Most visitors to St-Malo opt for hotel accommodation within the citadel walls, an area also referred to as "intra-muros". This is the centre for nightlife.
The ancient walled city of St-Malo is extremely popular with visitors from all over Europe. For some it represents the start or end of a holiday to Brittany via the St-Malo ferry.
While the main attraction of St-Malo firmly remains its grandiose walled citadel, visitors are also drawn by what lies on the other side of the ramparts
St-Malo may have a high concentration of hotels located within the citadel but even these are exceeded by the sheer number of restaurants.
Not only does St-Malo offer enough to occupy most visitors for a few days, it is also within easy reach of several places in Brittany and beyond that make ideal day trips.
Images of St-Malo's historic walled citadel and beaches. In addition, day trips from further afield including Mont St-Michel, Dinan, Dinard and the Cote d'Emeraude.
St-Malo is the most visited place in Brittany. This is due to both its status as a marvellous walled city and the fact that it is one of the major ferry ports in this part of France.
St-Malo was founded in the 1st century BC a short distance south of its current location. The fort at Aleth, in what is now St-Servan, was built by Celtic tribesmen.
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