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Langon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Langon: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a Roman fresco

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Langon. For detailed visitor information see the Langon travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rochefort-en-Terre at 36 km and La Roche-Bernard at 40 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Langon, 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 Langon in Brittany.

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

Redon

Redon

at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old...

See Redon guide
Rochefort-en-Terre

Rochefort-en-Terre

at 36 km (direction west), in the Morbihan department

Now listed as one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' you...

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

The river harbour and historic old town centre make...

See La Roche-Bernard guide
Paimpont

Paimpont

at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Paimpont guide
 
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Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 45 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Rennes

Rennes

at 46 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Rennes guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Away from the beaches, Briere Regional Natural Parc is the second...

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide
Pornichet

Pornichet

Seaside resort at 61 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The emphasis in Pornichet, immediately south of La Baule,...

See Pornichet guide
Guerande

Guerande

at 61 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Guerande is one of the most interesting towns in Pays-de-la-Loire, with its...

See Guerande guide
La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 63 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

La Baule-Escoblac is a very pleasant and popular resort...

See La Baule guide
La Turballe

La Turballe

Seaside resort at 64 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Less developed than some resorts here, the centre of...

See La Turballe guide
Le Pouliguen

Le Pouliguen

Seaside resort at 65 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

If you visit the beach resort of Le Pouligueun be sure...

See Le Pouliguen guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 65 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vitre guide
Batz-sur-Mer

Batz-sur-Mer

at 68 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The resort at Batz-sur-Mer is much quiter and smaller than...

See Batz-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Langon

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Markets in and near Langon

  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (19km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (19km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (22km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (22km)
  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (28km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (35km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (36km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (37km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (38km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (39km)

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Tourist attractions near Langon, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (37km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île-aux-Pies (20km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (26km)
  • Vallée du Canut (29km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (38km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (41km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (9km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Gacilly (22km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (37km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (37km)
  • Le Rheu (43km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Langon is in the north-west of France at 46 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Langon is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Langon

Canton: Redon

Arrondissement: Redon

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35660

Distance to Langon

from Rennes (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 335 km

from Calais: 448 km

from Nice: 836 km

from Bordeaux: 335 km

from Strasbourg: 718 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 Langon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Masserac, Saint-Ganton and Sainte-Anne-sur-Vilaine.

This page in French: Visiter Langon

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