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Chauvigne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chauvigne in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 8 km from Chauvigne

Visit Chauvigne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 8 km and Fougeres at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chauvigne, 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 Chauvigne in Brittany.

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



at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Combourg guide


Heritage Site at 29 km (direction west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Dol guide


at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 36 km (direction south)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 43 km (direction north-west)

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh...

See Cancale guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Suliac guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 43 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 44 km (direction 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

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

Map of places to visit near Chauvigne


Markets in and near Chauvigne

  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (14km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (18km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (19km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (20km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (22km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (25km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (25km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (26km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (28km)

More information about Chauvigne, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Chauvigne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (9km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (10km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (16km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (30km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (31km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (33km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (37km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (47km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (47km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (15km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (19km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (19km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (22km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (22km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (25km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (26km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (27km)
  • Couesnon (27km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (30km)
  • Source - Couesnon (31km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (36km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (38km)
  • Étang de la Valière (38km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (42km)
  • Île des Rimains (43km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (45km)
  • Île des Landes (46km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (47km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (47km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (48km)
  • Île du Guesclin (48km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (50km)
  • Île Besnard (50km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (52km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (52km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (52km)
  • Vallée du Canut (55km)
  • Cézembre (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 (31km)
  • Juvigne (35km)
  • Le Rheu (39km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (41km)
  • Saint-Juvat (43km)
  • Saint-Malo (51km)

Geography and distances

Chauvigne is in the north-west of France at 33 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Chauvigne is 285 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chauvigne

Canton: Antrain

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35490

Distance to Chauvigne

from Rennes (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 285 km

from Calais: 373 km

from Nice: 850 km

from Bordeaux: 399 km

from Strasbourg: 679 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 Chauvigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Tiercent, Rimou, Romazy, Saint-Christophe-de-Valains, Saint-Marc-le-Blanc, Saint-Ouen-Des-Alleux, Sens-de-Bretagne, Tremblay and Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon.

This page in French: Visiter Chauvigne

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