Cogles tourism and travel guide

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cogles in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 5 km and Fougeres at 17 km.

Cogles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Fougeres guide


Heritage Site at 22 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Combourg guide
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at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Dol guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vitre guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 39 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cancale guide


at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Rennes guide


Seaside resort at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Manche department

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th...

See Granville guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide

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Map of places to visit near Cogles


Markets in and near Cogles

  • Saint-James: market Monday (7km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (18km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (18km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (23km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (25km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (29km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (29km)

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Tourist attractions near Cogles, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (9km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (10km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (13km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (28km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (40km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (40km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (45km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (12km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (17km)
  • Couesnon (21km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (21km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (25km)
  • Source - Couesnon (28km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (29km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (31km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (31km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (34km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (35km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (37km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (39km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (42km)
  • Île des Rimains (42km)
  • Étang de la Valière (43km)
  • Île des Landes (45km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (45km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (46km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (46km)
  • Île du Guesclin (47km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (47km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (49km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (50km)
  • Île Besnard (50km)
  • Chausey (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (35km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (42km)
  • Le Rheu (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (42km)

Geography and distances

Cogles is in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Cogles is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cogles

Canton: Saint-Brice-en-Coglès

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35460

Distance to Cogles

from Rennes (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 361 km

from Nice: 849 km

from Bordeaux: 407 km

from Strasbourg: 671 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 Cogles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argouges, Carnet, La Selle-en-Cogles, Le Ferre, Montanel, Montours, Saint-Brice-en-Cogles and Saint-Ouen-la-Rouerie.

This page in French: Visiter Cogles


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