La Fontenelle tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Fontenelle: highlights and tourist information

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La Fontenelle is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 41 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: La Fontenelle is 286 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 12 km and Mont-Saint-Michel at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Fontenelle, 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 Fontenelle 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 La Fontenelle

Markets in and near La Fontenelle

  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (15km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (19km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (24km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (26km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (27km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (28km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (28km)

More information about La Fontenelle, Brittany

Tourist attractions near La Fontenelle, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (2km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (4km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (19km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (30km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (38km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (38km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (39km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (5km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (17km)
  • Couesnon (17km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (17km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (28km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (29km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (31km)
  • Île des Rimains (34km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (35km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (36km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (36km)
  • Île des Landes (37km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (37km)
  • Source - Couesnon (37km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (38km)
  • Île du Guesclin (39km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (40km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (40km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (41km)
  • Île Besnard (41km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (43km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (44km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (44km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (46km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (48km)
  • Chausey (48km)
  • Cézembre (48km)
  • Étang de la Valière (48km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (52km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (12km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (20km)
  • Ducey (23km)
  • Bedee (46km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (40km)
  • Saint-Juvat (42km)
  • Saint-Malo (43km)
  • Juvigne (43km)
  • Le Rheu (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Fontenelle

Canton: Antrain

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35560

Distance to La Fontenelle

from Rennes (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 286 km

from Calais: 367 km

from Nice: 858 km

from Bordeaux: 410 km

from Strasbourg: 681 km

Getting here

La Fontenelle 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 La Fontenelle from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Antrain, Bazouges-la-Perouse, Sacey, Saint-Ouen-la-Rouerie, Sougeal, Tremblay and Vieux-Viel.

This page in French: Visiter La Fontenelle