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Chartres-de-Bretagne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Rennes at 8 km from Chartres-de-Bretagne

Visit Chartres-de-Bretagne: highlights and tourist information

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Chartres-de-Bretagne is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Tourist classifications for Chartres-de-Bretagne include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 8 km and Chateaugiron at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chartres-de-Bretagne, 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 Chartres-de-Bretagne in Brittany.

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



at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Langon guide


at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Combourg guide


at 48 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 51 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 52 km (direction south-west)

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the...

See Redon guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

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

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

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide


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

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 52 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

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

Map of places to visit near Chartres-de-Bretagne


Markets in and near Chartres-de-Bretagne

  • Bruz: market Friday (4km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (11km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (15km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (16km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (16km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (20km)

More information about Chartres-de-Bretagne, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Chartres-de-Bretagne, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (12km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (16km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (33km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (42km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (46km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (16km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (22km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (22km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (25km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (33km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (34km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (34km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (35km)
  • Étang de la Valière (41km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (44km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (44km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (46km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (48km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Rheu (9km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (11km)
  • Saint-Juvat (43km)
  • La Gacilly (44km)

Geography and distances

Chartres-de-Bretagne is in the north-west of France at 8 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Chartres-de-Bretagne is 313 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chartres-de-Bretagne

Canton: Bruz

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35131

Distance to Chartres-de-Bretagne

from Rennes (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 313 km

from Calais: 413 km

from Nice: 845 km

from Bordeaux: 367 km

from Strasbourg: 701 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 Chartres-de-Bretagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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

This page in French: Visiter Chartres-de-Bretagne

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