Practical information about Dinard

Dinard in a few

Relaxation, well-being, hiking or cycling, lazing on the beach or discovering the historical heritage and the "Seaside castles": Dinard offers a variety of activities for all kinds of holidays.

Located on the left bank of the Rance river and facing the walled city of Saint-Malo, Dinard is a holiday resort where you can enjoy the natural wonders of the Emerald Coast and the pleasures of a small Breton town, with a lot to offer. From Dinard, you will be a hair's breadth away from Saint-Malo, and also from Dinan and Cancale; you can also make a day trip to the Mont Saint-Michel. Organise your holidays in Dinard from now on!

How to get there?

By car: from Paris, take the A11 highway to Rennes (3 hours) then the RN137 to Dinard (45 minutes). If you arrive by the A84, follow the N175 and then the N176 to reach Dinard.

By train: to reach Dinard, it will take you 2 hours and 15 minutes from Montparnasse train station (Paris) to get to Saint-Malo, then about 20 minutes by bus.

By plane: Dinard/Pleurtuit airport mostly offers connections with England (London Stansted). For another directions, you can reach Rennes ( 70 km ) and Nantes ( 170 km ) airports.

When should I come?

On the Breton coast, the warmest months fall between June and September. Since the seaside resort of Dinard is a very popular destination, especially among english tourists, it is better to come here during low season (october to may) if you are looking for peace and quiet. However, if you travel in low season, make sure to bring an umbrella, since this is the northern Brittany!

Good to know

Once home to the highest British aristocracy, today Dinard offers visitors no less than 407 listed villas with their typical for the 19th century resort-style architecture. A range of styles from the Italian villa to the Louis XIII pavilion will take you back in time to the Belle Epoque era.

Dinard city hall offers a range of guided tours to discover its unique architectural and historical heritage.