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Brielles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Brielles in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Vitre at 16 km from Brielles

Visit Brielles: highlights and tourist information

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Brielles is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 16 km and Laval at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Brielles, 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 Brielles in Brittany.

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



at 16 km (direction north-west)

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

See Vitre guide


at 25 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the...

See Laval guide


at 31 km (direction west)

The castle and towers in the heart of old...

See Chateaugiron guide


at 39 km (direction north-north-west)

The castle and historic lower town are the main...

See Fougeres guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a...

See Rennes guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 47 km (direction north-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 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins...

See Jublains guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 61 km (direction south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it combines...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide


at 65 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 66 km (direction west-north-west)

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg, once...

See Combourg guide

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

Map of places to visit near Brielles


Markets in and near Brielles

  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (16km)
  • Craon: market Monday (21km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (24km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (25km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (25km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (30km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (30km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Brielles, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Brielles, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (15km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (21km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (29km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (34km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (7km)
  • Étang de la Valière (11km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (13km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (16km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (20km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (26km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (29km)
  • Source - Couesnon (34km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (40km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (43km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (43km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (25km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (40km)
  • Coudray (41km)
  • La Cropte (45km)
  • Chenille-Change (47km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (56km)

Geography and distances

Brielles is in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Brielles is 271 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Brielles

Canton: Argentré-du-Plessis

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35370

Distance to Brielles

from Rennes (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 271 km

from Calais: 390 km

from Nice: 804 km

from Bordeaux: 355 km

from Strasbourg: 657 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 Brielles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argentre-du-Plessis, Cuille, Gennes-sur-Seiche, Le Pertre, Saint-Cyr-le-Gravelais, Saint-Germain-du-Pinel and Saint-Poix.

This page in French: Visiter Brielles

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