Combourg tourism and travel guide

Photo of Combourg in Ille-et-Vilaine

Visit Combourg: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

France This Way comment: Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg, once home to Chateaubriand, the romantic French author

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Combourg. For detailed visitor information see the Combourg travel guide.

Combourg is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 33 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Combourg is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Dol at 18 km and Becherel at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Combourg, 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 Combourg 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 Combourg

Markets in and near Combourg

Market days in Combourg: weekly market: Monday;

  • Combourg: market Monday (0km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (22km)
  • Dinan: market Thursday (22km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (26km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (28km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Cancale: market Sunday (31km)

More information about Combourg, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Combourg, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Combourg.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (11km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (16km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (19km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (21km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (29km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (37km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (37km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (11km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (21km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (25km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (28km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (28km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (28km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (29km)
  • Couesnon (29km)
  • Île des Rimains (31km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (33km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (33km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (34km)
  • Île du Guesclin (34km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (34km)
  • Île des Landes (34km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (34km)
  • Île Besnard (35km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (35km)
  • Cézembre (38km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (38km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (40km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (41km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (44km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (47km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (47km)
  • Cap Frehel (52km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (53km)
  • Étang de la Valière (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Juvat (22km)
  • Saint-Malo (33km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (34km)
  • Le Rheu (34km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (41km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Combourg

Canton: Combourg

Arrondissement: Saint-Malo

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35270

Distance to Combourg

from Rennes (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 383 km

from Nice: 870 km

from Bordeaux: 407 km

from Strasbourg: 700 km

Getting here

Combourg 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 Combourg from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dinge, Lanhelin, Lanrigan, Lourmais, Meillac and Tremeheuc.

This page in French: Visiter Combourg