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Chateau - Tour du Coetquen

Address: Porte de Guichet, Dinan, France
Phone Number: 02-96-39-45-20
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Ranked #9 of 18 Attractions in Dinan
Type: Castles, Tours, Specialty Museums, Cultural
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Type: Castles, Tours, Specialty Museums, Cultural

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English first
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This old chateau and tower are well worth a visit for something interesting to do and some history of the area. There are stunning views of the town and surrounds to be seen from the inside walls.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
31 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

As a living history student sword teacher from European historical combat guild jersey chapter , based at mont Orguiel castle jersey one of best castles un Europe , being invited by one of France's best medieval company based in vanne France , every two years they hold , the best medieval 4 day avent 24/7 every shop bank store all... More 

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Dinan, France
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The sights were interesting and the pace about right. If your French is weak be sure to stand near the guide.

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Woking, England, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

An intriguing castle with 2 towers to visit and fascinating exhibitions. Typically French in layout using the building as a backdrop rather than recreating scenes. Well restored. Lots of spiral staircases to climb! The crypt has fascinating tomb effigies which say much about the roles and status of men and women in the Middle Ages. Enjoyed my visit, good value... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Realmente es una visita recomendable, sobre todo la vista desde lo más alto de sus torre. Interesante colección de lápidas medievales. Audoguia con muy buena información. La visita se complementa con una caminata por el casco antiguo, dependiendo de las fechas puede ser agobiante. Procurar ir en las horas de la tarde. Ruta recomendada (en Dinan) la calle que baja... More 

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Kiev, Ukraine
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61 reviews 61 reviews
22 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

We visited Dinan for a day to walk around old part of town. Looks very impressive.

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mont st michel
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

We simply love Dinan & visit at least 6 times a year ( we do live only 35 minutes away!) The view from the ramparts is stunning To fully appreciate Dinan park your car by the port & walk up along the cobbled streets to the old town. At the Porte de Guichet take the steps on the left and... More 

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203 reviews 203 reviews
102 attraction reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2011

This is one of (if not the) main attraction in Dinan (with the old city, and the bridge). Nice medieval structure.

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