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La Guerche-de-Bretagne tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Guerche-de-Bretagne in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Vitre at 20 km from La Guerche-de-Bretagne

Visit La Guerche-de-Bretagne: highlights and tourist information

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La Guerche-de-Bretagne is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 20 km and Chateaugiron at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Guerche-de-Bretagne, 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 Guerche-de-Bretagne in Brittany.

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



at 20 km (direction )

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

See Vitre guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 52 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langon guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 61 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Guerche-de-Bretagne


Markets in and near La Guerche-de-Bretagne

Market days in La Guerche-de-Bretagne: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (20km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (21km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (22km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (23km)
  • Craon: market Monday (24km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (24km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (34km)

More information about La Guerche-de-Bretagne, Brittany

Tourist attractions near La Guerche-de-Bretagne, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (20km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (23km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (29km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (41km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de la Valière (18km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (19km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (21km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (22km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (25km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (27km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (33km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (37km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (40km)
  • Source - Couesnon (43km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (34km)
  • Juvigne (35km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (37km)
  • Le Rheu (46km)
  • Coudray (47km)
  • Chenille-Change (50km)

Geography and distances

La Guerche-de-Bretagne is in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: La Guerche-de-Bretagne is 283 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Guerche-de-Bretagne

Canton: Guerche-de-Bretagne

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35130

Distance to La Guerche-de-Bretagne

from Rennes (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 283 km

from Calais: 402 km

from Nice: 809 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 668 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 Guerche-de-Bretagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbrissel, Availles-sur-Seiche, Brains-sur-les-Marches, Drouges, La Selle-Guerchaise, Mousse, Moutiers, Rannee and Visseiche.

This page in French: Visiter La Guerche-de-Bretagne

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