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Office de tourisme de Dinan
9, rue du Chateau Dinan

Tel:+33 (0)2 96 87 69 76
Fax:+33 (0)2 96 87 69 77

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Dinan is perhaps one of the prettiest medieval walled cities in France.  The Vieille Ville is like an open-air museum with convents, churches, half-timbered houses, intact city walls and cobbled streets that overlook the river Rance.  To enjoy views over Dinan's medieval heart, climb to the top of Tour d'Horloge in rue d'Horloge.

The Basilique St-Saveur is one of Dinan's gems and displays a melange of architecture including a Romanesque porch and 18th-century vaulting.  Inside you'll find a cenotaph that contains the heart of Bertrand du Guesclin who defeated the English Knight, Thomas of Canterbury in the 14th-century.  Later, du Guesclin went onto to lead the French army and reminders of Dinan's hero are spotted all over the town.

Dinan is a pleasant place to enjoy the delights of Brittany with artisan shops nestling alongside creperies and traditional Breton restaurants.  If you are in Dinan during the Fete des Remparts in late September you'll be rewarded by a lively medieval festival in the old town.

What to See - Dinan Attractions

Golf de la Corbinais
Saint-Michel de Plelan, 22980
a 9-hole golf course surrounded by stunning Breton countryside
| Admission charge | Tel: +33 (0)2 96 27 64 81

Randonnees Accompagnees
Maison de la Rance, Quai Talard, Port de Dinan, Lanvallay 22100
guided walks and hikes of the surrounding Pays de Rance
| Admission charge | Tel: +33 (0)2 96 87 00 40

Atelier du Verre
4 rue de Radegonde, Saintmeloir des Ondes 35350
a glass-blowing workshop with exhibition room
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Daily | Tel: +33 (0)2 99 89 18 10

8km from Dinan, 22100
a commune rich in history with monuments such as the Royal Saint Magloire Priory and the Chateau de Lehon

Eglise St-Malo
Grande Rue, Dinan 22100
a late 15th-century church

Les Jardins Anglais
Behind Place St-Saveur, Dinan 22100
gardens with great views of the river Rance

Emeraude Lines
Quai de la Rance at riverside Port, Dinan 22100
river trips to Dinard and St-Malo
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Apr-Sep | Tel: +33 (0)2 96 39 18 04

Musee Chateau
Chateau de la Duchesse Anne, rue du Chateau, Dinan 22100
a museum of local history
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Jun-Sep:daily; Oct-May: Wed-Mon | Tel: +33 (0)2 96 39 45 20