Things to see and do - Dol-de-Bretagne
Dol-de-Bretagne Travel guide
Dol-de-Bretagne : Michelin's recommendations
The traditional seat of Brittany’s bishops, Dol is sited in a cliffside location which in the 10C was on the seashore. Today there is a fine view from the top, of the whole region fromCancale to Mont-St-Michel. Halfway between the latter and St-Malo, Dol offers visitors a rich architectural heritage: the Gothic cathedral of St Samson has fine 13C stained glass; half-timbered houses; and old private residences.
Tourist attractions Dol-de-Bretagne : Things to see and do
Place de la Cathédrale
This huge Gothic-style edifice which bears the name of the first bishop of Dol-de-Bretagne, was built in the 12C and 13C but additional ongoing work was not completed until the 16C. On the outside of the building, on the south side, you will notice t..
4 place de la Cathédrale
This exhibition, housed in the former episcopal palace of Dol-de-Bretagne, has a rather sober take on the history of the cathedral. There is no collection to speak of but the museum brings you closer to the subject with a run-down of the construction..
21 avenue Aristid Briand F - 35120 Dol-de-Bretagne
Hotel de la Gare is located 50 metres from the train station in Dol-de-Bretagne and a public shuttle stop, which offers a direct service to Mont Saint-Michel. It is a 2-star property with an on-site bar and it 200 metres from the town centre and loca..