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Le Tronchet tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Dol-de-Bretagne at 9 km from Le Tronchet

Visit Le Tronchet: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Dol-de-Bretagne at 9 km and Combourg at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Tronchet, 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 Tronchet in Brittany.

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

Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See Combourg guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 11 km (direction north-east)

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

See Mont-Dol guide
Saint-Suliac

Saint-Suliac

Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Suliac guide
 
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Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 15 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 16 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide
Dinan

Dinan

at 16 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 16 km (direction 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
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 16 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Cancale

Cancale

at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Cancale guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 22 km (direction north-west)

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular with...

See Emerald Coast guide
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo

at 22 km (direction north-west)

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a...

See Saint-Malo guide
Becherel

Becherel

at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Becherel guide
Dinard

Dinard

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

Dinard, estblished as a fashionable resort in the 19th century, is...

See Dinard guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Tronchet

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Markets in and near Le Tronchet

  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (11km)
  • Dinan: market Thursday (16km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Cancale: market Sunday (21km)
  • Saint-Malo: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Dinard: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Saint-Lunaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Lancieux: market Tuesday & Tuesday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Le Tronchet, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (11km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (19km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (23km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (23km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (26km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (44km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Estuaire de la Rance (13km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (17km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (21km)
  • Île des Rimains (22km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (23km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (23km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (23km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (24km)
  • Île du Guesclin (24km)
  • Île Besnard (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (25km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (25km)
  • Île des Landes (25km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (25km)
  • Cézembre (27km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (28km)
  • Couesnon (28km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (29km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (31km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (35km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (38km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (38km)
  • Chausey (41km)
  • Cap Frehel (42km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (49km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Juvat (21km)
  • Saint-Malo (23km)
  • Le Rheu (43km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (54km)
 
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Geography and distances

Le Tronchet is in the north-west of France at 43 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Le Tronchet is 310 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Tronchet

Canton: Châteauneuf-d'Ille-et-Vilaine

Arrondissement: Saint-Malo

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35540

Distance to Le Tronchet

from Rennes (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 310 km

from Calais: 381 km

from Nice: 880 km

from Bordeaux: 417 km

from Strasbourg: 705 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 Tronchet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baguer-Morvan, Bonnemain, Lanhelin, Miniac-Morvan, Plerguer, Saint-Pierre-de-Plesguen and Tresse.

This page in French: Visiter Le Tronchet

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