Mont-Dol tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mont-Dol in Ille-et-Vilaine

Visit Mont-Dol: highlights and tourist information

Travel Guide  To Visit  Attractions 

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

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.

Mont-Dol is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 51 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Mont-Dol is 304 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

... 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

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)

  • Dol-de-Bretagne (3km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (35km)
  • Ducey (36km)
  • Bedee (45km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

Mont-Dol 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 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