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Adults (12+)
Children (2-11)
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 £329 per person*

*This price is based on 2 people sharing a standard double room on a bed & breakfast basis at the Hotel Du Chateau along with ferry crossing and coach transfers. Other room types and hotel options available, please contact us for more information.

3 night fully escorted tour

Direct tour from Guernsey and Jersey

2 full days and evenings to enjoy the festival

Friday 17th July – Monday 20th July 2020

Enjoy a fun filled weekend in the beautiful walled city of Dinan whilst taking part in the popular bi-annual event Fête des Remparts. The streets are filled with bustling market vendors, artisanal craftsmen, musical acts, jousting tournaments and grand parades; the historic past will burst to life in front of your eyes.

Part of the lure of this festival is you, the revellers, get free entry if wearing traditional medieval costumes, otherwise a small entrance fee will still unlock this charming event, so get your creative hats on and sewing machines at the ready!

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Fête des Remparts Experience

Watch highlights from the 2018 Fête des Remparts!

The fortified walled town of Dinan hosts, every 2 years, the wonderful Fête des Remparts, up to 100,000 visitors attend across the 2 day event and enjoy the ancient customs and tournaments, bringing the historic Medieval period to life. A theme is chosen each year for the festival such as, ‘1,000 years of history’, ‘builders’ and ‘great fears’. 2020’s chosen theme is ‘the faces behind the Medieval stories’.

Take this opportunity to discover or rediscover Dinan, a charming cobbled town filled with art and history and see the sights such as the famous Clock Tower, the Couvent des Cordeliers, Saint-Sauveur basilica and more. Should you wish to break away from the crowds, step outside the walls and wonder down to the banks of the river Rance where you will discover the Port of Dinan and its array of waterside restaurants and chandler’s shops.

What's included in the tour

  • 3 nights B&B at your choice of hotel
  • 3* Hotel du Chateau, Dinan - From £329 per person*
  • 3* Hotel Le Challonge, Dinan - From £349 per person*
  • 3* Hotel Arvour, Dinan - From £359 per person*
  • Single supplement from £170
  • Family rooms for 4 people, superior room types and rooms with terrace also available at a supplement
  • Direct fast ferry sailings to St. Malo
  • Coach transfers throughout
  • Bontour Representative
  • Ferry times - (Provisional times – subject to change)

    Friday 17th July 2020

  • Guernsey - St. Malo 14:00 - 16:55
  • Jersey - St. Malo 09:10 - 11:35
  • Monday 20th July 2020

  • St. Malo - Guernsey 12:00 - 12:55
  • St. Malo - Jersey 17:40 - 18:05

Full Itinerary

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Day 1: Channel Islands to France

Travellers from Jersey will leave on Friday 17th July at 09:10 and arrive to St. Malo at 11.35 (local time). Guernsey travellers will leave at 14:00 and arrive at 16:55. For both arrivals you will then be transferred respectively from the ferry terminal in St. Malo to your hotel in Dinan. The coach transfer features reclining seats, air-conditioning and toilets and the journey will take approximately 45 minutes.

After check-in at your hotel, the rest of 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, 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. Some of the shows have a charge to attend.

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 Channel Islands

On Monday 20th July, enjoy breakfast at your hotel before being transferred back to St. Malo.

Guernsey travellers will be picked up around 09:45 (Bontour Representative to confirm time.) Check-in at the ferry terminal for 11:15 and the boat will depart at 12:15.

Jersey travellers will be picked up around 11:00 (Bontour Representative to confirm time.) You will be dropped at the popular La Madeleine shopping centre where you can pick up a bargain, enjoy lunch or venture across the road to the Grand Aquarium St. Malo. Our driver will be staying with us so luggage can be left securely on-board, your representative will re-confirm on the day what time to be back to the coach for the short ride to the ferry terminal and will assist you at check-in before the return boat to Jersey departs at 17:40.

Please note, this itineraery is subject to change without prior notice.
Ferry times are provisional as of 1st edition of Itinerary.

Terms & Conditions

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  • Prices are per person, based on 2 people sharing a room. Single supplement of £170 applies
  • A non-refundable deposit of £100 per person is due at time of booking
  • The balance will be due on the 25th May 2020
  • The tour is reliant on minimum numbers of 20 people 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 1st May 2020 and your deposit will be returned. You will only be contacted if the tour IS NOT going ahead
  • You will need a valid passport to travel
  • We require the following information at time of booking: Full names, date of birth and nationality of all the passengers travelling. We will provide this information to Condor Ferries prior to travel
  • We strongly recommend that you have a valid insurance policy before you travel. C.I. Travel Group is working in partnership with Cherry Godfrey. Please visit Cherry Godfrey to complete the online form or please call 01534 711666, ask for the 'Travel Insurance Department' and quote C. I. Travel Group to get your tailored quote
  • A Bontour Tour Representative will be available throughout your holiday
  • 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
  • Once final balance has been paid, total tour package payment is non-refundable

Ferry times (Provisional times – subject to change)

Friday 17th July 2020

  • Guernsey - St. Malo 14:00 - 16:55
  • Jersey - St. Malo 09:10 - 11:35
  • Monday 20th July 2020

  • St. Malo - Guernsey 12:00 - 12:55
  • St. Malo - Jersey 17:40 - 18:05
  • Package Prices

    3 nights fully escorted tour
    Direct sailing from Jersey / Guernsey
    from only £329 per person*

    *This price is based on 2 people sharing a standard double room on a bed & breakfast basis at the Hotel Du Chateau along with ferry crossing and coach transfers. Other room types and hotel options available, please contact us for more information.