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La Nouaye tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Nouaye in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Becherel at 15 km from La Nouaye

Visit La Nouaye: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Becherel at 15 km and Paimpont at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Nouaye, 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 Nouaye in Brittany.

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



at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Becherel guide


at 21 km (direction south-west)

Paimpont is well known for its 'magical forest', part of the ancient...

See Paimpont guide


at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 32 km (direction north-east)

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

See Combourg guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also has views...

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of...

See Dinan guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large 15th century...

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two of...

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide


at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet...

See Plancoet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction north-west)

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of the River...

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

The castle and the river are the centre of your visit...

See Josselin guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Nouaye


Markets in and near La Nouaye

  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (3km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (6km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (16km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (20km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (22km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (23km)

More information about La Nouaye, Brittany

Tourist attractions near La Nouaye, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (15km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (15km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (27km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (34km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (45km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Paimpont (21km)
  • Vallée du Canut (22km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (22km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (31km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (31km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (32km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (33km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (42km)
  • Source - Rance (44km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Rheu (15km)
  • Saint-Juvat (22km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (24km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (28km)
  • La Gacilly (46km)

Geography and distances

La Nouaye is in the north-west of France at 23 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: La Nouaye is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Nouaye

Canton: Montfort-sur-Meu

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35137

Distance to La Nouaye

from Rennes (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 415 km

from Nice: 869 km

from Bordeaux: 385 km

from Strasbourg: 720 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 Nouaye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bedee, Breteil, Iffendic, La Chapelle-du-Lou, Le Lou-du-Lac, Montauban-de-Bretagne, Montfort-sur-Meu, Pleumeleuc and Saint-Uniac.

This page in French: Visiter La Nouaye

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