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Montfort-sur-Meu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montfort-sur-Meu in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Becherel at 18 km from Montfort-sur-Meu

Visit Montfort-sur-Meu: highlights and tourist information

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Montfort-sur-Meu is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Becherel at 18 km and Paimpont at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Montfort-sur-Meu, 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 Montfort-sur-Meu in Brittany.

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



at 18 km (direction )

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

See Becherel guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 34 km (direction north-east)

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

See Combourg guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-west), 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 36 km (direction north-north-west), 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 36 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Langon guide


at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and the...

See Plancoet guide


at 48 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

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

See Josselin guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montfort-sur-Meu


Markets in and near Montfort-sur-Meu

Market days in Montfort-sur-Meu: weekly market: Friday;

  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (0km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (10km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (18km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (18km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (20km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (21km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Montfort-sur-Meu, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Montfort-sur-Meu, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (12km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (18km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (29km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (32km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (46km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (19km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (21km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (21km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (29km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (30km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (32km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (32km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (40km)
  • Source - Rance (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Rheu (13km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (21km)
  • Saint-Juvat (25km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (26km)
  • La Gacilly (43km)

Geography and distances

Montfort-sur-Meu is in the north-west of France at 21 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Montfort-sur-Meu is 327 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montfort-sur-Meu

Canton: Montfort-sur-Meu

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35160

Distance to Montfort-sur-Meu

from Rennes (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 327 km

from Calais: 416 km

from Nice: 866 km

from Bordeaux: 382 km

from Strasbourg: 718 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 Montfort-sur-Meu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bedee, Breteil, Iffendic, La Nouaye, Pleumeleuc, Saint-Uniac and Talensac.

This page in French: Visiter Montfort-sur-Meu

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