Emilie Revel
European Medieval Festival in Dinan

The Festival of the Ramparts

Immerse yourself in the time of the knights for a weekend!

The Remparts festival, kesako? 

Shows, workshops, chivalry tournaments, medieval market, balls, grand parade… the town of Dinan rediscovers its customs of yesteryear to offer you a timeless break.
Recognized as one of the great medieval festivals in Europe, the Fête des Remparts makes you (re)discover the Middle Ages and the heritage of Dinan through a festive and warm atmosphere, costumed visitors and locals and numerous activities that make this meeting a real success!

The Remparts festival, the theme 

2023 will be the occasion to celebrate the 40th anniversary of this beautiful celebration (1983-2023)! Rediscover the daily life of our ancestors and take the opportunity to discover the medieval city of Dinan and its emblematic monuments such as the Castle, the ramparts, the Clock Tower, the Cordeliers convent or the Saint-Sauveur basilica.

At each edition, a new theme in the spotlight and a constantly renewed program

The Festival of the Remparts, the process

Many activities in the four corners of the city …
The party begins with a prelude of two days rich in activities: conferences, concerts and exhibitions but also the European Championship of real and sporting Jousting which will delight young and old!

During this festive weekend, you will dive into medieval times through:
  • free entertainment throughout the historic center: parades, balls, a grand parade and a gigantic medieval market bringing together more than 100 craftsmen in the main squares of Dinan.
  • 4 entertainment sites (the Square des Dinantais, the Grands Fossés, the English Garden and the Douve du Jerzual) where many activities and events are offered such as cooking or calligraphy workshops, conferences, exhibitions or even shows breathtaking. 
  • chivalry tournaments: on the Place du Duc Jean IV, opposite the castle and the ramparts of Dinan, take advantage of a unique setting to attend the famous chivalry tournaments. Which knight will emerge victorious from the fight?

Date of the Remparts Festival: Saturday 22 and Sunday 23 July 2023.
For more information on the Fête des Remparts, appointment on their website

 

Julie beaulieu
Emilie Revel
Emilie Revel
Emilie Revel
Emilie Revel
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