Combourg tourism and travel guide

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

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.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Dol at 18 km and Becherel at 19 km.

Combourg, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 16 km (direction )

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 18 km (direction )

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

See Mont-Dol guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Becherel guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 22 km (direction 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 basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 22 km (direction 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
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 22 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also has views across...

See Chateau de Dinan guide


at 22 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 22 km (direction 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


Most Beautiful Village at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cancale guide


Heritage Site at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 33 km (direction north-west)

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular with visitors and...

See Emerald Coast guide


at 33 km (direction north-west)

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a ferry port,...

See Saint-Malo guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Combourg, France

What to do at Combourg? 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

Combourg is in the north-west of France at 33 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Combourg is 305 kilometres from Paris).

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

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