Breteil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Breteil in Ille-et-Vilaine

Visit Breteil: highlights and tourist information

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Breteil is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 17 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Breteil is 323 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 17 km and Becherel at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Breteil, 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 Breteil 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 Breteil

Markets in and near Breteil

  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (4km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (12km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (17km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (18km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (19km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (22km)

More information about Breteil, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Breteil, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Breteil.

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (11km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (17km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (28km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (28km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (43km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (19km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (24km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (25km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (26km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (28km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (29km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Bedee (5km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Rheu (9km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (19km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (22km)
  • Saint-Juvat (25km)
  • La Gacilly (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Breteil

Canton: Montfort-sur-Meu

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35160

Distance to Breteil

from Rennes (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 323 km

from Calais: 413 km

from Nice: 863 km

from Bordeaux: 382 km

from Strasbourg: 714 km

Getting here

Breteil 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 Breteil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bedee, Cintre, Clayes, La Chapelle-Thouarault, La Nouaye, Montfort-sur-Meu, Parthenay-de-Bretagne, Pleumeleuc, Saint-Gilles and Talensac.

This page in French: Visiter Breteil