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La Chapelle-Janson tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Chapelle-Janson in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Fougeres at 7 km from La Chapelle-Janson

Visit La Chapelle-Janson: highlights and tourist information

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La Chapelle-Janson is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fougeres at 7 km and Les Jardins des Renaudies at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Chapelle-Janson, 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 La Chapelle-Janson in Brittany.

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



at 7 km (direction west)

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

See Fougeres guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 20 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 21 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 26 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vitre guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 36 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 39 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide


at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


Heritage Site at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 46 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 46 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the...

See Jublains guide


at 48 km (direction west)

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

See Combourg guide


at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Chapelle-Janson


Markets in and near La Chapelle-Janson

  • Fougeres: market Saturday (7km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (15km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (24km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (25km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (26km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (30km)

More information about La Chapelle-Janson, Brittany

Tourist attractions near La Chapelle-Janson, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (5km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (14km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (22km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (31km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (34km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (5km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (7km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (14km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (22km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (26km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (27km)
  • Étang de la Valière (29km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (31km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (35km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (38km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (39km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (40km)
  • Couesnon (43km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (14km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (33km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (38km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (45km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (56km)
  • La Cropte (63km)

Geography and distances

La Chapelle-Janson is in the north-west of France at 50 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: La Chapelle-Janson is 260 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Chapelle-Janson

Canton: Fougères-Nord

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35133

Distance to La Chapelle-Janson

from Rennes (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 260 km

from Calais: 359 km

from Nice: 826 km

from Bordeaux: 392 km

from Strasbourg: 653 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 La Chapelle-Janson from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauce, Fleurigne, La Pellerine, La Selle-en-Luitre, Laignelet, Le Loroux and Saint-Ellier-du-Maine.

This page in French: Visiter La Chapelle-Janson

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