Dinan is one of France`s most attractive Breton walled towns. Once a stronghold of the ducs de Bretagne nowadays, Dinan welcomes each year thousand of visitors. The 18th-century granite houses provide a sharp contrast to the medieval timbered houses in this walled town with a once-fortified château. Major historical attractions include the Jacobins Theatre dating from 1224, the flamboyant Gothic St Malo`s Church, the Romanesque St Saviour`s Basilica, Duchess Anne`s Tower and the Château de Dinan.
With over 2,000 years of history, France boasts more than 40 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and has the fourth largest number of historical sites in the world after Italy, China, and Spain. The UNESCO-listed sites take a variety of forms including historic towns, palaces, castles, religious buildings, forts, canals, and landscapes. These sites can be found spread all across France, so wherever you go, you won’t be far away from one of them.
French cuisine is renowned for its flavor and finesse. Once you have your first meal here, you’ll quickly realize that food in France is more than just fuel. The French regard gastronomy as essential to the art of living, and the culinary culture of the country runs deep. From wholesome desserts to delectable cheeses, wines, stews, soups, fresh fish….every region in France has its own specialty.
France has so many charming towns, villages, cities and hamlets that are totally unique from one another and worthy of any travel bucket list. These villages offer the best of French culture and heritage and beyond the most popular tourist sites. Many of these villages only have a population of a few hundred, offering visitors a more intimate and authentic experience of France. Its small towns are so appealing and romantic, steeped in centuries old cobbled lanes, stone cottages and castles, gothic churches, world-class vineyards, and tumbling geraniums.