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This is superb site full of the Corsaires history

St Malo is an incredible and charming city, very good for a stroll around and there is the Corsaire... read more

Reviewed December 5, 2018
Leoserodio
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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Guided by a talented story teller, the visit of the house of Magon de Lalande is a must. It is... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2017
XavierMelisse
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Mons, Belgium
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Reviewed December 5, 2018

St Malo is an incredible and charming city, very good for a stroll around and there is the Corsaire House to visit, the Fortress around the city to walk around and a ship to explore.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Leoserodio
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

We were part of a tour group with a prearranged visit to this home of Francois-Auguste Magon de la Lande who resided there in the early 1700s. He was a wealthy director with the French East India Company and a corsair. A corsair was not...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank lobstaluva
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Guided by a talented story teller, the visit of the house of Magon de Lalande is a must. It is explaining the life of Saint-Malo in old times and its sources of wealth. Count 1h30 . Arrive ahead of time. Possibility of an escape-room activity,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank XavierMelisse
Reviewed November 23, 2016

We took the opportunity to pay a visit to Saint-Malo during our holiday in Bretagne. All was perfect: ocean view over the city walls, medieval city with the ancient buildings and tiny streets, food, harbor, you name it.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank _voicu001
Reviewed July 19, 2016

This is the house of a wealthy shipping merchant of the 18th century within the old city walls at Saint-Malo. Our guide gave a lucid, interesting explanation (in French) of shipping in that era and how it contributed to the building of the city.

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank CatonsvilleGeorge
Reviewed May 1, 2016

if you want to take pleasure of the presentation of the history of corsairs of saint Malo by a comedian (mr de la Riviere ) than go. How you can spend 5.5 euros and half an hour. Ask mr de la Riviere to finish his...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank EdmundoBarcelona
Reviewed January 16, 2016

Interesting guided tour by the lady who, with her husband, privately own this property. Two parts in the visit. First the ground floor with two salons where she explained at length who the "corsaires" were, what they did accredited by the King as they were...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank JPGG
Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Fine if you speak a lot more than school boy french as no doubt the guide provided a witty and lengthy repartee. All last on me. A written guided tour would have been just as easy. Not much to see otherwise as hardly any furniture...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank rachelandtudor M
Reviewed October 8, 2015

This is a delightful home which is steeped in the sea lore history of Saint Malo. Outstanding decor and period furnishings in a town house / mini Chateau from the days of the fishermen, raiders, Pirates and traders of little St. Malo... Enjoy...

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank David B L
Reviewed September 6, 2015

We attended a private function (wedding party) in this most unusual and spectacular place. Beautiful courtyard and lovely reception rooms on main floor. Each level tells a different story. Down one, beautiful stone walled rooms, perfect for a delicious dinner for many guests. Slit windows...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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