What to do in Saint-Malo when it rains? 9 event ideas!

It’s impossible to let the rain ruin your stay! What to do in Saint-Malo when it rains? Follow the leader…

Locals say that a single day in Brittany can experience all 4 seasons. Suffice it to say that a shower during your stay would not be surprising! If so, don’t panic: the city has a lot of places to dry. Cultural and gastronomic discoveries, health breaks, moments of laughter… you will be spoiled for choice! Here is our selection of 9 activities to do in Saint-Malo when it rains.

Have fun at Thermes Marins

If it’s going to be rainy, don’t hesitate to book for the afternoon or a day. Marine thermal baths of Saint-Malo. This sea water treatment center on the great Sillon beach, facing the sea, various swimming pools, basins and baths It is designed to provide visitors with maximum relaxation. You can experience it at the spa a moment of pure relaxation in the hands of expert staff. The center is also famous for its features. Aquatonic course: 14 massage modules produced by heated seawater jets.

Saint-Malo's thermal baths when it rains
Saint-Malo’s thermal baths © wjarek

Admire the Great Aquarium

A must in Saint-Malo when it rains. Big Aquarium perfect for taking shelter while having an extraordinary time. Offers to visitors a great trip to explore the oceans and their inhabitants. Fun and educational, suitable for young and old alike! Among the most popular attractions are the tunnel where many sharks swim, touch pools where to make fun of Nautibus besides starfish, crabs and other stingrays, a submarine which takes you on a wonderful journey to the depths.

Visit the aquarium in Saint-Malo when it rains
Visit the aquarium when it rains © Arnaud 25 / Wikimedia commons

Go to the Jacques Cartier Museum

A real star in Saint-Malo, Jacques Cartier discovered Canada in 1534.. Take advantage of the downpour to explore his former home. Located in the majestic Manoir de Limoëlou Jacques Quarter Museum Tracing the history of the Great Discoveries and the various journeys of the famous traveler in detail. Through period maps, instruments and logbooks kept intact, you will learn more about this extraordinary adventurer, as well as Daily life in the New World.

Jacques-Cartier Museum
Jacques Cartier Museum © ccorbel

Test your gambling skills at the casino

Located opposite the entrance to the old city, Casino Barrier Saint-Malo is a good place to shelter from the rain. One of the must-see places in the city for an afternoon or an evening! you will find especially table games Blackjack, Poker and Roulette type, also some slot machines cutting-edge electronics. Head to the regularly organized bar for a drink. karaoke nights and concerts. And for dining, the restaurant serves delicious local and international cuisine.

Saint-Malo Casino
Casino Barrier in Saint-Malo © Richard Villalon – stock.adobe.com

Follow the clues in the Saint-Malo escape game

Surely you already know the principle of the escape game: 2 to 6 players are locked in a room and the goal is to get out in less than 1 hour by solving puzzles. Here’s something to pass the time if it’s raining outside! Escape from Saint-Malo game offers an adventure. “The last secret of Surcouf”. In the footsteps of this famous Saint-Malo pirate, you will begin a story. hidden treasure and bullshit part of it!

Spend time in an escape game
Spending time in an escape game © escape-game-st-malo.fr

Visit a pirate’s home

At work an exciting trip Things to do in Saint-Malo when it rains: Corsair’s Residence. Built in 1725 in the heart of the old town, this house has been listed as a historical monument since 2000. François-Auguste Magon de la Lande, one of the most famous shipowners in the city. You will discover through a guided tour by the facility managers 59 rooms of the mansionperiod furniture and many everyday objects.

Demeure du Corsaire in Saint-Malo when it rains
La Demeure du Corsaire © Selmoval / wikimedia commons

Culture at La Grande Passerelle

Direction if a downpour Great Passage, A cultural center well known to the residents of Saint-Malo. It houses a media library, a cinema specializing in auteur films from all over the world, as well as spaces dedicated to temporary exhibitions. local heritage and the sea. The center regularly offers workshops for adults or children, or lectures on a wide variety of topics.

Media library of Grande Passerelle
Grande Passerelle media library © lagrandepasserelle.saint-malo.fr

fun at West Park

Welcome largest indoor amusement park of the region ! West Park among other things, 16 bowling alleys accessible to everyone at laser game Billiards, trampoline set and 2 floors ninja course. Whether with family or friends, when it rains, Saint-Malo has enough to have a great time! Head to the snack bar to relax and have a bite to eat.

Fun in West Parc when it rains
Having fun in West Parc when it rains © westparc.fr

Admire Saint-Vincent Cathedral

The cathedral of Saint-Malo, located within the walls, is a great place to dry off when it rains. If you are a fan of history or architecture, you will be delighted! It was built in the 12th century by Jean de Châtillon.It was badly damaged during the Second World War. beautifully restored. The famous Jacques Cartier and the pirate Duguay-Trouin rest here.

St. Vincent's Cathedral
Saint-Vincent Cathedral © botevvs

Visit Saint-Malo when it rains… and more!

If the sun decides to tip its nose again, rediscover the city’s must-sees or go for a walk To discover the surroundings and beautiful villages of Saint-Malo: from the Emerald Coast to the beautiful city of Rennes… there is so much to do! Do you know Brittany well? Share your tips in the comments!

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