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Infants (under 2)
Fête des Remparts
The middle ages: 1000 years of history. Joust and jaunt in Dinan! Join in the fun at the Fête des Remparts next July, when Dinan's splendour will once again shine as bright as it did in medieval times. Knights will fairly fight, damsels will dance and banquets will be had by everyone for two full days of fantastic costumes, music, re-enactments and parades.

Fête des Remparts
Dinan Medieval Festival

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Package Prices

3 nights fully escorted tour
Direct sailing from Jersey / Guernsey
from only £309 per person*

* Inclusive price. Price is per person and based on 2 people sharing a room at 3* Hotel Du Chateau, Dinan. Single rooms are available at the 3* ibis Styles Hotel, Dinan, a supplement of £190 per person applies.

3 night fully escorted tour

Direct tour from Guernsey and Jersey

2 full days and evenings to enjoy the festival

Friday 20th July - Monday 23rd July 2018

Travel to the walled city of Dinan and take part in this Medieval festival that will both surprise and delight. From knights in shining armor to street-side musical revelry, there will be role-playing locals delving into the historic past and bringing it to life for you to enjoy.

Rediscover their cultural and architectural heritage of this wonderful French town!

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Fête des Remparts Experience

Watch highlights from the 2016 Fête des Remparts!

With jousting tournaments, a big medieval market, balls, a grand parade and many other events, Dinan brings ancient customs to life and takes you back to another era during this colourful weekend. A theme is chosen for each festival: ‘great fears’, ‘feasts and festivals’, or ‘builders’. It’s a chance to discover what daily life was like for our ancestors, in a setting that’s full of panache!

The theme of this years festival is The middle ages: 1000 years of history.

Take this opportunity to discover or rediscover Dinan, a Town of Art and History that’s packed with attractions: the Clock Tower, the Couvent des Cordeliers, the Saint-Sauveur basilica and more… all treasures that bear witness to the rich and glorious past of this medieval town.

Get ready early as the festival is free for people in medieval costumes!

What's included in the tour

Full Itinerary

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Day 1: Channel Islands to France

JERSEY DEPARTURES:You will leave on Friday 20th July at 10:05 and arrive to St. Malo at 12:25 (local time).

GUERNSEY DEPARTURES: You will leave at 15:15 and arrive at 18:10.

For both arrivals you will then be transferred respectively from the ferry terminal in St. Malo to your hotel in Dinan. The luxury coach transfer features reclining seats, air conditioning and toilets. The coach journey will take approximately 45 minutes.

After check-in at your hotel, your day will be free to enjoy exploring the historic town of Dinan, wander around the well-preserved medieval streets before perhaps enjoying a harbour-side dinner at your leisure.

Days 2 & 3: Fête des Remparts

For two days, go back in time surrounded by authentic costumes, live music, medieval markets, mind-blowing re-enactments and a fantastic parade!

Although its theme is the Middle Ages, the Fête des Remparts is nonetheless very much of its time. Everyone, whether young or not-so-young, can enjoy taking part in this unique role-play event.

Every other year since 1983, the Ramparts Festival has taken over the pretty little town of Dinan for a weekend. Step back into medieval times and get carried away by the fun and friendly atmosphere. With a big medieval market, balls, a grand parade and many other events, Dinan brings ancient customs to life and takes you back to another era during this colourful weekend. A theme is chosen for each festival: ‘great fears’, ‘feasts and festivals’, or ‘builders’. It’s a chance to discover what daily life was like for our ancestors, in a setting that’s full of panache!

Also, don’t miss the spectacular tournaments, which will take place each evening, where knights will joust for their lady and impressed spectators.

Take this opportunity to discover or rediscover Dinan, a town of art and history and be ready for two days of celebration and joyous festivities!

Day 4: Return travel to the Channels Islands

On Monday 23rd July, enjoy breakfast in your hotel before being transferred back to St. Malo. Guernsey travellers will check-in at 11:15 and the boat will depart at 12:15.

Jersey travellers will then have free time to explore and enjoy St. Malo. Left luggage will be arranged for you. Your Tour Manager will be waiting for you in the ferry terminal and will assist you at check-in before the return boat to Jersey departs at 17:30.

Terms & Conditions

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  • Prices are per person, based on 2 people sharing a room. Single supplement of £190 applies in a single room
  • • The tour is reliant on minimum numbers to go ahead. If the tour cannot go ahead due to not meeting the minimum number commitment you will be notified at the latest by 15th May 2018 and your deposit will be returned. You will only be contacted if the tour IS NOT going ahead.
  • A non-refundable deposit of £100 per person is due at time of booking
  • The balance will be due on the 1st June 2018
  • You will need a valid passport to travel
  • We recommend you take out fully comprehensive travel insurance
  • A Bontour Tour Manager will be available throughout your holiday
  • There is no charge for payment by debit card. Credit card transactions will be charged at 2.5% of the amount being paid
  • Entrance to the Festival is free, should you wear a medieval costume. Prices for the festival and tournament tickets will be advised nearer the time.

Return Ferry:

Friday 20th July 2018

  • Guernsey - St Malo 15:15 - 18:10
  • Jersey - St Malo 10:05 - 12:25
  • Monday 23rd July 2018

  • St Malo - Guernsey 12:15 - 13:10
  • St Malo - Jersey 17:30 - 17:50
  • Package Prices

    3 nights fully escorted tour
    Direct sailing from Jersey / Guernsey
    from only £309 per person*

    * Inclusive price. Price is per person and based on 2 people sharing a room at 3* Hotel Du Chateau, Dinan. Single rooms are available at the 3* ibis Styles Hotel, Dinan, a supplement of £190 per person applies.