Arriving — From Paris’s Gare Montparnasse, about 14 TGV trains per day make the journey; a one-way ticket ranges from 44€ to 107€. Three of these trains are nonstop, making the journey in 2 1/4 to 2 3/4 hours; transferring at Rennes takes 2.5 to 3 hours. For information, visit www.oui.sncf or call tel. 36-35 (.40€/min.).If you’re driving from Paris, take A13 west to Caen and continue southwest along N175 to the town of Miniac Morvan. From there, travel north on N137 directly to St-Malo. Driving time is 4 hours from Paris.
Visitor Information — The Office de Tourisme is on esplanade St-Vincent (www.saint-malo-tourisme.com; tel. 08-25-13-52-00).
Special Events — The Festival de la Musique Sacrée, from mid-July to mid-August, stages evening concerts twice a week in the cathedral. The famous transatlantic yacht race the Route du Rhum (www.routedurhum.com) departs from St-Malo every 4 years in November and 2018 marks its 40th birthday.
On Foot — With its layout and tiny one-way streets, its best to tour the city on foot.
By Bicycle — Many of the city’s streets have bike lanes. You can rent bikes in St-Malo, Dinard, and Dinan and even have them delivered to your hotel from Vélo Emeraulde (www.velo-corsaire.fr; tel. 06-58-02-24-61). Rentals are 15€ daily for adults and 10€ for children (weekend/week-long rates available).
By Car — Several parking lots are along Quai Saint-Vincent, but they fill up quickly in summer months. You can rent a car at the TGV train station from Europcar (www.europcar.fr; tel. 02-99-56-75-17) or Avis (www.avis.fr; tel. 02-99-40-18-54).
By Taxi — Taxis are usually in front of the station or call Saint Malo Taxi (www.taxi-st-malo.com; tel. 02-23-18-18-18).
By Public Transport — The local bus service does not go into the old city but you can get a bus (line C1 or C2) from the station to the city walls; the network is run by KSMA (www.ksma.fr; tel. 02-99-40-19-22). Buy your one-way tickets (1.35€) directly from the bus driver.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.