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Luitre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fougeres at 10 km from Luitre

Visit Luitre: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fougeres at 10 km and Vitre at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Luitre, 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 Luitre in Brittany.

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

Fougeres

Fougeres

at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fougeres guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Vitre guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 24 km (direction east-north-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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Laval

Laval

at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 37 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Rennes

Rennes

at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rennes guide
Jublains

Jublains

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

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins of the...

See Jublains guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Domfront

Domfront

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

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

See Domfront guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

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

Small town with two 15th century castles and a...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 56 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Luitre

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Markets in and near Luitre

  • Fougeres: market Saturday (9km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (19km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (21km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (22km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (27km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (28km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (30km)

More information about Luitre, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Luitre, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (6km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (18km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (19km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (34km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (36km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Source - Couesnon (5km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (8km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (13km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (15km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (18km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (20km)
  • Étang de la Valière (21km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (24km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (26km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (32km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (35km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (38km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (40km)
  • Couesnon (47km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (8km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (38km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (41km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (41km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Luitre is in the north-west of France at 46 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Luitre is 263 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Luitre

Canton: Fougères-Nord

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35133

Distance to Luitre

from Rennes (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 263 km

from Calais: 366 km

from Nice: 823 km

from Bordeaux: 385 km

from Strasbourg: 654 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 Luitre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dompierre-du-Chemin, Fleurigne, Juvigne, La Pellerine and La Selle-en-Luitre.

This page in French: Visiter Luitre

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