Car Hire Saint-Malo

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Saint-Malo is a charming medieval coastal town located along the English Channel in Brittany, France. The Old City is held within a 44 acre fortress and rampart walls and about 6 metres wide which date back to the 14th century.

Saint-Malo is the most visited place in Brittany filled with vibrant streets which are jam-packed with hotels, bars and shops. Book a car hire today with DriveAway and create your own self-drive journey around the countries historical charisma, and throughout its neighbouring cities in France. Saint-Malo is a great place to start your adventures in your hire car and its best to take your time to explore the unique attractions and its beautiful beaches just on the cities doorstep.

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Experience Saint-Malo

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DriveAway offer a range of vehicle types amongst reputable suppliers to cater for all holiday needs. You can collect your car hire from the railway station in Saint-Malo, ferry terminal and downtown depots located throughout the city.

Saint-Malo features countless museums taking you through a journey of its historical and cultural importance. Check out the Saint-Malo Castle, located in the Saint-Malo old town. This 14th century castle displays an intriguing display of wax figures illustrating the events of historical importance. You will also discover the Saint-Malo Museum, mainly devoted to the history of the town. From the museum you can access the towers observation deck showcasing a panoramic view of the town below, a spectacular view.

Take a stroll along the ramparts of the city walls which date back to the 14th century. The complete circuit will take you about half an hour to an hour, depending on how many pictures you take along the way. From the Ramparts you will be rewarded with enchanting views of the ancient town and coastal views with little islands offshore.

Take a short car hire drive to the Grand Aquarium Saint-Malo as it is one of the major attractions of its city and within France. This aquarium is home to over 11,000 marine animals from 600 different species. Don't miss out on the touch pool where you can get up close and personal with sea stars and spiders, a journey in a small submarine and the Shark Ring where sharks and turtles surround the room. The beaches of Saint-Malo seem endless as they stretch for miles, being one of the longest coastlines in France. The beaches are family friendly, surrounded by amazing landscapes that will capture you as you stroll along the delicate sands along the clear waters.

Get into a cultural experience and visit the World Folk Festival, which takes place in early July. Groups of dance and musical performances will be showcased from around the world including a parade through the streets, and ending with a thrilling display of fireworks in the evening.

Cities (To and From) Distance (Approx. km) Travel Time (Approx. hr)
Saint-Malo - Paris 400 4.5
Saint-Malo - Calais 500 5
Saint-Malo - Nantes 200 2
Saint-Malo - Bordeaux 500 5
Saint-Malo - Montpellier 1000 9