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Le Chatellier tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fougeres at 8 km from Le Chatellier

Visit Le Chatellier: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fougeres at 8 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Chatellier, 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 Le Chatellier in Brittany.

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



at 8 km (direction south-east)

The castle and historic lower town are the main...

See Fougeres guide


at 8 km (direction west)

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

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

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 31 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


Heritage Site at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 33 km (direction south)

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

See Vitre guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Combourg guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Dol guide


at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Rennes guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 48 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters,...

See Cancale guide


at 52 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Chatellier


Markets in and near Le Chatellier

  • Fougeres: market Saturday (9km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (12km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (13km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (20km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (29km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Le Chatellier, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Le Chatellier, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (0km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (18km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (19km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (21km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (35km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (7km)
  • Source - Couesnon (19km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (21km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (21km)
  • Couesnon (29km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (29km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (30km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (31km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (31km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (31km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (32km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (32km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (34km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (34km)
  • Étang de la Valière (36km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (41km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (47km)
  • Île des Rimains (52km)
  • Île des Landes (54km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (26km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (42km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (42km)
  • Le Rheu (53km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (53km)

Geography and distances

Le Chatellier is in the north-west of France at 46 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Le Chatellier is 269 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Chatellier

Canton: Saint-Brice-en-Coglès

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35133

Distance to Le Chatellier

from Rennes (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 269 km

from Calais: 360 km

from Nice: 840 km

from Bordeaux: 401 km

from Strasbourg: 663 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 Le Chatellier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lecousse, Montours, Parigne, Poilley, Saint-Etienne-en-Cogles, Saint-Germain-en-Cogles and Villamee.

This page in French: Visiter Le Chatellier

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