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Javene tourism and travel guide

Photo of Javene in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Fougeres at 4 km from Javene

Visit Javene: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fougeres at 4 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Javene, 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 Javene in Brittany.

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



at 4 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 22 km (direction south)

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

See Vitre guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 29 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 41 km (direction west)

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg,...

See Combourg guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rennes guide


Heritage Site at 41 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make...

See Laval guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 44 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to Mayenne is...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Dol guide


at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the...

See Domfront guide


at 60 km (direction west-north-west)

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters,...

See Cancale guide

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

Map of places to visit near Javene


Markets in and near Javene

  • Fougeres: market Saturday (4km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (15km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (19km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (22km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (24km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (25km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (27km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Javene, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Javene, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (11km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (12km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (25km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (27km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (28km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (9km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (10km)
  • Source - Couesnon (12km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (20km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (21km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (23km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (24km)
  • Étang de la Valière (25km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (27km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (29km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (30km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (30km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (32km)
  • Couesnon (40km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (17km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (36km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (42km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (48km)
  • Le Rheu (49km)

Geography and distances

Javene is in the north-west of France at 41 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Javene is 269 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Javene

Canton: Fougères-Sud

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35133

Distance to Javene

from Rennes (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 269 km

from Calais: 367 km

from Nice: 832 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 661 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 Javene from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauce, Bille, Combourtille, Fougeres, Laignelet, Lecousse, Parce, Romagne and Saint-Georges-de-Chesne.

This page in French: Visiter Javene

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