Dinan, France – June 29, 2012 – By Natalia

We did a lot of driving during the day, but stopped in the town of Dinan. Dinan is an extremely well-preserved medieval town. We walked the cobblestone streets following Rick Steve’s self guided tour. Of course the tour took longer than estimated since every building cried out for a  photograph. The homes of Dinan have small first floors, but the second and third floors are larger in size. These odd-shaped homes represent a creative method of tax evasion by medieval citizens of Dinan.  Dinan determined medieval  property taxes based on the square footage of a citizen’s ground floor.

Creative Homes

Walking Tour of Dinan

More Tour

After walking hunger consumed us, and we rewarded ourselves with some delicious crepes.





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