The coastal path in Dinard

It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful coastal paths of France!

The coastal path in Dinard has all the components of an exceptional walk: breathtaking views, wild vegetation and beautiful villas. The path is not difficult, you just have to pay attention to the tide schedules and do not practice it when the weather is too bad. Don't miss that walk! It's one of the best in Brittany.

Interest: notegreat (1 note)
Difficulty: difficulté
Duration: 4 h.

The beach of l’Ecluse

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The beach of l’Ecluse
Like many other resorts in Normandy and Brittany Dinard was created in 1850s when the practice of sea bathing became popular. Wealthy aristocrats built many luxury villas and casinos in the city

Start from the beach

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Start from the beach

The coastal path

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The coastal path
The path runs along the coast. It’s an impressive walk just near the sea.

Saint-Enogat Beach

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Saint-Enogat Beach
When you arrive at Saint-Enogat beach you can leave the coastal path to go back to Dinard. Saint-Enogat is now a district of Dinard, it was a former village of fishermen..

Ocean view

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Ocean view
After the ascent you can have a beautiful view of the ocean, Dinard and Saint-Malo.

The villa Greystones

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The villa Greystones
The Greystones villa is a contemporary villa built in 1938, it is owned today by the billionaire François Pinault. Fond of contemporary art he put a sculpture (a trunk supporting a stone) of an Italian designer in his garden. You can see the sculpture from the coast.

The villa "Brown Rock" (Roches Brunes)

The villa "Brown Rock" (Roches Brunes)
The villa "Les Roches Brunes" built on a rocky spur is the emblem of the city. It was built in the 1890s for a Parisian couturier. This is the only villa that you can visit because it belongs to the town of Dinard.

The pool

The pool
The pool of sea water to bath at low tide.

The path on the ocean

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The path on the ocean
There are signs indicating the risk of flooding of the path during high tides. You can be very wet if you try to walk during high tide. Be careful. Check the weather and the tides.

The tip of the reel

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The tip of the reel
The panorama is amazing on the city of Saint-Malo in front of Dinard and the estuary of the Rance.

the slipway of the Bec de la Vallée

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the slipway of the Bec de la Vallée
The platform served for the steam boats that linked Saint-Malo and Dinard. The place has kept a lot of charm. Now there is a road and a dam to connect the cities.

View on the estuary of the Rance

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View on the estuary of the Rance
The oceanic climate of Dinard fosters a Mediterranean vegetation.

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