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Le Rheu tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Rheu: highlights and tourist information

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Le Rheu is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 9 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Le Rheu is 317 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Le Rheu include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 9 km and Chateaugiron at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Rheu, 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 Rheu in Brittany.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Le Rheu

Markets in and near Le Rheu

  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (9km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (13km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (14km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (15km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (17km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (22km)

More information about Le Rheu, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Le Rheu, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (8km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (20km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (24km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (34km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (43km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (46km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (16km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (19km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (21km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (23km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (28km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (29km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (29km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (30km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (39km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (9km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (14km)
  • Saint-Juvat (34km)
  • La Gacilly (45km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (60km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Rheu

Canton: Mordelles

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35650

Distance to Le Rheu

from Rennes (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 317 km

from Calais: 412 km

from Nice: 854 km

from Bordeaux: 375 km

from Strasbourg: 707 km

Getting here

Le Rheu is in the north-west of France. 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 Rheu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chavagne, Cintre, La Chapelle-Thouarault, Mordelles, Pace, Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande and Vezin-le-Coquet.

This page in French: Visiter Le Rheu

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