Only a few hours by ferry from Saint-Malo, the south of England offers interesting city break possibilities and a guaranteed change of scenery.
Portsmouth, the port city
Whether it’s the Spinnaker Tower, an ultra-modern building in the shape of a sail that dominates the city from the top of these 170 meters, the maritime museums or the ship HMS Victory, The naval base that saw the birth of Charles Dickens is resolutely turned towards the sea. The city is also an attractive shopping destination and has no shortage of museums, art galleries and major events. From Saint-Malo, Brittany Ferries offers daily direct crossings. Remember to take a valid ID card or passport.
Scapes from Portsmouth
Portsmouth is also an ideal gateway to radiate into southern England. In about 1.5 hours by train you will be in Brighton. A seaside resort prized by Londoners for its vast pebble beach, the famous Brighton Pier which hosts several rides and its rich cultural and artistic life. From Portsmouth, it is also possible to reach the capital. London is only about 2 hours away by train from the naval city. This is the perfect place for shopping or cultural trips. For nature lovers, the South Downs National Park offers vast hilly landscapes covered with forests and meadows as well as a wild coastline overhung by chalk cliffs. A great place to recharge your batteries and go hiking.Official website for tourism in Great Britain