Go off-piste in Brittany

Take advantage of the off-season

Has summer given way to autumn leaves and the magic of Christmas which is slowly settling into your mind? What if we told you that now is the perfect time to explore Brittany ?


Discover Dinan-Cap Fréhel in a new light, far from the summer crowds. Even if the temperatures drop and the days get shorter, don't panic! We give you valuable advice for a vacation near Saint-Malo, which will make you forget the winter gray and make you see life in blue (emerald)!

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Open sites?

Some historic sites are open all year round, such as guildo castle, that of Léhon and his Abbey, Architecture and Heritage Interpretation Center, located in the Dinan Tourist Office... Don't look any further for the opening hours, we have already prepared them for you! The advantage of coming to Brittany in autumn/winter? Have our must-haves just for you! Cap Fréhel, the medieval city of Dinan, it's up to you!

Sites open out of season

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Lehon Abbey

Pssst: take advantage of advantageous rates by booking with the Tourist Office ticket office !

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Fill up on activities?

Nordic walking, running, cycling, horse riding, fishing, and even water walking... The Dinan-Cap Fréhel destination offers you many ideas for outings for outdoor sports enthusiasts! Enjoy, you are on vacation.

All leisure

fishing on foot in Saint-Jacut-de la Mer
Alexandre Lamoureux
Water walk Brittany

Along the coast

La walk in sea water throughout the year has unsuspected virtues. Come on, let’s jump into our wetsuit and neoprene slippers, and sneak into the “Penguins Castins” colony in Saint-Cast!

🌊 Penguins Castins

Cycling Saint-Cast le Guildo Brittany in winter

A bike ride

Rent bikes in Dinan, and leave from the port where 24 km round trip await you for a family ride along the Ille-et-Rance canal. A cool start is an opportunity to warm up while pedaling. Ready, set, pedal!

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Sand yachting

And if we let ourselves be tempted by a sand yachting session : hair in the wind, breathing the fresh sea air and sliding on the sand at full speed...

Nautical center of Fréhel

Avel Land Sailing

Nautical Club of Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer

Our ideas for a breath of sea air! 🧣

Walks ?

If you are more of the type to keep your feet on the ground, a hiking in Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer is essential! You will take a nice tour of the peninsula, with a view of the Bay of Arguenon on one side, and the Bay of Lancieux on the other! And if you arrive at low tide, bingo! The Ébihens archipelago will be just for you! ️Don't forget to check the tide times before starting your expedition. ⏱️ To discover our other hiking ideas in autumn/winter, it’s this way! 👇

Alexandre Lamoureux
GR34, between Pissotte beach and Pointe de la Corbière
Our good addresses! 🛎️

Cocooning accommodation?

Nothing like a cozy nest after a busy winter day. We offer a wide selection of accommodation for all tastes and budgets! For an authentic and warm stay, opt for a guest room. If you are looking for cozy comfort and total freedom, the lodgings and furnished are perfect for you! If you prefer to stay at the hotel, it's this way.

Our selection of cottages with a fireplace

Diana's hotel
Our selection!🍴

Feasting by the fire?

When the days get shorter and the cold sets in, what's more comforting than a tasty meal in a cozy restaurant with a fireplace? Of the creperies, to tea rooms, without forgetting the restaurants, here is a selection to enjoy warm and cozy!

All restaurants

Terres Neuvas Inn
Wild Restaurant
Wild Restaurant in Saint-Cast in Brittany


Open in the afternoons from All Saints' Day weekends to the February holidays, the Sauvage restaurant in Saint-Cast invites you to a moment of relaxation by its fireplace. Immerse yourself in a book and enjoy a Tchaï Latté, a Latte Macchiato with salted butter caramel, or for the more daring, a Mezcachoc, hot chocolate with mezcal. For those who are cold, the Druid's Grog will warm you up!

🧋 Wild Restaurant

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The beaches of Saint-Cast-le-Guildo

Emma's Teas

This house with garden in Saint-Cast is none other than… a tea room! In front of their beautiful heart-warming fireplace, you will taste pastries and teas from around the world. This intimate place will offer you a great trip! We love the “so British” scones, the pan-fried far with salted butter caramel, without forgetting the carrot cake..

🍰 Emma's Teas

Tea Room - Les Bonheurs d’Éléonore
Christmas in Dinan

The Happiness of Éléonore

Both a boutique and a tea room, it is a great address for those looking for a warm atmosphere, where it is good to get together. A few tables, deliberately mismatched armchairs, an open kitchen, exposed beams and “English” decoration. Everything is there, even the (fake) fireplace! Every year, at Christmas time, the tea room is transformed into a magical place lit up with Christmas decorations. Do not miss !

🍵 The Happiness of Éléonore

All year ! 🥳

Events ?

Each month has its share of discoveries and memorable moments!
🏰 September: European Heritage Days

👠 October: Festival of Fashion Designers
🎥 November: The Blue Minutes, Short Film Festival and theater for laughs
🎄December and January: The Magic of Christmas and the lights
🥞 February: the Candlemas, And the Valentine's Day


This way, so as not to miss Agenda and current news !

Why come in the off season?

  • We discover the essentials of the Destination without the crowd summer: Cap Fréhel, rue du Jerzual de Dinan, all that just for us!
  • We admire the shows of the stormy sea as you rarely see!
  • We take advantage of attractive prices to give ourselves time to enjoy without emptying our pockets...
  • We taste seafood seasonal: scallops, oysters and langoustines make up Breton tables for unparalleled feasts.
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