Weekend in the Emerald Coast in Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

Weekend in the Emerald Coast in Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

The peninsula of Saint-Cast-le-Guildo stretches its 7 sandy beaches opposite the coasts of Saint-Malo and Dinard. This seaside resort of Côtes d'Armor offers a sumptuous landscape with its steep coasts, between Pointe de l'Isle and Pointe de la Garde, its emerald-colored sea and its pedestrian center all possessing the charm of the seaside resorts of the coasts of Northern Brittany . And as we have tested for you almost every year, here we deliver our best decorative, gastronomic and cultural spots.

La Belle Meunière

F. Hamon This pastry tea room is a real institution in Saint-Cast! Young and old have always tasted Viennese pastries - including chocolate bread - Viennese chocolates or coffees, caramelized kouign aman, ice creams and above all the famous castin, a meringue cookie and its praline butter cream. Located in Les Mielles, under the granite arcades of the pedestrian street, this tearoom with wooden windows embodies all the charm of seaside resorts of the end of the 19th century. Rue du Duc d'Aiguillon 22380 Saint-Cast-le Guildo 02 96 41 82 22.

The Finds

Saint-Cast Tourist Office Right next to Belle Meunière, this small Ali Baba cave offers a selection of decorative items, tableware, well-being, household linen and also selected jewelry with great care. A selection that works at heart, colorful, ideal for making gifts and thanking your host for his invitation for the weekend! 18 rue du Duc D'Aiguillon 22380 saint-Cast-Le-Guildo 02 96 71 73 43.

Beach side

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo Tourist Office This store on two levels is dedicated to the art of living and decoration. Decorative objects, candles, tableware but also sofas, dining tables and coffee tables, all of this is set in pieces, from the bathroom to the dining room. Seaside resort requires, we will remember the modern prints of monohulls from the 30s, the cups in the shape of shells or the collectibles dedicated to golfers. The style ? Family house and seaside with brands like Flamant, Jardin d'Ulysse or Mis en Demeure. 4 rue Jacques cartier, 22380 Saint-Cast le Guildo 02 96 41 63 82.

The pedestrian link

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo Tourist Office This development, inaugurated in 2009, allows you to reach the deep-water port from the Grande Plage in Saint-Cast in just a few minutes. 600 meters of footbridge built along and in the rocks which lead to the Pointe de L'Isle, follow the sea offering a spectacular view on the Pointe de la Garde, the Ebihens islands and the Cézembre island in front of Saint- Malo. At high tide, it's splendid! And at night, the photovoltaic cells of the spots embedded in the ground will guide your steps. We appreciate the approach!

The column

Saint-Cast-le-Guildo Tourist Office This 18-meter-high granite monument overlooking the Grande Plage was erected in 1858 for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Saint-Cast. This battle, waged by the Duke of Aiguillon against the English, was the only French victory in the 7-year war between the two countries in their colonial conquest. It is this victory illustrated by the cast iron sculptural group at the top of the Commemorative Column: the "French" greyhound slaying the "English" leopard! Column Street, 22380 Saint-Cast-le-Guildo.

Fort Lalatte

Saint-Cast Tourist Office About 20 km from Saint-Cast, as if erected in the open sea, Fort Lalatte stands on a rocky and windy cape. It is one of the most famous castles in the history of the Middle Ages and of cinema! Built from 1340, it served as a strategic fortress until the First Empire. His fame led him to Hollywood in 1957 where he set the scene for the film The Vikings with Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis; in France, he hosted the filming of Chouans and Ridicule among others. Not to be missed for a breathtaking visit via the Cap Fréhel lighthouse, 5 km upstream! // // Go to the Saint-Cast Tourist Office website: // And find the recipe for Bouchot mussels on