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Long cours et Cap Horniers (tour Solidor)

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Impressive little tower

Impressive little tower with nice view of the whole gulf, great place for a walk and to take some... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Thessaloniki, Greece
Great place to visit

This place has a lot of history and in great shape. When we walked in the lady at the desk was very... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
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Quai Solidor, 35400, Saint-Malo, France
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

Impressive little tower with nice view of the whole gulf, great place for a walk and to take some nice pictures.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank arissl
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

This place has a lot of history and in great shape. When we walked in the lady at the desk was very friendly and helped us and mentioned the other monument available further on. The views are amazing from the top specially if the weather...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018

Great cafes, great views of the Rance Barrage. Solidor is a beautiful tower. Nice walks around the very interesting historic headland that we see from the ferry every time we leave France for UK.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 177suzanne
Reviewed August 28, 2017

We arrived just as it was closing but were alloweded a quick run through which unless you are a serious maritime history buff that is all you'll need. Views of the bay are great and if you are taking the GR 34 you'll see the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank yvetteb4510
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Tour Solidor is a fascinating little maritime museum where you can a great deal from just a few rooms. Saint-Servan, where it is situated is, in itself, a lovely place to go, and from which to get great views of St. Malo

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank travelangel_2006
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Has a small museum need to climb stairs as you go up each floor has different things to see. Stairs are not hard to do . When you buy ticket to get in includes the memorial 39 45 world war 11 bunkers, which is just...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Gerard H
Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Lovely scenery from the harbor to Solidor, nice restaurants in the area. We were not so lucky with the weather, so I assume it could be much more enjoyable.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank elimor10
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

This is a very cool tower in a picturesque location. Inside there is a nice Museum about the Cape Horners, including stories about their amazing voyages. Entry was 6 euros but with your ticket you can also access some of the other nearby sites like...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Ieuan E
Reviewed September 5, 2016

Not only is this a significant medieval site, but it is a great maritime museum. It is dedicated to those mariners from Saint-Malo who navigated there ships around Cape Horn. The views from the top are stunning. Its a long walk from Saint-Malo, or you...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Gordon B
Reviewed August 11, 2016

Several stories of small rooms with exhibits from the history of the area, look for the albatross and the tobacco pouches made from albatross feet. Labels are in French. English language brochure available at the entry. Ticket also gives you access to the "donjon" located...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank SeattleSojourner
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