Guichen tourism and travel guide

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Visit Guichen: highlights and tourist information

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Guichen is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 19 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Guichen is 321 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 19 km and Chateaugiron at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Guichen, 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 Guichen 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 Guichen

Markets in and near Guichen

  • Bruz: market Friday (7km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (16km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (18km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (23km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (23km)

More information about Guichen, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Guichen, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (11km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (26km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (8km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (26km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (29km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (30km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (33km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (33km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (35km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (37km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (43km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (43km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Bedee (26km)
  • Grand-Fougeray (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (11km)
  • Le Rheu (15km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (22km)
  • La Gacilly (34km)
  • Saint-Juvat (47km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (50km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (61km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Guichen

Canton: Guichen

Arrondissement: Redon

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35580

Distance to Guichen

from Rennes (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 321 km

from Calais: 424 km

from Nice: 846 km

from Bordeaux: 360 km

from Strasbourg: 709 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourg-Des-Comptes, Goven, Guignen, Laille and Lassy.

This page in French: Visiter Guichen