Betton tourism and travel guide

Photo of Betton in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Rennes at 8 km from Betton

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Betton 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 Betton in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 8 km and Chateaugiron at 18 km.

Betton, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

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at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 33 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


at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

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

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

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Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

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

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

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Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

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

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

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

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

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Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

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

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

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Paimpont guide

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Markets in and near Betton

Market days in Betton: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Betton: market Sunday (0km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (5km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (6km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (8km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (11km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (18km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (19km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (19km)

More information about Betton, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Betton, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (12km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (22km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (25km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (30km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (30km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (33km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (39km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (47km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rennes (6km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (7km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (9km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (18km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (18km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (28km)
  • Vallée du Canut (30km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (35km)
  • Étang de la Valière (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (38km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (39km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (40km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (42km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (43km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (43km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (45km)
  • Source - Couesnon (46km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (8km)
  • Le Rheu (14km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (16km)
  • Saint-Juvat (35km)

Geography and distances

Betton is in the north-west of France at 8 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Betton is 304 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Betton

Canton: Betton

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35830

Distance to Betton

from Rennes (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 304 km

from Calais: 398 km

from Nice: 850 km

from Bordeaux: 381 km

from Strasbourg: 695 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 Betton from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chevaigne, Melesse, Montgermont, Mouaze, Saint-Gregoire, Saint-Sulpice-la-Foret and Thorigne-Fouillard.

This page in French: Visiter Betton