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Monthault tourism and travel guide

Photo of Monthault in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 17 km from Monthault

Visit Monthault: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 17 km and Fougeres at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Monthault, 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 Monthault in Brittany.

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

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 18 km (direction south)

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

See Fougeres guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
 
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Domfront

Domfront

at 40 km (direction east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Vire

Vire

at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

When you visit Vire be sure to also explore the...

See Vire guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 43 km (direction south)

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

See Vitre guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Combourg guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 43 km (direction west)

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which...

See Mont-Dol guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach,...

See Granville guide
Cancale

Cancale

at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany...

See Cancale guide
Rennes

Rennes

at 57 km (direction south-west)

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

See Rennes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Monthault

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Markets in and near Monthault

  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (5km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (11km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (18km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (23km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (24km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Monthault, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (12km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (23km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (24km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (27km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (39km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (24km)
  • Source - Couesnon (24km)
  • Couesnon (27km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (27km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (31km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (36km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (39km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (41km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (42km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (43km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (43km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (43km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (44km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (46km)
  • Chausey (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (33km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (36km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (46km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (37km)
 
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Geography and distances

Monthault is in the north-west of France at 57 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Monthault is 262 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Monthault

Canton: Louvigné-du-Désert

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35420

Distance to Monthault

from Rennes (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 262 km

from Calais: 348 km

from Nice: 842 km

from Bordeaux: 411 km

from Strasbourg: 657 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 Monthault from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Hamelin, Louvigne-du-Desert, Melle, Poilley, Saint-Brice-de-Landelles, Saint-Martin-de-Landelles and Villamee.

This page in French: Visiter Monthault

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