Sidebar Menu

Laignelet tourism and travel guide

Photo of Laignelet in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Fougeres at 5 km from Laignelet

Visit Laignelet: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fougeres at 5 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

You can also

Laignelet, 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 Laignelet in Brittany.

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



at 5 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 23 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vitre guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 40 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


Heritage Site at 40 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


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

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

See Laval guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


at 44 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Combourg guide


at 49 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide

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

Map of places to visit near Laignelet


Markets in and near Laignelet

  • Fougeres: market Saturday (4km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (12km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (21km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (22km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (28km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (31km)

More information about Laignelet, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Laignelet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (9km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (9km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (26km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (27km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (30km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (3km)
  • Source - Couesnon (9km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (16km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (25km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (28km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (28km)
  • Étang de la Valière (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (31km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (31km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (34km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (36km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (37km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (37km)
  • Couesnon (38km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (18km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (35km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (41km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (44km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (55km)

Geography and distances

Laignelet is in the north-west of France at 49 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Laignelet is 263 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Laignelet

Canton: Fougères-Nord

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35133

Distance to Laignelet

from Rennes (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 263 km

from Calais: 359 km

from Nice: 831 km

from Bordeaux: 395 km

from Strasbourg: 656 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 Laignelet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauce, Fleurigne, Fougeres, Javene, La Chapelle-Janson, Landean, Le Loroux and Lecousse.

This page in French: Visiter Laignelet

Back To Top