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Worth doing a brief stop at St Malo?

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Worth doing a brief stop at St Malo?

We will arrive in Rennes in the morning, rent a car, and will be heading to MSM for overnight on the Mont. Would it be worth it to detour to St Malo for 2-3 hours? Maybe lunch and a quick walk around?

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1. Re: Worth doing a brief stop at St Malo?

I think St malo is worth visiting I was there once for about 2 or 3 hours and I liked this town.

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2. Re: Worth doing a brief stop at St Malo?

For me, definitely more worth while to visit St-Malo; I was so disappointed by MSM and St-Malo is a lovely walled town with nice walks, beaches and eateries.

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3. Re: Worth doing a brief stop at St Malo?

The old town was a real surprise when we visited it recently, and is a very worthwhile stopping off point

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P.S. If you are eating at St-Malo I would highly recommend Le Chalut (if you enjoy fish and seafood)

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I just came back from a 2 night stay. Having travelled quite a bit, I could easily say this is my favourite place in a long time. If you get the weather the beaches are magnificent, the restaurants are magical and the overall scene is polite, classy and very impressive but be careful- it can be expensive!

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6. Re: Worth doing a brief stop at St Malo?

We'll be visiting St. Malo either this May or October.

If anyone can recommend a great place for oysters... as well as inexpensive (but still good) places to stay, that would be fantastic! Thanks!

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P.S. And an inexpensive B&B or hotel with parking in St. Malo would be super-fantastic! Thanks / Merci!

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8. Re: Worth doing a brief stop at St Malo?

For oysters, why not drive the coastal route to Cancale, the capital of oysters, and eat them extremely fresh there.

St Malo is a great place, and the nearby Dinard & Dinan are really worth to visit, as well.

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9. Re: Worth doing a brief stop at St Malo?

FinlandTimo: Thanks for the tip! If we have time, we'll consider Cancale. But if time is limited, we're happy to just spend time in St. Malo as I recall the atmosphere is quite romantic.

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