Cintre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cintre in Ille-et-Vilaine

Visit Cintre: highlights and tourist information

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Cintre is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 14 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Cintre is 322 kilometres from Paris).

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!


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

Map of places to visit near Cintre

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

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)

  • Bedee (10km)
  • Grand-Fougeray (44km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

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

Geography and distances

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

Cintre 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 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