Guipel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Guipel in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Combourg at 12 km from Guipel

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Guipel 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 Guipel in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Combourg at 12 km and Becherel at 16 km.

Guipel, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide


at 16 km (direction west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the most popular...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide


at 29 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide


at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which stands a...

See Mont-Dol guide


at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


Most Beautiful Village at 35 km (direction north-west)

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of the River Rance in...

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 39 km (direction east)

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be sure to...

See Fougeres guide

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Markets in and near Guipel

  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (9km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (12km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (14km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (18km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (19km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (24km)

More information about Guipel, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Guipel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (16km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (17km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (21km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (25km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (25km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (30km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (37km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (7km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (14km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (16km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (17km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (29km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (34km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (38km)
  • Vallée du Canut (38km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (39km)
  • Couesnon (39km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (39km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (41km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (43km)
  • Île des Rimains (43km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (45km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (45km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (46km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (46km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (46km)
  • Île du Guesclin (46km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (46km)
  • Île Besnard (47km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (47km)
  • Étang de la Valière (47km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (48km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (48km)
  • Cézembre (49km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (50km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (51km)
  • Cap Frehel (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (22km)
  • Le Rheu (23km)
  • Saint-Juvat (25km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (29km)
  • Saint-Malo (45km)

Geography and distances

Guipel is in the north-west of France at 21 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Guipel is 306 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Guipel

Canton: Hédé

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35440

Distance to Guipel

from Rennes (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 306 km

from Calais: 391 km

from Nice: 861 km

from Bordeaux: 395 km

from Strasbourg: 699 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 Guipel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Feins, Hede, Montreuil-le-Gast, Montreuil-sur-Ille, Saint-Germain-sur-Ille, Saint-Medard-sur-Ille and Vignoc.

This page in French: Visiter Guipel