Goven tourism and travel guide

Photo of Goven in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Rennes at 17 km from Goven

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Goven 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 Goven in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 17 km and Paimpont at 24 km.

Goven, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 17 km (direction north-east)

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

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at 24 km (direction west)

Paimpont is well known for its 'magical forest', part of the ancient forests that...

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at 26 km (direction east)

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

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at 32 km (direction south)

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

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at 33 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town, Redon is...

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at 45 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 49 km (direction east)

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

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at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

Now listed as one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' you will enjoy...

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 51 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the 12th century and...

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at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large 15th century church with interesting...

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Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 52 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two of the most picturesque areas...

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Markets in and near Goven

  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (7km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (8km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (17km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (17km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (19km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (22km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (25km)

More information about Goven, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Goven, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (5km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (27km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (33km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (5km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (22km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (24km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (31km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (32km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (36km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (38km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (40km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (11km)
  • Le Rheu (11km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (22km)
  • La Gacilly (34km)
  • Saint-Juvat (41km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (50km)

Geography and distances

Goven is in the north-west of France at 17 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Goven is 324 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Goven

Canton: Guichen

Arrondissement: Redon

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35580

Distance to Goven

from Rennes (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 324 km

from Calais: 422 km

from Nice: 852 km

from Bordeaux: 366 km

from Strasbourg: 712 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 Goven from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breal-sous-Montfort, Chavagne, Guichen and Lassy.

This page in French: Visiter Goven