Family and Kids in Dinan

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Dinan? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Dinan, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Dinan.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Dinan for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Fort La Latte

    Family and Kids

    Medieval castles don’t look more magical and mythical than this. The fort is made of pink sandstone; the view of the Emerald coast, the Channel Islands and the sea from its walls are breath-taking; it’s 14th century defence system of cannons, moats and drawbridges is still intact; the courtyard garden is perfect for picnics; and there are dungeons. It’s been the site of many a...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Thursday Morning Market

    Family and Kids

    A typical French weekly market is set up between the Place Duguesclin and place du Champ Clos on Thursdays. The products are local – meats, fruits, veggies, plants, cheeses, flowers, and clothes. You may even find souvenirs and handicrafts. The main reason to be here though, is that the rest of Dinan is usually here. It’s an excellent place to pick up some of the city’s charac...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Les Remparts De Dinan

    Family and Kids

    Dinan used to be city fortified by walls. Only a remnant of these great defences remain now, with only 10 out of 14 guard towers. A small portion of these walls (including those at Castle Dinan) may be walked on. It’s recommended; you’ll probably get the best wide views of Old Dinan from here. Cobbled streets and old buildings with flowers on all sides will be spread out below you. ...Read more
  4. Amazing Dinan attraction for kids
    Le Port De Dinan

    Family and Kids

    The port-marina along Rance River is one of the liveliest places in the city. It is also one of the most beautiful walks. In the summer, the waters are very busy with cruise boats. Old stone houses have been converted into riverside restaurants. Not only are they great places to eat, they are also great places to people watch. Further up the walk, you’ll see a 15th century bridge that cro...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Basilique St-sauveur

    Family and Kids

    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: The elegant Gothic chancel 14th-century grave sla...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Dinan
    Les Jardins Du Chateau De La Ballue

    Family and Kids

    Though the hotel is a historical building as well, it is the gardens here that that enchants visitors. Architects Francois-Hebert Stevens and Paul Maymont built the gardens in Manifest style, a Renaissance movement meant to evoke an emotional response. The topiary garden is especially famous for its Green Maze, a structure built from a grove of yew trees. The other major highlights of the garde...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    La Tour De L'horloge

    Family and Kids

    The 15th century, 46 metre high clock tower is famous for the panoramic views it offers of Dinan from above. It was commissioned by Duchess Anne of Brittany; that’s why this clock’s main bell (it has five) is named Anne. The ground floor of the museum has an exhibit on the clock and how it works, and an exhibition on Duchess Anne.
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Parc Zoologique Et Chateau De La Bourbansais

    Wildlife Park, Zoo

    This private zoo is set in the grounds of a Renaissance era castle. The hundred hectares host about 500 hundred animals – big cats, exotic birds, great apes and other savannah animals. Some of the species here are endangered, and the space they live in has been carefully crafted to imitate their natural habitats. In the summer there are falconry and hunting-dog shows, a recreation of a ce...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Musee-chateau De Combourg

    Family and Kids

    This beautiful castle was built in the 12 century to defend the nearby cathedral and protect Brittany’s independence. Interestingly, the writer and politician Francois-Rene de Chateaubriand grew up here – which is why the castle is considered to be the cradle of romantic French literature. The descendants of the author still live at this fully furnished castle. It is one of the pret...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Rue Du Jerzual

    Family and Kids

    A picturesque, cobbled street full of pretty half-timbered houses. It ends at the fortified Porte du Jerzual – a Historical Monument. It’s a steep road, and walking up it will have you huffing and puffing. Along with the Rue de Petit-Fort (the same road, but extended to outside the walls), it has the honor of being one of the most photographed streets in Dinan. The houses on either ...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Cobac Parc Et Aqua'fun Park

    Amusement Park, Water Park

    With 30 rides at Cobac Park and 10 giant water slides at the Aqua’fun Park, this place makes for an excellent whole-day family outing. There is also a roller coaster, a pirate-ship and a watch-tower. Bring your kids here to celebrate their birthdays!
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Chateau De La Hunaudaye

    Family and Kids

    This 13th century fairy-tale medieval castle was built by obscure nobleman Olivier Tournemine, who used it as a base to rise high in the nobility – to the rank of Barony. Destroyed by the army of Montfort and the English in the war of succession of Brittany, it was rebuilt over the next century. It was destroyed again in the French Revolution and restoration did not start until 1930, by t...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Le Petit Train De Dinan

    Family and Kids

    This mini tourist train is is a surprisingly convenient way to get around. Dinan is town with steep elevation changes, and not everyone has the stamina for it. The train lets you bypass the whole effort of having to clib up and down and still lets you access the top attractions. It is essentially a guided tour too, and will take you past the old town, the marina, the castle and ramparts, the Ba...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Parc Floral De Haute Bretagne

    Botanical Garden

    These 25 hectare contain 24 of upper Britanny’s most utterly beautifully landscaped gardens. Each perfectly executed natural space is designed around a specific theme. A myriad of colors in plant life, miles of carefully maintained paths, carefully placed bridges, streams and waterfalls all harmonise to touch your heart in ways you didn’t know a garden could. The gardens are divided...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Musee 39-45

    Family and Kids

    A museum of WWII memorabilia, it contains about 6000 thousand items (consumer goods, military hardware, weapons) from the war, including 30 different types of uniforms. There are even reconstructed buildings such as a radio-room, a blockhouse and a shooting bunker. You’ll get to watch a 25 minute film on the war, and an exhibit on the Normandy landings. Wartime songs will play throughout ...Read more