Broualan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Broualan in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Combourg at 10 km from Broualan

Visit Broualan: highlights and tourist information

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Broualan 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 Broualan in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Combourg at 10 km and Dol-de-Bretagne at 12 km.

Broualan, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Combourg guide


at 12 km (direction north-west)

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the most popular...

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at 14 km (direction north-west)

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which stands a...

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Heritage Site at 21 km (direction north-east), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey and island...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of the River Rance in...

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 26 km (direction north-west)

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh every day!...

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Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 29 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two of the most picturesque areas...

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Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 29 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the 12th century and...

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at 29 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of Dinan ensure its popularity -...

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Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 29 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also has views across the town...

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Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 29 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large 15th century church with interesting...

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular with visitors and contains numerous...

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Markets in and near Broualan

  • Combourg: market Monday (10km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (11km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (25km)
  • Cancale: market Sunday (27km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (29km)
  • Dinan: market Thursday (29km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (30km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (31km)

More information about Broualan, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Broualan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (9km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (12km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (21km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (29km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (30km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (32km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (41km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (11km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (15km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (19km)
  • Couesnon (19km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (25km)
  • Île des Rimains (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (29km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (30km)
  • Île des Landes (30km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (30km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (30km)
  • Île du Guesclin (31km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (31km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (32km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (32km)
  • Île Besnard (33km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (34km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (34km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (34km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (37km)
  • Cézembre (38km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (40km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (42km)
  • Chausey (43km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (44km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (44km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (47km)
  • Source - Couesnon (47km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (54km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (55km)
  • Étang de la Valière (55km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (59km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Juvat (32km)
  • Saint-Malo (34km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (40km)
  • Le Rheu (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (47km)

Geography and distances

Broualan is in the north-west of France at 40 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Broualan is 297 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Broualan

Canton: Pleine-Fougères

Arrondissement: Saint-Malo

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35120

Distance to Broualan

from Rennes (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 297 km

from Calais: 373 km

from Nice: 868 km

from Bordeaux: 413 km

from Strasbourg: 692 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 Broualan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazouges-la-Perouse, Cuguen, Epiniac, La Boussac, Lourmais and Tremeheuc.

This page in French: Visiter Broualan