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Liffre tourism and travel guide

Photo of Liffre in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Rennes at 17 km from Liffre

Visit Liffre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 17 km and Chateaugiron at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Liffre, 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 Liffre in Brittany.

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



at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a...

See Rennes guide


at 18 km (direction south)

The castle and towers in the heart of old...

See Chateaugiron guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 24 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg,...

See Combourg guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 42 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 44 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mont-Dol guide


Heritage Site at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Chateau de Dinan guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Liffre


Markets in and near Liffre

Market days in Liffre: weekly market: Friday;

  • Liffre: market Friday (0km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (10km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (11km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (13km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (14km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (14km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (17km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (19km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (21km)

More information about Liffre, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Liffre, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (11km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (26km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (28km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (29km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (32km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (34km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (36km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (36km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (57km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (2km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (5km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (5km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (10km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (18km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (19km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (24km)
  • Étang de la Valière (29km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (30km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (30km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (33km)
  • Source - Couesnon (35km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (36km)
  • Vallée du Canut (39km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (45km)
  • Couesnon (45km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (51km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (13km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (24km)
  • Le Rheu (25km)
  • Juvigne (35km)
  • Saint-Juvat (43km)

Geography and distances

Liffre is in the north-west of France at 17 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Liffre is 293 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Liffre

Canton: Liffré

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35340

Distance to Liffre

from Rennes (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 293 km

from Calais: 389 km

from Nice: 843 km

from Bordeaux: 382 km

from Strasbourg: 684 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 Liffre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chasne-sur-Illet, Erce-Pres-Liffre, Gosne, La Bouexiere and Saint-Sulpice-la-Foret.

This page in French: Visiter Liffre

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