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Cardroc tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cardroc in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Becherel at 4 km from Cardroc

Visit Cardroc: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Becherel at 4 km and Combourg at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cardroc, 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 Cardroc in Brittany.

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



at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

See Combourg guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also has views...

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide


at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two of...

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide


at 25 km (direction south-east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east)

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary...

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mont-Dol guide


at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and...

See Plancoet guide


at 39 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cardroc


Markets in and near Cardroc

  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (15km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (16km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (17km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (17km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (21km)
  • Dinan: market Thursday (22km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (25km)

More information about Cardroc, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Cardroc, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (4km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (12km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (26km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (31km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (33km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (35km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (24km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (26km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (28km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (31km)
  • Vallée du Canut (35km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (35km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (36km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (38km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (38km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (41km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (41km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (44km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (44km)
  • Île des Rimains (44km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (45km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (45km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (45km)
  • Île Besnard (45km)
  • Cézembre (46km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (46km)
  • Couesnon (46km)
  • Cap Frehel (54km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (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 (14km)
  • Le Rheu (22km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (28km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (30km)
  • Saint-Malo (42km)

Geography and distances

Cardroc is in the north-west of France at 25 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Cardroc is 318 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cardroc

Canton: Bécherel

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35190

Distance to Cardroc

from Rennes (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 318 km

from Calais: 400 km

from Nice: 871 km

from Bordeaux: 396 km

from Strasbourg: 711 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 Cardroc from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Becherel, Irodouer, La Baussaine, La Chapelle-Chaussee, Langan, Langouet, Les Iffs, Longaulnay, Miniac-sous-Becherel, Saint-Brieuc-Des-Iffs, Saint-Gondran, Saint-Thual and Tinteniac.

This page in French: Visiter Cardroc

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