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Le Lou-du-Lac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Lou-du-Lac in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Becherel at 10 km from Le Lou-du-Lac

Visit Le Lou-du-Lac: highlights and tourist information

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Le Lou-du-Lac is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Becherel at 10 km and Paimpont at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Lou-du-Lac, 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 Lou-du-Lac in Brittany.

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



at 10 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Becherel guide


at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Rennes guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

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

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also has views across...

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

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

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 28 km (direction north-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
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 28 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide


at 29 km (direction north-east)

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

See Combourg guide


at 39 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and the...

See Plancoet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 42 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Mont-Dol guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Lou-du-Lac


Markets in and near Le Lou-du-Lac

  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (4km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (9km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (15km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (22km)
  • Broons: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (24km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (26km)

More information about Le Lou-du-Lac, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Le Lou-du-Lac, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (10km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (20km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (22km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (36km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (42km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (43km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Paimpont (25km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (26km)
  • Vallée du Canut (27km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (30km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (31km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (31km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (34km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (39km)
  • Source - Rance (41km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (43km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (49km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Juvat (16km)
  • Le Rheu (19km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (28km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (31km)

Geography and distances

Le Lou-du-Lac is in the north-west of France at 26 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Le Lou-du-Lac is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Lou-du-Lac

Canton: Montauban-de-Bretagne

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35360

Distance to Le Lou-du-Lac

from Rennes (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 412 km

from Nice: 873 km

from Bordeaux: 390 km

from Strasbourg: 720 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 Lou-du-Lac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bedee, Boisgervilly, Irodouer, La Chapelle-du-Lou, La Nouaye, Landujan, Montauban-de-Bretagne, Pleumeleuc, Saint-M-Hervon and Saint-Uniac.

This page in French: Visiter Le Lou-du-Lac

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