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Cintre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cintre in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Rennes at 14 km from Cintre

Visit Cintre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 14 km and Becherel at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cintre, 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 Cintre in Brittany.

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

Rennes

Rennes

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Rennes guide
Becherel

Becherel

at 22 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Becherel guide
Paimpont

Paimpont

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Paimpont guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
 
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Combourg

Combourg

at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Combourg guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 40 km (direction north-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 41 km (direction north-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

Dinan

at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 41 km (direction north-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
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide
Langon

Langon

at 43 km (direction south)

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

See Langon guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Vitre guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 50 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 51 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

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

Map of places to visit near Cintre

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Markets in and near Cintre

  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (7km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (13km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (17km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (18km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (19km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (21km)

More information about Cintre, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Cintre, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (6km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (22km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (26km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (33km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (45km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (15km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (24km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (24km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (24km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (25km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (27km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (31km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (34km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (44km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Rheu (6km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (14km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (20km)
  • Saint-Juvat (30km)
  • La Gacilly (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Cintre is in the north-west of France at 14 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Cintre is 322 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cintre

Canton: Mordelles

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35310

Distance to Cintre

from Rennes (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 322 km

from Calais: 415 km

from Nice: 859 km

from Bordeaux: 377 km

from Strasbourg: 712 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 Cintre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breteil, La Chapelle-Thouarault, Le Rheu, Le Verger, Mordelles, Saint-Gilles and Talensac.

This page in French: Visiter Cintre

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