Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Dinan is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Dinan a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Dinan.
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Pl. St-Sauveur, Dinan, France
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
This Romanesque Roman Catholic church has a legend behind it. It’s said that it was built in the 12th century by Riwallon Rufus, a knight taken prisoner in the First Crusade, who vowed to build a church if he ever saw his homeland again. As such, there are a lot of middle-eastern architectural influences.
The highlights of the church are:
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12 Rue de la Boulangerie, 22100 Dinan, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This Gothic church’s construction began in 1490, but it would not be completed until the 20th century. Everyone in Dinan chipped into its construction – French, Bretons, workers and craftsmen, soldiers and citizens, clergy and nobles. After they laid the foundation of .the nave though, they ran out of money. During the French Revolution...
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22630 Le Quiou, France
01:00 pm - 07:00 pm
This 16th century limestone castle has barely changed since it was first built. It’s renowned for being one of the best examples of architecture from the Golden Age of Brittany. Visit it for its surprisingly domestic history, and the rooms and interiors that are still decorated in antique furnishings. Outside the castle, you can enjoy walking...
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103, rue du Quai Port of Dinan 22100 Dinan
02:00 pm - 06:30 pm
Yvonne Jean-Haffen, a 20th century painter and ceramic maker, bought this beautiful medieval house in 1930. In 1987, she bequeathed it and its contents to the city of Dinan. Today, it is open to the public from May – September, and exhibits a large collection of art. There are about 4000 items covering drawings, paintings, and ceramics. These...