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Etrelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Etrelles in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Vitre at 7 km from Etrelles

Visit Etrelles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 7 km and Chateaugiron at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Etrelles, 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 Etrelles in Brittany.

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



at 7 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vitre guide


at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 31 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide


at 32 km (direction east)

The castle and historic lower town are the main...

See Fougeres guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 45 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 57 km (direction west-north-west)

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg,...

See Combourg guide


at 62 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Etrelles


Markets in and near Etrelles

  • Vitre: market Monday (7km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (16km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (24km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (27km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (29km)
  • Craon: market Monday (30km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (31km)

More information about Etrelles, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Etrelles, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (7km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (25km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (30km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (30km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (30km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (40km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (50km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de la Valière (4km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (8km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (9km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (10km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (11km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (19km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (19km)
  • Source - Couesnon (30km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (30km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (32km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (33km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (37km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (22km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (31km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (38km)
  • Le Rheu (45km)
  • Coudray (50km)
  • Chenille-Change (56km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (58km)

Geography and distances

Etrelles is in the north-west of France at 37 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Etrelles is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Etrelles

Canton: Argentré-du-Plessis

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35370

Distance to Etrelles

from Rennes (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 389 km

from Nice: 814 km

from Bordeaux: 362 km

from Strasbourg: 663 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 Etrelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argentre-du-Plessis, Erbree, Saint-Germain-du-Pinel, Torce and Vergeal.

This page in French: Visiter Etrelles

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