Le Grand Aquarium in Saint-Malo offers a fascinating look at life under the sea through nine uniquely themed exhibits. Le Grand Aquarium offers many fascinating ways to explore the sea, including a submarine named the “Nautibus” that visitors can ride. The submarine submerges visitors in a large tank surrounded by exotic fish. To learn more about this exciting Saint-Malo tourist attraction, visit www.aquarium-st-malo.com.
Jacques Cartier Manor House
The Jacques Cartier Manor House is the home of Jacques Cartier, the legendary French explorer, who opened North America to France. The historic house is located between Cancale and Saint-Malo and features authentic 16th century decorations of Cartier's time. To learn more about this renowned Saint-Malo museum, visit www.musee-jacques-cartier.com.
Fort National was built by Vauban in 1689, a noted the military architect. Designed for the protection of St. Malo's valuable port, today Fort National can be explored during a guided tour which takes you into the underground of the fort. Any trip to Fort National offers outstanding views of Saint Malo and the bay. To learn more, visit www.fortnational.com.
La Demeure De Corsaire, or the Privateer's House as it is known in English, documents the history of privateering. Set in the historic home of a wealthy ship owner which was built in 1725, the Privateer's House features a French Revolution-era prison, coinage of the time, weaponry and artifacts used by the corsairs. To learn more about this top historic attraction in Saint-Malo, France, visit www.demeure-de-corsaire.com.
A noted example of Plantagenet style, the Cathédrale St-Vincent in St-Malo is known for its sweeping vault and features Romanesque and Gothic styles as well as a western Renaissance facade. Admission to the Cathédrale St-Vincent in St-Malo is free for visitors. To learn more this leading Saint-Malo attraction, visit www.frommers.com/destinations/st-malo/0575010029.html#ixzz1RttQaWxX.