A Unique Site at the Rugged Coast of Brittany

The Sculptured Rocks of Rothéneuf is a hidden gem located 5 km from St. Malo in Brittany. They were created by Abbé Adolphe-Julien Fouré at the end of the 19th century. This priest of Rothéneuf suffered a stroke at the age of 55, which left him both deaf and mute. He spend the last 15 years of his life shaping the granite to create these masterpieces at the rugged coast.

An Unique Site with sculptured rocks at the Rugged Coast of Brittany in Saint-Malo, Rothéneuf

Abbé Adolphe-Julien Fouré took his inspiration from various sources like religious myths or pagan legends and tales. He created more than 300 statues, some of which are now heavily affected by erosion. If you wish to visit the site, keep in mind that it is completely rugged and natural with no walkways or barriers. 

An Unique Site with sculptured rocks at the Rugged Coast of Brittany in Saint-Malo, Rothéneuf

Location: Chemin des rochers sculptés, Rothéneuf - St Malo, France. 


An Unique Site with sculptured rocks at the Rugged Coast of Brittany in Saint-Malo, Rothéneuf

An Unique Site with sculptured rocks at the Rugged Coast of Brittany in Saint-Malo, Rothéneuf

An Unique Site with sculptured rocks at the Rugged Coast of Brittany in Saint-Malo, Rothéneuf

An Unique Site with sculptured rocks at the Rugged Coast of Brittany in Saint-Malo, Rothéneuf

An Unique Site with sculptured rocks at the Rugged Coast of Brittany in Saint-Malo, Rothéneuf

An Unique Site with sculptured rocks at the Rugged Coast of Brittany in Saint-Malo, Rothéneuf


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Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We're a family of five from the picturesque scenery of Belgium. Come along with us as we share stories from our journeys so far. And if you're curious about any of the places we've visited, don't hesitate to ask. Your dream European getaway is within reach, and we're here to make it extraordinary!

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