is situated 5 km southwest from Dinard , 12 km from Saint Malo and 85 km from Rennes. There is a taxi service from the airport and the cost to Dinard is approximately €13.00 and it will take you 10 minutes. It will take you 20 minutes and cost approximately €20.00 to go to Saint Malo.
Dinard and the Emerald Coast, wonderful and welcoming placesA city of art and history, Dinard is a pleasant seaside resort, where life and holidays are very enjoyable. Located on the Emerald Coast, Dinard benefits from an architectural and cultural heritage. Not less than 407 luxury villas are classified and will make you go back in time to the Belle Epoque. A walk on the seafront on the path from Saint-Enogat to La pointe du Moulinet will allow you to discover the beautiful beaches and coves of Dinard bay.
Dinard is also a dynamic city- many events and activities take place all year long like the British Film Festival and exhibitions in the 21 art galleries of the city. Indeed, Dinard was a source of inspiration for numerous artists like Oscar Wilde, Debussy, Jules Verne and it has kept its artistic spirit. Furthermore, don’t forget to enjoy the Casino, situated on the main beach, and the thalassotherapy centre, with a stunning view of the coast.
The Mont Saint-Michel, a Unesco World heritageThe Mont-Saint-Michel and its bay, registered as a Unesco World Heritage site in 1979, is only 45 minutes from Dinard Airport by car. Located between Normandy and Brittany, the site is built on a rock, inside fortified walls.
There are many places to visit like the abbey, which offers a complete panorama of the medieval architecture from XI to the XVI century, several museums like “L’archéoscope” or The Museum of the Sea end Ecology, and the Parish Church which is dedicated to St Peter, the patron saint of fishermen. Even just strolling through the winding streets is enough to delight! The site receives about 3.5 million visitors each year.
The Mont-Saint-Michel also offers many events. Indeed, several concerts are scheduled in the Abbey, evening shows and visits are scheduled each year.
Finally, crossings of the bay are available with guides which allow you to discover, among other things, the famous quicksand.
Brittany, land of wonders, legends and mysteriesIn addition to Dinard, the Emerald Coast abounds in architectural and natural treasures. Saint-Malo in particular, a beautiful old walled city is certainly one which should be explored. A walk on its famous walls, a break in its bars, restaurants and terraces will enchant you for sure.
Furthermore, don’t miss the Cap Frehel, a site of legends and a wonderful landscape, which is one of the most impressive sites in Brittany. Go to Cancale too, where you can enjoy fresh oysters on the beach and go for walk alongside the Pointe du Grouin. Don’t leave without visiting the medieval town of Dinan, one of the most beautiful in Brittany.
The region will charm you with the magic of its 2,730km of coastline. Its great architectural heritage in cities like Rennes, Vannes, Saint-Malo and Fougères will fulfill all the promises of a wonderful trip. Finally, its great cultural heritage, Science Museums, Brittany Museum and 'Musée des beaux-arts', all located in Rennes, will prompt unforgettable discoveries.