Hirel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Hirel in Ille-et-Vilaine

Visit Hirel: highlights and tourist information

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Hirel is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 55 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Hirel is 306 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Dol at 5 km and Dol-de-Bretagne at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hirel, 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 Hirel 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 Hirel

Markets in and near Hirel

  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (7km)
  • Cancale: market Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Malo: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Dinard: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (22km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Saint-Lunaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (24km)
  • Dinan: market Thursday (25km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (25km)

More information about Hirel, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Hirel, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Montmarin (19km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (24km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (27km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (28km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (36km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (46km)
  • Argences (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île des Rimains (9km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (12km)
  • Île des Landes (12km)
  • Île du Guesclin (12km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (12km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (13km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (14km)
  • Île Besnard (15km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (15km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (16km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (18km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (18km)
  • Cézembre (21km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (21km)
  • Couesnon (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (24km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (27km)
  • Chausey (28km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (30km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (31km)
  • Cap Frehel (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (46km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Dol-de-Bretagne (7km)
  • Ducey (38km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (39km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Hirel

Canton: Cancale

Arrondissement: Saint-Malo

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35120

Distance to Hirel

from Rennes (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 306 km

from Calais: 370 km

from Nice: 885 km

from Bordeaux: 429 km

from Strasbourg: 702 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Fresnais, Le Vivier-sur-Mer, Lillemer, Mont-Dol and Saint-Guinoux.

This page in French: Visiter Hirel