemy Britain. Guided tours are probably a good idea but note you'll only be able to get in at low tide.

Thank Michael O
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