Marpire tourism and travel guide

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Visit Marpire: highlights and tourist information

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Marpire is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 25 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Marpire is 283 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 10 km and Chateaugiron at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marpire, 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 Marpire in Brittany.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Marpire

Markets in and near Marpire

  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (6km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (10km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (14km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (15km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (16km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (18km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (23km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (23km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (24km)

More information about Marpire, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Marpire, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Marpire.

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (14km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (29km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (31km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (36km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (37km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (37km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (44km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (48km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de la Cantache (5km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (6km)
  • Étang de la Valière (14km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (15km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (16km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (16km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (17km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (18km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (19km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (22km)
  • Source - Couesnon (28km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (31km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (43km)
  • Vallée du Canut (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (30km)
  • Bedee (45km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (20km)
  • Juvigne (25km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (29km)
  • Le Rheu (34km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Marpire

Canton: Vitré-Ouest

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35220

Distance to Marpire

from Rennes (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 283 km

from Calais: 388 km

from Nice: 828 km

from Bordeaux: 372 km

from Strasbourg: 673 km

Getting here

Marpire is in the north-west of France. 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 Marpire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champeaux, Chateaubourg, Dourdain, Landavran, Saint-Aubin-Des-Landes, Saint-Didier, Saint-Jean-sur-Vilaine and Val-d'Ize.

This page in French: Visiter Marpire