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Balaze tourism and travel guide

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Visit Balaze: highlights and tourist information

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Balaze is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 37 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Balaze is 272 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 5 km and Fougeres at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Balaze, 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 Balaze in Brittany.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Balaze

Markets in and near Balaze

  • Vitre: market Monday (5km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (17km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (18km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (20km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (24km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (27km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (29km)

More information about Balaze, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Balaze, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (6km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (19km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (25km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (25km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (28km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (39km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (6km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (7km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (7km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (7km)
  • Étang de la Valière (9km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (14km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (17km)
  • Source - Couesnon (19km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (25km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (26km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (28km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (29km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (13km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (31km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (41km)
  • Le Rheu (45km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (51km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (51km)
  • Coudray (58km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Balaze

Canton: Vitré-Est

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35500

Distance to Balaze

from Rennes (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 272 km

from Calais: 379 km

from Nice: 821 km

from Bordeaux: 374 km

from Strasbourg: 662 km

Getting here

Balaze is in the north-west of France. 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 Balaze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Montautour, Montreuil-sous-Perouse, Saint-M-Herve, Taillis and Vitre.

This page in French: Visiter Balaze

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