Bourgbarre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bourgbarre in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Chateaugiron at 10 km from Bourgbarre

Visit Bourgbarre: highlights and tourist information

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Bourgbarre 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 Bourgbarre in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 10 km and Rennes at 14 km.

Bourgbarre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Langon guide


at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide


at 50 km (direction north-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 50 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 52 km (direction south-west)

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

See Redon guide

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Map of places to visit near Bourgbarre


Markets in and near Bourgbarre

  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (10km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (10km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (17km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (18km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (21km)

More information about Bourgbarre, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Bourgbarre, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (15km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (20km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (42km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (50km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (21km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (22km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (23km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (25km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (30km)
  • Étang de la Valière (36km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (39km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (39km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (39km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (41km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (41km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (42km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (42km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (49km)
  • Source - Couesnon (54km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (31km)
  • Bedee (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (9km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (14km)
  • Le Rheu (18km)
  • La Gacilly (46km)
  • Juvigne (50km)
  • Saint-Juvat (51km)

Geography and distances

Bourgbarre is in the north-west of France at 14 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Bourgbarre is 308 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourgbarre

Canton: Bruz

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35230

Distance to Bourgbarre

from Rennes (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 308 km

from Calais: 413 km

from Nice: 837 km

from Bordeaux: 360 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 Bourgbarre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brie, Chanteloup, Corps-Nuds, Nouvoitou, Orgeres, Saint-Armel and Saint-Erblon.

This page in French: Visiter Bourgbarre