Post-lockdown, face masks are a must in the seaside Brittany town of Saint-Malo | AFP

On the first long weekend post-lockdown, as the French flock to the seaside town of Saint-Malo, the mayor has ruled that face masks are now obligatory in the commercial centre. IMAGES

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Saint-Malo beach open to users over long weekend but not for lounging | AFP

As France’s long holiday weekend gets underway post-lockdown, people are able to enjoy Saint-Malo’s golden beaches. But users are required to remain active, respect social distancing and not to give into the urge to sit and lounge in the sunshine. In Brittany, five beaches which initially reopened after lockdown have again been closed because of health rules being flouted. IMAGES

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