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Langan tourism and travel guide

Photo of Langan in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Becherel at 9 km from Langan

Visit Langan: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Becherel at 9 km and Rennes at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Langan, 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 Langan in Brittany.

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



at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Combourg guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the 12th...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide


at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of Dinan ensure its...

See Dinan guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 27 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-east)

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on...

See Mont-Dol guide


Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Langan


Markets in and near Langan

  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (12km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (14km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (15km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (17km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (20km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (20km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (23km)

More information about Langan, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Langan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (9km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (17km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (22km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (29km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (32km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (36km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (40km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (21km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (22km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (24km)
  • Vallée du Canut (30km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (34km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (35km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (35km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (39km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (40km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (45km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (46km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (46km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (48km)
  • Couesnon (48km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (49km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Rheu (17km)
  • Saint-Juvat (18km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (23km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (25km)
  • Saint-Malo (47km)

Geography and distances

Langan is in the north-west of France at 20 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Langan is 317 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Langan

Canton: Bécherel

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35850

Distance to Langan

from Rennes (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 317 km

from Calais: 402 km

from Nice: 866 km

from Bordeaux: 391 km

from Strasbourg: 709 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 Langan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cardroc, Geveze, Hede, La Chapelle-Chaussee, Langouet, Les Iffs, Miniac-sous-Becherel, Romille, Saint-Brieuc-Des-Iffs, Saint-Gondran and Vignoc.

This page in French: Visiter Langan

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