Bruz tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bruz in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Rennes at 11 km from Bruz

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Bruz 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 Bruz in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 11 km and Chateaugiron at 18 km.

Bruz, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

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at 31 km (direction west)

Paimpont is well known for its 'magical forest', part of the ancient forests that...

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at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a Roman fresco...

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at 41 km (direction east)

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

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at 43 km (direction east)

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

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at 48 km (direction south-west)

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town, Redon is...

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at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

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Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 52 km (direction north-north-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 basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 52 km (direction north-north-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 53 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 53 km (direction north-north-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 church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 53 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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Markets in and near Bruz

Market days in Bruz: weekly market: Friday;

  • Bruz: market Friday (0km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (18km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (19km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (19km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (20km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (20km)

More information about Bruz, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Bruz, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (9km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (19km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (34km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (43km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (12km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (25km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (26km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (29km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (29km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (32km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (36km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (37km)
  • Étang de la Valière (44km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (44km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (48km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (4km)
  • Le Rheu (9km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (15km)
  • La Gacilly (41km)
  • Saint-Juvat (43km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (57km)

Geography and distances

Bruz is in the north-west of France at 11 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Bruz is 316 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bruz

Canton: Bruz

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35170

Distance to Bruz

from Rennes (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 316 km

from Calais: 416 km

from Nice: 847 km

from Bordeaux: 366 km

from Strasbourg: 705 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 Bruz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chartres-de-Bretagne, Chavagne, Laille, Orgeres, Pont-Pean and Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande.

This page in French: Visiter Bruz