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Le Sel-de-Bretagne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Sel-de-Bretagne in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Chateaugiron at 19 km from Le Sel-de-Bretagne

Visit Le Sel-de-Bretagne: highlights and tourist information

To Visit Attractions

Le Sel-de-Bretagne is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 19 km and Rennes at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Sel-de-Bretagne, 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 Sel-de-Bretagne in Brittany.

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



at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 26 km (direction south-west)

Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a Roman fresco...

See Langon guide


at 39 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Redon guide


at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See Becherel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Sel-de-Bretagne


Markets in and near Le Sel-de-Bretagne

  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (8km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (17km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (18km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (24km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (29km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (29km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (29km)

Hotels near Le Sel-de-Bretagne

More information about Le Sel-de-Bretagne, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Le Sel-de-Bretagne, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (25km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (25km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (23km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (32km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (33km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (36km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (37km)
  • Étang de la Valière (40km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (41km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (43km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (43km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (44km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (45km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (47km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (49km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (21km)
  • Bedee (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (18km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (25km)
  • Le Rheu (26km)
  • La Gacilly (41km)
  • Juvigne (57km)

Geography and distances

Le Sel-de-Bretagne is in the north-west of France at 25 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Le Sel-de-Bretagne is 311 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Sel-de-Bretagne

Canton: Sel-de-Bretagne

Arrondissement: Redon

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35320

Distance to Le Sel-de-Bretagne

from Rennes (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 311 km

from Calais: 422 km

from Nice: 831 km

from Bordeaux: 349 km

from Strasbourg: 697 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 Sel-de-Bretagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bain-de-Bretagne, Crevin, La Bosse-de-Bretagne, Le Petit-Fougeray, Pance, Poligne, Saulnieres and Tresboeuf.

This page in French: Visiter Le Sel-de-Bretagne

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