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Monterfil tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Paimpont at 15 km from Monterfil

Visit Monterfil: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Paimpont at 15 km and Rennes at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monterfil, 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 Monterfil in Brittany.

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



at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

Paimpont is well known for its 'magical forest', part...

See Paimpont guide


at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Becherel guide


at 36 km (direction east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a...

See Langon guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Combourg guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also has views...

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 44 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

The castle and the river are the centre of your visit...

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Josselin has a 1000 year history and includes both...

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town,...

See Redon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Monterfil


Markets in and near Monterfil

  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (8km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (12km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (16km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (18km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (21km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (23km)

More information about Monterfil, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Monterfil, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (9km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (26km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (34km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (37km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (53km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (12km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (15km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (15km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (33km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (34km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (37km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (39km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (41km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (43km)
  • Source - Rance (49km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Bedee (13km)
  • Grand-Fougeray (43km)
  • Josselin (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Rheu (14km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (20km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (28km)
  • Saint-Juvat (32km)
  • La Gacilly (36km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (49km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (59km)

Geography and distances

Monterfil is in the north-west of France at 23 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Monterfil is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monterfil

Canton: Plélan-le-Grand

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35160

Distance to Monterfil

from Rennes (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 331 km

from Calais: 423 km

from Nice: 864 km

from Bordeaux: 375 km

from Strasbourg: 721 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 Monterfil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Verger, Saint-Peran, Saint-Thurial, Talensac and Treffendel.

This page in French: Visiter Monterfil

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