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Chateaugiron tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chateaugiron: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The castle and towers in the heart of old Chateaugiron help explain why it is now classed as a 'small city of character'.

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Chateaugiron. For detailed visitor information see the Chateaugiron travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 24 km and Fougeres at 41 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chateaugiron, 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 Chateaugiron in Brittany.

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

Rennes

Rennes

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rennes guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vitre guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 41 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
 
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Becherel

Becherel

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Becherel guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide
Langon

Langon

at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Langon guide
Paimpont

Paimpont

at 49 km (direction west)

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

See Paimpont guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 60 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 60 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
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide
Dinan

Dinan

at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large 15th...

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide
Redon

Redon

at 61 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Redon guide

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Markets in and near Chateaugiron

Market days in Chateaugiron: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (0km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (11km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (11km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (13km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (15km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (18km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (18km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (19km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Chateaugiron, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (7km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (27km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (43km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (44km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (45km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (45km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (47km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Chevré (14km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (17km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (18km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (20km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (20km)
  • Étang de la Valière (26km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (29km)
  • Vallée du Canut (30km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (31km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (32km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (33km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (34km)
  • Source - Couesnon (44km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (11km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (15km)
  • Le Rheu (22km)
  • Juvigne (41km)
  • Saint-Juvat (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chateaugiron is in the north-west of France at 15 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Chateaugiron is 298 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateaugiron

Canton: Châteaugiron

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35410

Distance to Chateaugiron

from Rennes (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 298 km

from Calais: 404 km

from Nice: 833 km

from Bordeaux: 364 km

from Strasbourg: 687 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 Chateaugiron from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amanlis, Domloup, Nouvoitou, Osse, Pire-sur-Seiche and Saint-Aubin-du-Pavail.

This page in French: Visiter Chateaugiron

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