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Lecousse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fougeres at 2 km from Lecousse

Visit Lecousse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fougeres at 2 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Lecousse, 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 Lecousse in Brittany.

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

Fougeres

Fougeres

at 2 km (direction south-east)

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but be...

See Fougeres guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 27 km (direction south)

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

See Vitre guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 28 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
 
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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 37 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 40 km (direction west)

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

See Combourg guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Rennes

Rennes

at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rennes guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

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

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Laval

Laval

at 46 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Dol guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Cancale

Cancale

at 57 km (direction west-north-west)

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh...

See Cancale guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lecousse

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Markets in and near Lecousse

  • Fougeres: market Saturday (3km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (18km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (19km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (27km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (27km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Lecousse, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (6km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (13km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (23km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (25km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (30km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (5km)
  • Source - Couesnon (13km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (15km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (25km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (27km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (28km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (28km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (29km)
  • Étang de la Valière (30km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (31km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (32km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (33km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (34km)
  • Couesnon (36km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (20km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (40km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (40km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (51km)
  • Le Rheu (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Lecousse is in the north-west of France at 44 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Lecousse is 268 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lecousse

Canton: Fougères-Sud

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35133

Distance to Lecousse

from Rennes (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 268 km

from Calais: 363 km

from Nice: 834 km

from Bordeaux: 395 km

from Strasbourg: 661 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 Lecousse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beauce, Fougeres, Javene, Laignelet, Landean, Le Chatellier, Romagne and Saint-Germain-en-Cogles.

This page in French: Visiter Lecousse

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