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Argentre-du-Plessis tourism and travel guide

Photo of Argentre-du-Plessis in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Vitre at 8 km from Argentre-du-Plessis

Visit Argentre-du-Plessis: highlights and tourist information

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Argentre-du-Plessis is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 8 km and Chateaugiron at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Argentre-du-Plessis, 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 Argentre-du-Plessis in Brittany.

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



at 8 km (direction north-west)

A town not be missed, Vitré has a superb historic centre with...

See Vitre guide


at 26 km (direction west)

The castle and towers in the heart of old Chateaugiron help...

See Chateaugiron guide


at 29 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial...

See Laval guide


at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 44 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the...

See Jublains guide


at 59 km (direction west-north-west)

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg,...

See Combourg guide


at 65 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Argentre-du-Plessis


Markets in and near Argentre-du-Plessis

  • Vitre: market Monday (8km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (19km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (26km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Craon: market Monday (28km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (29km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (30km)

More information about Argentre-du-Plessis, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Argentre-du-Plessis, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (8km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (28km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (28km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (28km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (30km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (41km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (51km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de la Valière (4km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (7km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (7km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (11km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (12km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (20km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (22km)
  • Source - Couesnon (29km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (32km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (36km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (37km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (21km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (34km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (41km)
  • Coudray (48km)
  • Chenille-Change (54km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (56km)

Geography and distances

Argentre-du-Plessis is in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Argentre-du-Plessis is 273 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Argentre-du-Plessis

Canton: Argentré-du-Plessis

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35370

Distance to Argentre-du-Plessis

from Rennes (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 273 km

from Calais: 388 km

from Nice: 812 km

from Bordeaux: 361 km

from Strasbourg: 661 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 Argentre-du-Plessis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brielles, Erbree, Etrelles, Mondevert and Saint-Germain-du-Pinel.

This page in French: Visiter Argentre-du-Plessis

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