Hotel Bristol Union
Travel Blogs from Saint-Malo
... on one side next to what had been the great hall, and what had been residences against two other walls were long gone. In gaps where stonework had crumbled were metal walkways, and as always the views from the top down into the ruin and away across the countryside were lovely.
In the best preserved tower was an exhibition on the art of the table. I hadn't understood the girl at the desk, not sure what a ...
... of the fort was on an almost island - probably at high tides. Inside this walled area were a great 3 story residence with a tower and a battlements, a small chapel, small towers at intervals around the walls, complete with arrow slits and cannon holes. In the centre was the largest tower, at the top of a great rock. Paths led around all of the little buildings and finally it was possible to climb the big tower. Once on top, ...
... hour, then back down to earth and down to base camp.
I took a few photos and found Darius a tin of caramels, as requested.
Later in the evening Jonathan dashed over the bridge to the patisserie for a baguette to go with the remainder of our chicken and salad for dinner, and a slice if flan for afters. It has rained steadily all evening.
... to give way at small intersections but approaching with caution has been our rule of thumb. By the time we worked ourselves out and had a bit of lunch, Luke, Kate and the kids were arriving in their boat. We spent the remainder of the day driving as far south as we could arriving at a camping ground where Kate and I pointed at the semi English tariff sheet and tested what little French we ...
It had to be done, didn't it. Although John had nearly been out off by hearing about the hoardes of tourists. Of course all the aires nearby charge through the nose, we managed to find a lovely one, Aire de Beauvoir, 4 km away from the mount but linked by a cycle path. So we walked in. The Mount itself was a spectacle from afar. It was free to walk onto and around, although you could pay a silly amount to go into the dungeons and the abbey. We felt it was nice enough just to enjoy for ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
More great choices in Saint-Malo
Search for more deals in Saint-Malo
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Bristol Union Saint-Malo
Basic and echoing rooms but all thats needed for a night or two in Saint Malo. Offers breakfast for a few extra Euro. Great location opening onto a small square.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.