Breal-sous-Vitre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Breal-sous-Vitre in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Vitre at 11 km from Breal-sous-Vitre

Visit Breal-sous-Vitre: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions Book hotels, car hire, flights

Breal-sous-Vitre 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 Breal-sous-Vitre in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 11 km and Laval at 22 km.

Breal-sous-Vitre, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction west)

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

See Vitre guide


at 22 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial town of Laval...

See Laval guide


at 30 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 36 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is the nearby...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the ancient city that...

See Jublains guide


at 46 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

The highlight here at Evron is the Abbey of Notre Dame, in particular the...

See Evron guide


at 51 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in prehistoric times...

See Saulges guide


at 56 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular public garden...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Bagnoles de l\'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 69 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as a spa town...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide

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

Arrange a visit to Breal-sous-Vitre

Book hotels, car hire and flights

Organise your visit using the options shown...

Hotels in Breal-sous-Vitre best prices

See Breal-sous-Vitre hotels

Reserve excursions

Map of places to visit near Breal-sous-Vitre


Markets in and near Breal-sous-Vitre

  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (11km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (22km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (22km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (25km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (29km)
  • Craon: market Monday (30km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (31km)

More information about Breal-sous-Vitre, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Breal-sous-Vitre, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (11km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (20km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (24km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (29km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (34km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (38km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (51km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (4km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (6km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (7km)
  • Étang de la Valière (8km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (16km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (17km)
  • Source - Couesnon (23km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (27km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (33km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (37km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (40km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (14km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (40km)
  • La Cropte (45km)
  • Coudray (46km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (47km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (50km)
  • Chenille-Change (53km)

Geography and distances

Breal-sous-Vitre is in the north-west of France at 46 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Breal-sous-Vitre is 265 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Breal-sous-Vitre

Canton: Vitré-Est

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35370

Distance to Breal-sous-Vitre

from Rennes (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 265 km

from Calais: 380 km

from Nice: 808 km

from Bordeaux: 365 km

from Strasbourg: 653 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 Breal-sous-Vitre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Erbree, La Chapelle-Erbree, La Gravelle, Launay-Villiers, Mondevert and Saint-Pierre-la-Cour.

This page in French: Visiter Breal-sous-Vitre