Baulon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Baulon in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Paimpont at 18 km from Baulon

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Baulon in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Paimpont at 18 km and Rennes at 24 km.

Baulon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction west)

Paimpont is well known for its 'magical forest', part of the ancient forests that...

See Paimpont guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east)

Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a Roman fresco...

See Langon guide


at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Becherel guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-west)

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town, Redon is...

See Redon guide


at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Morbihan department

Now listed as one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' you will enjoy...

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


at 46 km (direction west), in the Morbihan department

The castle and the river are the centre of your visit to the historic...

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 46 km (direction west), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Josselin has a 1000 year history and includes both medieval and...

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Combourg guide


at 63 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide

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Map of places to visit near Baulon


Markets in and near Baulon

  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (12km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (13km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (14km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (17km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (24km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (25km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Baulon, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (9km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (33km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (3km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (16km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (19km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (33km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (37km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (38km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (43km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (45km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Bedee (22km)
  • Grand-Fougeray (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Rheu (16km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (18km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (28km)
  • La Gacilly (29km)
  • Saint-Juvat (42km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (56km)

Geography and distances

Baulon is in the north-west of France at 24 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Baulon is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baulon

Canton: Guichen

Arrondissement: Redon

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35580

Distance to Baulon

from Rennes (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 428 km

from Nice: 856 km

from Bordeaux: 365 km

from Strasbourg: 719 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 Baulon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bovel, Campel, Lassy and Saint-Thurial.

This page in French: Visiter Baulon