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Arriving — Dinan has an SNCF train station, but service is infrequent. The trip from Rennes, with one stop, takes about 1 hour and costs 15.70€. From St-Malo it takes about as long and costs 10€. Most rail passengers just transfer to one of the buses from the train stations for connection to Dinan. The trip time is almost the same, but tickets are 2€. For information on bus schedules visit www.tibus.fr or call tel. 08-10-22-22-22. If you’re driving from Dinard, take highway D166 south to Dinan.

Visitor Information — The Office de Tourisme is at 9 rue du Château (www.dinan-tourisme.com; tel. 02-96-87-69-76).

Special Events — One of the biggest medieval festivals in the world, the Fêtes des Remparts (www.fete-remparts-dinan.com) is held the third weekend of July in even-numbered years. Mingle amongst the knights and maidens and enjoy authentic street entertainment, food, and crafts. Take in an archery competition or even a jousting match.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.