Les Rochers SculptesCurrently Closed
- Address: Plage du Val - Chemin des rocherssculptés, Rothéneuf, 35400 St-Malo, France
- Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +33-299562395
- Ticket Price: 3 EUR
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Tourist Center, Family And Kids
This is one of the city’s most surreal attractions – a series of carved, grotesque heads that face out towards the sea.They were crafted by Father AdolpheFouré, who was struck deaf and mute after a stroke, and retired to Rotheneuf. For some inexplicable reason (perhaps he was inspired by the legends of the pirates along this coast), he took chisel to stone here. For thirteen years between 1984-1907, he worked on transforming this 500 metre square of coast in to a strange outdoor fresco of about 300 statues. Some of these figures, such as Jacques Cartier and Saint Budoc, are recognisable, but others are not. Wind and sea-spray are slowly wearing away these rocks now.
- To get there, go past the Le Benetin restaurant, the carpark, till you sea a small wooden hut, where you can buy the tickets. Then it’s a bit of a scramble over rocks to get to the carvings.
- Not accessible to the disabled.
- Free for under 10.
- You’ll have to drive to here.
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94.77% of people who visit St-malo include Les Rochers Sculptes in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
55.26% of people start their Les Rochers Sculptes visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Les Rochers Sculptes
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Les Rochers Sculptes
Charming little museum showing carvings in the cliff face. Keep moving as what you can see changes as you do so. If you're feeling energetic clamber down to a massive rock pool.
Definitely worth the trek from St. Malo on a nice day. The view is stunning and the carvings are a unique.
Pretty place but the sculptures are not exciting enough to pay entry fee. Just go right or left from the entrance down to the beach.
Just a shadow of it's former self judging by the story and old images. 2.5 Euro admission for an underwhelming experience that we managed to drag out for almost 10 minutes. Steep and unsuitable for wheelchairs and those unsteady on their feet. Great sea views but you can get those for free anywhere along the coast.
Great off the beaten path point of interest. See it while it's still around because nature and people are wearing it away.