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Chelun tourism and travel guide

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Visit Chelun: highlights and tourist information

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Chelun is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Chelun is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 30 km and Chateaugiron at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Chelun, 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 Chelun in Brittany.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Chelun


Markets in and near Chelun

  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (13km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (14km)
  • Craon: market Monday (20km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (30km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (30km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (31km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (34km)

More information about Chelun, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Chelun, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (30km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (21km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (36km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt du Pertre (27km)
  • Étang de la Valière (27km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (30km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (32km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (34km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (36km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (42km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (45km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (45km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (41km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (42km)
  • Coudray (44km)
  • Juvigne (44km)
  • Chenille-Change (45km)
  • Le Rheu (51km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Chelun

Canton: Guerche-de-Bretagne

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35640

Distance to Chelun

from Rennes (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 410 km

from Nice: 803 km

from Bordeaux: 339 km

from Strasbourg: 669 km

Getting here

Chelun is in the north-west of France. 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 Chelun from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brains-sur-les-Marches, Drouges, Eance, Forges-la-Foret and La Rouaudiere.

This page in French: Visiter Chelun

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