Gahard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gahard in Ille-et-Vilaine

Visit Gahard: highlights and tourist information

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Gahard is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 23 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Gahard is 291 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 17 km and Combourg at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Gahard, 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 Gahard 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 Gahard

Markets in and near Gahard

  • Liffre: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (10km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (16km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (16km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (17km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (21km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (23km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (24km)

More information about Gahard, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Gahard, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (16km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (19km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (20km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (24km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (31km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (32km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (35km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (38km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (10km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (10km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (11km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (12km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (24km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (25km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (26km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (28km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (34km)
  • Source - Couesnon (34km)
  • Étang de la Valière (35km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (35km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (36km)
  • Couesnon (36km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (42km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (44km)
  • Vallée du Canut (45km)
  • Île des Rimains (49km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (49km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (52km)
  • Île du Guesclin (53km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (54km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (54km)
  • Île Besnard (54km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (55km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (55km)
  • Cézembre (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (21km)
  • Le Rheu (30km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (32km)
  • Juvigne (36km)
  • Saint-Juvat (39km)
  • Saint-Malo (54km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Gahard

Canton: Saint-Aubin-d'Aubigné

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35490

Distance to Gahard

from Rennes (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 291 km

from Calais: 382 km

from Nice: 848 km

from Bordeaux: 391 km

from Strasbourg: 684 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andouille-Neuville, Chasne-sur-Illet, Erce-Pres-Liffre, Gosne, Saint-Christophe-de-Valains, Sens-de-Bretagne and Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon.

This page in French: Visiter Gahard