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A walk in bygone times

You could expect the musketeers to come out of the wonderfully old buildings in the old town. The... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Andrew G
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Lovely Medieval Town

Dinan is one of the prettiest towns in Brittany.The old town is built on a hilltop overlooking the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Rue de l'Horloge, 22100, Dinan, France
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All reviews old town cobbled streets half timbered buildings the river walk around art galleries clock tower lovely town well worth a visit fairy tale small town historic district plenty of places to eat great visit great place to wander step back in time rick steves
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You could expect the musketeers to come out of the wonderfully old buildings in the old town. The mix of the shops and the old buildings is tastefully arranged.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinan is one of the prettiest towns in Brittany.The old town is built on a hilltop overlooking the River Rance. It became prosperous during the middle ages as the town collected tolls from goods moving up the river. There are cobblestone streets and old buildings...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely historical city! Its centre has many medieval buildings, definitely a 'must see' destination!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinan is one of our favourite places. Loads of beautiful old building s and lovely squares. The shops are also varied and worth looking at. Several great churches to visit and the old cobbled street down to the river is a must. As is the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The medieval town of Dinan in France's Brittany, has so many fine old buildings, some of which date from the 13th century, that every corner you turn you are facing another historical gem.. The town retains a large section of the city walls, part of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful place to walk around, lots to see, half timbered houses in the historical centre. Walk down to the riverside, lots of cafes. Walk around the ramparts, lots of beautiful scenery.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolute joy. A walled town with loads of half-timbered medieval houses. We were in the centre of the town and while we had some time to enjoy and photograph the incredible buildings we regretted that we had not allowed ourselves more time to explore...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of character to this area and lots of hidden laneways to discover. Some areas were a bit steep for some travellers but you can still explore area less hilly. Full of restaurants and tourist shops but many interesting buildings.

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Reviewed 9 September 2018

Lovely part of the town of Dinan. Wear sturdy shoes as the walk down to the port Is steep. The street Is lined with art studios and galleries. Loads of bars and restaurants at the bottom of the hill. Amazing historical buildings and lots of...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018

The centre of Dinan is lovely. It is very geared towards tourism and in August it is packed. Well worth a wander around, side stepping fellow visitors, and stopping in one of the many restaurants for a bite to eat. Plenty of wonderful old architecture...More

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13 September 2017|
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Response from Frank B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, normally the main attractions are open all days, but starting from October 1st the opening times are a bit reduced. I.e. the Dinan Castle is just opened in the afternoon instaed of the whole day. Dinan Castle Opening... More
13 September 2017|
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Response from AC_Dalmine | Reviewed this property |
The old town is open all year long: weather may be cloudy and cold. I suggest you to contact Dinan tourism office. I wish you a good holiday.
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Response from Brellie | Reviewed this property |
You can park but it is difficult. I parked the car. Not sure about public transportation.