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Mont-Dol tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mont-Dol: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which stands a windmill and a small chapel.

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Mont-Dol. For detailed visitor information see the Mont-Dol travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cancale at 13 km and Saint-Suliac at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mont-Dol, 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 Mont-Dol in Brittany.

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



at 2 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Cancale guide


Most Beautiful Village at 15 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Combourg guide
Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular with visitors and...

See Emerald Coast guide


at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a ferry port,...

See Saint-Malo guide


Heritage Site at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

The Pointe du Moulinet in Dinard is visited for the imposing neo-gothic...

See Dinard Pointe du Moulinet guide


at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

Dinard, estblished as a fashionable resort in the 19th century, is still...

See Dinard guide
Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

The Pointe de la Malouine in Dinard is a promontory west of...

See Dinard Pointe de la Malouine guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the 12th...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large 15th century church...

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mont-Dol


Markets in and near Mont-Dol

  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (3km)
  • Cancale: market Sunday (13km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (18km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Saint-Malo: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Dinard: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (22km)
  • Dinan: market Thursday (24km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (25km)
  • Saint-Lunaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (27km)

More information about Mont-Dol, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Mont-Dol, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Montmarin (21km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (22km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (22km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (24km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (33km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île des Rimains (13km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (15km)
  • Île des Landes (17km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (17km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (17km)
  • Île du Guesclin (17km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (18km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (19km)
  • Île Besnard (19km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (20km)
  • Couesnon (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (20km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (21km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (22km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (22km)
  • Cézembre (25km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (27km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (30km)
  • Chausey (31km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (41km)
  • Cap Frehel (42km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (44km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (45km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (49km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (44km)

Geography and distances

Mont-Dol is in the north-west of France at 51 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Mont-Dol is 304 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mont-Dol

Canton: Dol-de-Bretagne

Arrondissement: Saint-Malo

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35120

Distance to Mont-Dol

from Rennes (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 304 km

from Calais: 371 km

from Nice: 881 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 700 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 Mont-Dol from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baguer-Morvan, Baguer-Pican, Cherrueix, Dol-de-Bretagne, Hirel, La Fresnais, Le Vivier-sur-Mer, Plerguer and Roz-Landrieux.

This page in French: Visiter Mont-Dol

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