Brittany Sights

Fort National

  • Military Site

Published 06/25/2015

Fodor's Review

Lying offshore and accessible by causeway at low tide only, the "Bastille of Brittany" is a massive fortress with a dungeon constructed in 1689 by military-engineering genius Sébastien de Vauban. Thirty-five-minute tours commence at the drawbridge (an English text is available).

Sight Information


St-Malo, 35400, France



Sight Details:

  • €5
  • Mid-Apr.–Sept., Wed.–Mon. 10–1 and 2–6 (depending on tides; see website)

Published 06/25/2015


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