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Guignen tourism and travel guide

Photo of Guignen in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Langon at 22 km from Guignen

Visit Guignen: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Langon at 22 km and Paimpont at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Guignen, 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 Guignen in Brittany.

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

Langon

Langon

at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Langon guide
Paimpont

Paimpont

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Paimpont guide
Rennes

Rennes

at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Rennes guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
 
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Redon

Redon

at 34 km (direction south-west)

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of...

See Redon guide
Becherel

Becherel

at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Becherel guide
Rochefort-en-Terre

Rochefort-en-Terre

at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 53 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vitre guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 55 km (direction south-west), in the Morbihan department

The river harbour and historic old town centre make La...

See La Roche-Bernard guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 69 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Guignen

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Markets in and near Guignen

  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (11km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (14km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (16km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (20km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (25km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (25km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (26km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (27km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (28km)

More information about Guignen, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Guignen, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (14km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (33km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (6km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (22km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (26km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (30km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (39km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (40km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (42km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (43km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (24km)
  • Bedee (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (18km)
  • Le Rheu (21km)
  • La Gacilly (27km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (29km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Guignen is in the north-west of France at 25 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Guignen is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Guignen

Canton: Guichen

Arrondissement: Redon

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35580

Distance to Guignen

from Rennes (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 431 km

from Nice: 848 km

from Bordeaux: 357 km

from Strasbourg: 715 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 Guignen from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Guichen, La Chapelle-Bouexic, Saint-Malo-de-Phily and Saint-Senoux.

This page in French: Visiter Guignen

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