Dinan, Côtes-d’Armor, Brittany, North West France

Excursion Details:
  • The lovely medieval town of Dinan lies inland of Saint-Malo in Brittany, northwest France.
  • The medieval town boasts some of the finest architecture in Brittany, with buildings dating back to the 13th Much of the city wall remains intact with 10 out of the original 14 guard towers still standing, as well as the four gates.
  • Dina is designated as a Villes et Pays d’Art et d’Histoire, or a Town and Land of Art and History. This is most likely due to Dinan’s array of historical monuments.
  • The Centre Historique is filled with well-preserved half-timbered houses, cobbled streets and impressive monuments and buildings.
  • Taking the rampart walk is one of the most popular attractions.
  • There is a Thursday morning market at the Centre Ville which displays arts and crafts from artists, engravers, sculptors and glass blowers.
  • Popular landmarks include St. Sauveur Basilica, Saint Malo Church, Chateau de Dinan.
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