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Mece tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vitre at 14 km from Mece

Visit Mece: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 14 km and Fougeres at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mece, 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 Mece in Brittany.

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



at 14 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 15 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 38 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


at 44 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide


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

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 48 km (direction west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 48 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 50 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mont-Dol guide


Most Beautiful Village at 62 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 63 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mece


Markets in and near Mece

  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (8km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (14km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (15km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (15km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (16km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (23km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (26km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (26km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (26km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (28km)

More information about Mece, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Mece, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (20km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (21km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (21km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (28km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (29km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (32km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (47km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (48km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (9km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (11km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (13km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (17km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (17km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (18km)
  • Étang de la Valière (19km)
  • Source - Couesnon (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (20km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (20km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (20km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (25km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (34km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (45km)
  • Couesnon (45km)
  • Vallée du Canut (53km)

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 (26km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (37km)
  • Le Rheu (40km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (53km)

Geography and distances

Mece is in the north-west of France at 31 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Mece is 277 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mece

Canton: Vitré-Ouest

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35450

Distance to Mece

from Rennes (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 277 km

from Calais: 378 km

from Nice: 832 km

from Bordeaux: 382 km

from Strasbourg: 669 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 Mece from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bille, Combourtille, Dourdain, Livre-sur-Changeon, Montreuil-Des-Landes, Saint-Christophe-Des-Bois, Saint-Georges-de-Chesne and Taillis.

This page in French: Visiter Mece

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