Janze tourism and travel guide

Photo of Janze in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Chateaugiron at 10 km from Janze

Visit Janze: highlights and tourist information

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Janze 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 Janze in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 10 km and Rennes at 22 km.

Janze, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction )

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 28 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langon guide


at 49 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 50 km (direction north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Redon guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 68 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide

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Map of places to visit near Janze


Markets in and near Janze

Market days in Janze: weekly market: Wednesday;

  • Janze: market Wednesday (0km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (10km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (18km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (19km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (19km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (20km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (23km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Janze, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (17km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (29km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (42km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (50km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Chevré (22km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (26km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (26km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (28km)
  • Étang de la Valière (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (30km)
  • Vallée du Canut (30km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (32km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (34km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (35km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (38km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (44km)
  • Source - Couesnon (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (32km)
  • Bedee (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (18km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (19km)
  • Le Rheu (27km)
  • Juvigne (45km)
  • Saint-Juvat (60km)

Geography and distances

Janze is in the north-west of France at 22 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Janze is 301 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Janze

Canton: Janzé

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35150

Distance to Janze

from Rennes (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 301 km

from Calais: 411 km

from Nice: 827 km

from Bordeaux: 354 km

from Strasbourg: 687 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 Janze from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amanlis, Brie, Esse, Le Theil-de-Bretagne and Pire-sur-Seiche.

This page in French: Visiter Janze