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Antrain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Antrain in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 10 km from Antrain

Visit Antrain: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions

Antrain is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 10 km and Mont-Saint-Michel at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Antrain, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Antrain in Brittany.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


Heritage Site at 20 km (direction east-south-east), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 21 km (direction west)

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg, once home to...

See Combourg guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be...

See Fougeres guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which...

See Mont-Dol guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh...

See Cancale guide


Most Beautiful Village at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of the River...

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

Becherel is a pretty town and a centre for books....

See Becherel guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 41 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two of the most...

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a very picturesque medieval...

See Rennes guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 41 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the 12th...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 42 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also has views across...

See Chateau de Dinan guide


at 42 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of Dinan ensure its...

See Dinan guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Ille-et-Vilaine

Map of places to visit near Antrain


Markets in and near Antrain

  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (13km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (21km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (23km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (25km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (26km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (26km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (27km)

Hotels near Antrain

More information about Antrain, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Antrain, France

What to do at Antrain? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Antrain.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (0km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (5km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (18km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (32km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (36km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (39km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (39km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (44km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (6km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (18km)
  • Couesnon (18km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (18km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (28km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (28km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (31km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (34km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (35km)
  • Île des Rimains (35km)
  • Source - Couesnon (35km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (37km)
  • Île des Landes (38km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (39km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (39km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (40km)
  • Île du Guesclin (40km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (41km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (43km)
  • Île Besnard (43km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (44km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (45km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (46km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (46km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (46km)
  • Étang de la Valière (47km)
  • Chausey (49km)
  • Cézembre (50km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (51km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (39km)
  • Juvigne (42km)
  • Saint-Juvat (43km)
  • Saint-Malo (45km)
  • Le Rheu (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (43km)

Geography and distances

Antrain is in the north-west of France at 41 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Antrain is 285 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Antrain

Canton: Antrain

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35560

Distance to Antrain

from Rennes (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 285 km

from Calais: 366 km

from Nice: 857 km

from Bordeaux: 409 km

from Strasbourg: 679 km

Getting here

Most visitors Most UK visitors arrive by car with the cross-channel ferry port at Saint Malo keeping driving time to a minimum. For driving distances to Antrain from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Fontenelle, Montanel, Sacey, Saint-Ouen-la-Rouerie, Sougeal, Tremblay and Vieux-Viel.

This page in French: Visiter Antrain

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