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Fort National

Fort National Review

The "Bastille of Brittany," the Fort National, offshore and accessible by causeway at low tide only, is a massive fortress with a dungeon constructed in 1689 by that military-engineering genius Sébastien de Vauban. Tours commence at the drawbridge, last 35 minutes, and have an English text available.

    Contact Information

  • Address: St-Malo, 35400
  • Phone: 06–72–46–66–26
  • Cost: €5
  • Hours: Mid-Apr.–Sept., Wed.–Mon. 10–1 and 2–6 (depending on tides; see website)
  • Website:
  • Location: St-Malo
Updated: 07-16-2013

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