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Local festivities

See the calendar of festivals and other cultural events around the Domaine de la Motte-Basse.

Christmas in Dinan

35 minutes drive

Crédits: Tourisme Cotes d'Armor

Christmas festivities in Dinan, Brittany, create a warm and enchanting atmosphere in this picturesque medieval town. 

  1. Light decorations: Dinan's narrow streets and picturesque squares are adorned with magnificent light decorations that illuminate the town from the beginning of December. The facades of half-timbered houses, stone bridges and historic churches sparkle with light, creating a magical atmosphere.

  2. Christmas markets: Dinan's Christmas markets bring the streets to life with colorful stalls selling handicrafts, Christmas decorations, original gifts and regional culinary specialties. Visitors can stroll between the stalls, smell the delicious aromas of mulled wine and gingerbread, and soak up the festive spirit of the season.

  3. Street entertainment: The streets of Dinan resound with music, carols and street entertainment throughout the festive season. Traditional Breton music groups, choirs and street performers entertain visitors with their open-air performances, creating a joyous and convivial atmosphere.

  4. Shows and entertainment for children: Children are not left out of the Christmas festivities in Dinan. Puppet shows, Christmas tales, creative workshops and encounters with Santa Claus are organized to entertain the youngest and make them experience magical moments.

  5. Exhibitions and concerts: Dinan's art galleries, museums and concert halls also offer themed exhibitions, classical music concerts and special theatrical performances for the holiday season. These cultural events enrich visitors' experience and help them discover the region's cultural wealth.

  6. In short, Dinan's Christmas festivities offer a magical and unforgettable experience, combining Breton traditions, a festive atmosphere and varied entertainment for the whole family. It's an ideal time to discover the charm of this medieval town and share moments of joy and conviviality with its inhabitants and visitors.

Saint-Loup Festival

50 minutes drive

Créateur : Le Bescond Jean-François

This annual event takes place in Guingamp and celebrates Breton culture through concerts, dances, parades and festivities. Visitors can discover traditional Breton music, attend dance competitions and sample regional culinary specialties.

Paimpol Sailors' Song Festival

1h drive


Held every two years in Paimpol, this festival celebrates maritime culture through concerts, street performances, exhibitions and demonstrations of traditional skills. Fans of folk music and sea chanteys will be delighted.

Armor à Sons Festival in Bobital

35 minutes drive


Held in Bobital, this festival offers an eclectic program of concerts, shows and entertainment at various venues in the town. Music fans will find local and international artists performing in a variety of styles, from rock and electro to jazz and hip-hop.

Côte de Granit Rose Garden Festival

1h20 drive

Crédits: Alexandre Lamoureux

Held every summer in and around Perros-Guirec, this festival showcases the region's finest gardens. Visitors can discover extraordinary gardens, take part in workshops and events, and attend lectures on the theme of horticulture.

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