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Coesmes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Coesmes in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Chateaugiron at 19 km from Coesmes

Visit Coesmes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 19 km and Rennes at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Coesmes, 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 Coesmes in Brittany.

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



at 19 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langon guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial town...

See Laval guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Redon guide


at 59 km (direction north-west)

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

See Becherel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Coesmes


Markets in and near Coesmes

  • Janze: market Wednesday (9km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (19km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (19km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (25km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (25km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (28km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (29km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (30km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (31km)

More information about Coesmes, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Coesmes, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (26km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (37km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (37km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Chevré (30km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (31km)
  • Étang de la Valière (31km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (34km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (35km)
  • Vallée du Canut (35km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (35km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (37km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (38km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (39km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (28km)
  • Bedee (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (27km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (29km)
  • Le Rheu (36km)
  • Juvigne (49km)

Geography and distances

Coesmes is in the north-west of France at 31 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Coesmes is 300 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Coesmes

Canton: Retiers

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35134

Distance to Coesmes

from Rennes (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 300 km

from Calais: 416 km

from Nice: 819 km

from Bordeaux: 345 km

from Strasbourg: 684 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 Coesmes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Couyere, Lalleu, Le Theil-de-Bretagne, Retiers, Sainte-Colombe and Thourie.

This page in French: Visiter Coesmes

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