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Long cours et Cap Horniers (tour Solidor)

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Address: Quai Solidor, 35400 Saint-Malo, France
Phone Number: 02 99 40 71 58
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Banff National Park, Canada
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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

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 the tower lost it's military importance and became a prison. Now, it's a museum celebrating... More 

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Banff National Park, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 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 inside as it was late at night. It costs 6.00 euros per adult.

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Brest, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 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

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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

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plymouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 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 there

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Sherborne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 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! The steps inside are quite steep and a lot of them, but the rooms on... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 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 way as you have to drive into the town, then back out towards Dinard. A... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 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 Chateau.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 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 pleasure it was a bit like taking me back to those times. Besides ship models... More 

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Helensburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 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 from the balcony at the top of the tower, which gives panoramic views of the... More 

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Address: Quai Solidor, 35400 Saint-Malo, France
Phone Number: 02 99 40 71 58
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Brittany  >  Ille-et-Vilaine  >  Saint-Malo

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