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Brece tourism and travel guide

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Visit Brece: highlights and tourist information

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Brece is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 15 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Brece is 294 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 7 km and Rennes at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brece, 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 Brece in Brittany.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Brece


Markets in and near Brece

  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (6km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (7km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (9km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (12km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (15km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (18km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (20km)

More information about Brece, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Brece, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (3km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (29km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (37km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (38km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (39km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (39km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (40km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (45km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Chevré (7km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (11km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (11km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (14km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (16km)
  • Étang de la Valière (24km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (26km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (26km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (28km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (28km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (31km)
  • Vallée du Canut (34km)
  • Source - Couesnon (39km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (9km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (18km)
  • Le Rheu (23km)
  • Juvigne (36km)
  • Saint-Juvat (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Brece

Canton: Châteaugiron

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35530

Distance to Brece

from Rennes (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 294 km

from Calais: 397 km

from Nice: 835 km

from Bordeaux: 371 km

from Strasbourg: 684 km

Getting here

Brece is in the north-west of France. 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 Brece from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acigne, Domloup, Noyal-sur-Vilaine and Servon-sur-Vilaine.

This page in French: Visiter Brece

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