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Chantepie tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chantepie in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Rennes at 5 km from Chantepie

Visit Chantepie: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 5 km and Chateaugiron at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chantepie, 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 Chantepie in Brittany.

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



at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide


at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 42 km (direction west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 43 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Langon guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide


at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 52 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

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

Map of places to visit near Chantepie


Markets in and near Chantepie

  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (3km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (8km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (9km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (11km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (12km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (15km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (16km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (17km)

More information about Chantepie, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Chantepie, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (8km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (19km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (33km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (40km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (40km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (43km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (45km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rennes (12km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (15km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (15km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (17km)
  • Vallée du Canut (24km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (26km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (28km)
  • Étang de la Valière (34km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (36km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (36km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (38km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (40km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (41km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (42km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (48km)
  • Source - Couesnon (48km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (3km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (8km)
  • Le Rheu (13km)
  • Saint-Juvat (43km)
  • Juvigne (46km)
  • La Gacilly (52km)

Geography and distances

Chantepie is in the north-west of France at 5 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Chantepie is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chantepie

Canton: Rennes-Sud-Est

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35135

Distance to Chantepie

from Rennes (prefecture): 5 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 405 km

from Nice: 842 km

from Bordeaux: 370 km

from Strasbourg: 694 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 Chantepie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cesson-Sevigne, Nouvoitou, Rennes and Vern-sur-Seiche.

This page in French: Visiter Chantepie

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