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Cesson-Sevigne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cesson-Sevigne in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Rennes at 6 km from Cesson-Sevigne

Visit Cesson-Sevigne: highlights and tourist information

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

Tourist classifications for Cesson-Sevigne include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 6 km and Chateaugiron at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cesson-Sevigne, 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 Cesson-Sevigne in Brittany.

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



at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide


at 37 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be...

See Fougeres guide


at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Langon guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 49 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 49 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide


at 50 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

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Map of places to visit near Cesson-Sevigne


Markets in and near Cesson-Sevigne

Market days in Cesson-Sevigne: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (0km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (4km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (8km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (11km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (13km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (13km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (15km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (15km)

More information about Cesson-Sevigne, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Cesson-Sevigne, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (6km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (21km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (32km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (37km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (38km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (39km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (42km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rennes (9km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (11km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (12km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (15km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (25km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (25km)
  • Vallée du Canut (27km)
  • Étang de la Valière (33km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (34km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (35km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (37km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (40km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (42km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (44km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (45km)
  • Source - Couesnon (46km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (59km)

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 (11km)
  • Le Rheu (14km)
  • Saint-Juvat (42km)
  • Juvigne (44km)
  • La Gacilly (55km)

Geography and distances

Cesson-Sevigne is in the north-west of France at 6 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Cesson-Sevigne is 303 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cesson-Sevigne

Canton: Cesson-Sévigné

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35510

Distance to Cesson-Sevigne

from Rennes (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 303 km

from Calais: 402 km

from Nice: 843 km

from Bordeaux: 373 km

from Strasbourg: 693 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 Cesson-Sevigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acigne, Chantepie, Rennes, Saint-Gregoire and Thorigne-Fouillard.

This page in French: Visiter Cesson-Sevigne

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