Château de Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo, France

Château de Saint-Malo was built between 1424 and 1690, first by Jean V, the Duke of Brittany. The Duke Francois II built the first tower in 1475. In 1590 during the Wars of Religion the castle was occupied by local people, who wanted to prevent local governor to gave the city to Protestant king Henry IV.

The château was modified in the 17th century according the design of famous fortress architect Sebastian Vauban. In the 19th century it functioned as barracks. Today it is a museum, covering a number of themes including the long maritime history of St-Malo, 19th century writers of which Chateaubriand is the most well known, WWII occupation and the destruction and reconstruction of the town.

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jeremy yoann vincent tremel (2 years ago)
Wonderfull experience ,beautifull and peacefull place,lovely poeple !
sergio (3 years ago)
I love this hotel. I have stayed there three times already in three different years and I want to go back. The staff is so friendly, the rooms clean and spacious. The atmosphere is magical. The breakfast is great with lots of food choices. There is a beautiful garden, and very convenient parking. It is the best choice to visit Saint Malo and other nearby places. The staff is very nice, attentive to the needs of customers. Great suggestions on restaurants and places to visit. The prices are consistent with the service offered. Great stay.
Rene Perol (3 years ago)
We had a very nice stay at Château Hôtel du Colombier, and would like to thank the management and especially Nicolas for their exceptional service during our stay.
Max Pain (6 years ago)
Nice place to stay if you travelling by car. - Hotel restaurant was closed for 2 days... Staff (it’s actually same lady who doing everything - reception, helping with luggage, cooking, serving...) not really great and willing to make you stay pleasant..
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