Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Dinan, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 7 sights
Distance 0.8 km
Ascend 31 m
Descend 2 m

Experience Dinan in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Sight 1: Auguste Pavie

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Auguste Pavie

Auguste Jean-Marie Pavie was a French colonial civil servant, explorer and diplomat who was instrumental in establishing French control over Laos in the last two decades of the 19th century. After a long career in Cambodia and Cochinchina, Pavie became the first French vice-consul in Luang Prabang in 1886, eventually becoming the first Governor-General and plenipotentiary minister of the newly formed French colony of Laos.

Wikipedia: Auguste Pavie (EN)

59 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 2: Charles Roland Néel de la Vigne

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92 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: Basilique Saint-Sauveur

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Basilique Saint-Sauveur This photo was taken by Eusebius (Guillaume Piolle).Feel free to reuse it, but always credit me as the author as specified below. / CC BY 3.0

The Basilica of Saint-Sauveur de Dinan is a Roman Catholic church situated in Dinan, France. Historically, it is one of the two parish churches in the town, the other being Saint-Malo.

Wikipedia: Basilica of Saint-Sauveur (Dinan) (EN)

75 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: La Maison Pavie

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This is a list of historical monuments, real estate and movable property in Dinan, France.

Wikipedia: Liste des monuments historiques de Dinan (FR), Website

172 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 5: Tour de l'Horloge

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The belfry known as the Clock Tower of Dinan, is a tower built at the end of the fifteenth century, located rue de l'Horloge in Dinan in the Côtes-d'Armor department of Brittany

Wikipedia: Tour de l'Horloge (Dinan) (FR)

243 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 6: Les Cordeliers (Ancien couvent des Franciscains)

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Les Cordeliers (Ancien couvent des Franciscains)

The convent of the Cordeliers is a religious monument dating from the thirteenth century built by Henry d'Avaugour, lord of Dinan. This building is located in the city of Dinan, in the Côtes-d'Armor. The convent now houses the private Catholic secondary school of Les Cordeliers.

Wikipedia: Couvent des Cordeliers de Dinan (FR)

129 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Église Saint-Malo

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Église Saint-Malo Édouard Hue (User:EdouardHue) / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Church of Saint-Malo is a fifteenth-century Roman Catholic church located in Dinan, France. It is representative of the flamboyant Gothic in Brittany.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Malo de Dinan (FR)


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