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Becherel tourism and travel guide

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Visit Becherel: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Becherel is a pretty town and a centre for books.

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Becherel. For detailed visitor information see the Becherel travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur at 19 km and Dinan at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Becherel, 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 Becherel in Brittany.

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

Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 19 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 19 km (direction north-north-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
Dinan

Dinan

at 19 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 19 km (direction north-north-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
 
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Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 19 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large 15th century church...

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Combourg guide
Rennes

Rennes

at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Rennes guide
Saint-Suliac

Saint-Suliac

Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Suliac guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Plancoet

Plancoet

at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and the...

See Plancoet guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mont-Dol guide
Paimpont

Paimpont

at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Paimpont guide
Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer

Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer

Seaside resort at 38 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer is a small town on a peninsula in Brittany that is...

See Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer guide
Dinard

Dinard

at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

Dinard, estblished as a fashionable resort in the 19th century, is still...

See Dinard guide

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Map of places to visit near Becherel

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Markets in and near Becherel

  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (13km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (17km)
  • Dinan: market Thursday (19km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (19km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (21km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (21km)
  • Broons: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (25km)

More information about Becherel, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Becherel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (1km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (12km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (28km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (33km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (35km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (37km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (29km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (30km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (30km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (32km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (34km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (35km)
  • Vallée du Canut (36km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (36km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (39km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (41km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (41km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (41km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (43km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (43km)
  • Source - Rance (44km)
  • Cézembre (44km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (44km)
  • Île Besnard (44km)
  • Île des Rimains (44km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (44km)
  • Île du Guesclin (45km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (48km)
  • Couesnon (48km)
  • Cap Frehel (51km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (57km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Juvat (10km)
  • Le Rheu (24km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (32km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (33km)
  • Saint-Malo (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Becherel is in the north-west of France at 28 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Becherel is 322 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Becherel

Canton: Bécherel

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35190

Distance to Becherel

from Rennes (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 322 km

from Calais: 403 km

from Nice: 875 km

from Bordeaux: 398 km

from Strasbourg: 716 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 Becherel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cardroc, Irodouer, La Baussaine, Landujan, Longaulnay, Miniac-sous-Becherel, Plouasne, Saint-Pern, Saint-Thual, Trefumel and Trimer.

This page in French: Visiter Becherel

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