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Le Loroux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Loroux in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Fougeres at 11 km from Le Loroux

Visit Le Loroux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fougeres at 11 km and Les Jardins des Renaudies at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Loroux, 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 Loroux in Brittany.

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



at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Fougeres guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 17 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vitre guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 34 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 38 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide


Heritage Site at 42 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Jublains guide


at 50 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well known as...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide


at 51 km (direction north-north-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the Route...

See Vire guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rennes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Loroux


Markets in and near Le Loroux

  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (11km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (11km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (24km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (29km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (32km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Le Loroux, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Le Loroux, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (9km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (14km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (24km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (32km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (35km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (7km)
  • Source - Couesnon (9km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (20km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (27km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (31km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (32km)
  • Étang de la Valière (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (35km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (36km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (37km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (40km)
  • Couesnon (41km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (42km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (43km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (44km)

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 (29km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (36km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (50km)

Geography and distances

Le Loroux is in the north-west of France at 55 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Le Loroux is 256 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Loroux

Canton: Fougères-Nord

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35133

Distance to Le Loroux

from Rennes (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 256 km

from Calais: 353 km

from Nice: 827 km

from Bordeaux: 397 km

from Strasbourg: 650 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 Loroux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Bazouge-du-Desert, La Chapelle-Janson, Laignelet, Larchamp, Montaudin, Pontmain, Saint-Ellier-du-Maine and Saint-Mars-sur-la-Futaie.

This page in French: Visiter Le Loroux

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