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Saint-Lunaire

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ille-et-Vilaine

Located 156 km from Saint-Malo and 5 km from Dinard, you can go to Saint-Lunaire by road, by train (TGV Paris / Saint-Malo then connection by bus) or plane (line London / Pleurtuit, airport Dinard Pleurtuit).

After the collapse of the empire, in Armorica, like Britain or England, is the scene of battles between Saxons and Britons. In 535, the young monk Bishop Lunar coming from Wales, landed at the Pointe du Departed. Moon and his disciples evangelise the country and build a monastery.

Around 1050, the Romanesque church of Saint-Lunaire is built near the ruins of the monastery. Today is the Gallo-Roman sarcophagus which had been buried Saint-Lunaire, died at the age of 115.

For several centuries, Saint-Lunaire is a village of fishermen and sailors who cultivate the land and which arise from many master mariners who will arm tall ships Capehorners the 19th century.

Around 1866, the popularity of sea bathing Saint-Lunaire reached. This explosion of bathing: boulevards and large villas are built casino.

From 1905, under the leadership of Sulla Laraque rich Haitian who made his fortune in sugar cane and fell in love with Saint-Lunaire a new city will rise by the sea He is the Grand Hotel, the dam of Grande Beach, the tennis and 17 villas. From wealthy families, second homes are then Paris, Rennes, Lyon and northern France.

If today times have changed, the charm of the resort and family remains intact to welcome you all year in an exceptional setting the colors of the Emerald Coast!

Geographical information

MunicipalitySaint-Lunaire
Postcode35800
Tourism labels
Latitude48.6347610 (N 48° 38’ 5”)
Longitude-2.1080160 (W 2° 6’ 29”)
Surface area10.27 km²
Population2412 inhabitants
Density234 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureRennes (77 km, 1h01)
Insee code35287
IntercommunalityCC Côte d'Emeraude
DepartmentIlle-et-Vilaine
RegionBrittany

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Briac-sur-Mer2.8 km (6 min)
Dinard4.4 km (9 min)
Lancieux6.7 km (10 min)
La Richardais8.4 km (11 min)
Ploubalay8.8 km (12 min)
Pleurtuit9 km (12 min)
Tréméreuc11.7 km (14 min)
Trégon12.4 km (15 min)
Le Minihic-sur-Rance12.7 km (17 min)
Plessix-Balisson14.5 km (19 min)
Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer14.7 km (20 min)
Pleslin-Trigavou14.8 km (18 min)
Saint-Malo16 km (24 min)

Things to see and do

Resort, blue flag Saint-Lunaire offers 4 beaches of fine sand. You will be seduced by the bank cut or oppose beaches and rocky points.

From Pointe du Departed you'll have a magnificent view of Cape Freels, Saint-Malo.

Heritage enthusiasts will visit the old church (Romanesque church of the 11th century) in which rests the sarcophagus Saint-Lunaire and those of family members and Pontual From Ponbriand.

For nature lovers, the GR34, will take you from one end to the other side of the lunairienne, via Nick's Pointe offers a beautiful view.

For athletes, Tennis, Yacht Club, the mini-golf or the equestrian center will enchant you.

Finally, the Cultural Center Jean Rochefort with its media, cinema and exhibition halls will offer culture and entertainment.

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Every Sunday from April to September, the market drives the city around the two churches.

Photos

Great range Saint-Lunaire for the mini-golf
Great range Saint-Lunaire for the mini-golf
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Weather

Saturday 28 february
Min. 7°C - Max. 10°C
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Sunday 1 march
Min. 8°C - Max. 9°C
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Monday 2 march
Min. 8°C - Max. 9°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hire a Segway
Entertainment47 € to 200 € Saint-Malo (6.3 km)
Sand yachting in Mont St Michel Bay
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 35 € Hirel (23 km)
Sea fishing with an instructor/guide
Nature and the great outdoors60 € to 160 € Erquy (27 km)
Cross the Bay of Mont Saint Michel
Nature and the great outdoors680 € Genêts (47 km)
Segway ride
Nature and the great outdoors35 € Bréville-sur-Mer (48 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walk through the countryside...
Cycling itineraryEasy1h30La Bouillie (25 km)
Cape Erquyvia the customs officers’ path (sentier des douaniers)
HikeIntermediate2h00Erquy (26 km)
Seaside walk
HikeIntermediate3h00Planguenoual (37 km)
Mountain biking circuit
Cycling itineraryEasy2h00Planguenoual (37 km)
Crossing of Mont-Saint-Michel Bay
HikeIntermediate3h30Le Mont-Saint-Michel (44 km)

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