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Champeaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champeaux in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Vitre at 8 km from Champeaux

Visit Champeaux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 8 km and Chateaugiron at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Champeaux, 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 Champeaux in Brittany.

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



at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 30 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 41 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 56 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 58 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mont-Dol guide


at 62 km (direction south-west)

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

See Langon guide


Most Beautiful Village at 68 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 70 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide

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

Map of places to visit near Champeaux


Markets in and near Champeaux

  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (8km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (8km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (14km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (16km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (18km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (20km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (22km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (24km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (25km)

More information about Champeaux, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Champeaux, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (16km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (27km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (30km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (34km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (37km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (37km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (43km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (43km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de la Cantache (3km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (8km)
  • Étang de la Valière (13km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (13km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (14km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (15km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (18km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (20km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (21km)
  • Source - Couesnon (26km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (30km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (43km)
  • Vallée du Canut (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (22km)
  • Juvigne (22km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (32km)
  • Le Rheu (36km)

Geography and distances

Champeaux is in the north-west of France at 28 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Champeaux is 281 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champeaux

Canton: Vitré-Ouest

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35500

Distance to Champeaux

from Rennes (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 281 km

from Calais: 386 km

from Nice: 827 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 671 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 Champeaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dourdain, Landavran, Marpire, Montreuil-sous-Perouse, Poce-les-Bois, Saint-Aubin-Des-Landes, Saint-Didier, Saint-Jean-sur-Vilaine, Taillis and Val-d'Ize.

This page in French: Visiter Champeaux

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