Chateaubourg tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chateaubourg: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chateaubourg in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 10 km and Vitre at 14 km.

Chateaubourg, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 30 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 34 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 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Combourg guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 47 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 52 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 55 km (direction south-west)

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

See Langon 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
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 61 km (direction west-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 61 km (direction west-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
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 61 km (direction west-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

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Markets in and near Chateaubourg

Market days in Chateaubourg: weekly market: Friday;

  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (0km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (11km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (14km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (14km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (14km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (15km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (16km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (20km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)

More information about Chateaubourg, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Chateaubourg, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (9km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (34km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (36km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (36km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (38km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (40km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (41km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (44km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (46km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Chevré (5km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (10km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (15km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (16km)
  • Étang de la Valière (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (18km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (20km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (21km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (21km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (25km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (32km)
  • Source - Couesnon (34km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (36km)
  • Vallée du Canut (40km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (15km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (24km)
  • Le Rheu (30km)
  • Juvigne (30km)

Geography and distances

Chateaubourg is in the north-west of France at 21 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Chateaubourg is 288 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateaubourg

Canton: Châteaubourg

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35220

Distance to Chateaubourg

from Rennes (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 288 km

from Calais: 393 km

from Nice: 830 km

from Bordeaux: 369 km

from Strasbourg: 677 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 Chateaubourg from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Domagne, Marpire, Saint-Didier, Saint-Jean-sur-Vilaine and Servon-sur-Vilaine.

This page in French: Visiter Chateaubourg