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Montautour tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montautour in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Vitre at 10 km from Montautour

Visit Montautour: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 10 km and Fougeres at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montautour, 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 Montautour in Brittany.

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



at 10 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vitre guide


at 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

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

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 32 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes guide


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

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

See Jublains guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide


Heritage Site at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 57 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide


at 59 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montautour


Markets in and near Montautour

  • Vitre: market Monday (10km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (16km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (20km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (21km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (27km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (27km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (31km)

More information about Montautour, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Montautour, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (14km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (20km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (25km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (30km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (38km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (39km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (4km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (7km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (10km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (12km)
  • Étang de la Valière (12km)
  • Source - Couesnon (13km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (16km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (21km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (21km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (29km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (32km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (32km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (40km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (9km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (35km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (45km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (46km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (46km)

Geography and distances

Montautour is in the north-west of France at 41 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Montautour is 267 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montautour

Canton: Vitré-Est

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35210

Distance to Montautour

from Rennes (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 267 km

from Calais: 374 km

from Nice: 820 km

from Bordeaux: 377 km

from Strasbourg: 658 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 Montautour from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Balaze, Bourgon, Chatillon-en-Vendelais, Montreuil-Des-Landes, Prince and Saint-M-Herve.

This page in French: Visiter Montautour

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