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Montours tourism and travel guide

Photo of Montours in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 5 km from Montours

Visit Montours: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 5 km and Fougeres at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Montours, 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 Montours 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 5 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 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fougeres guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 26 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Combourg guide
 
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Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 35 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Vitre guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Dol guide
Rennes

Rennes

at 46 km (direction south-west)

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

See Rennes guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Cancale

Cancale

at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh...

See Cancale guide
Granville

Granville

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

Granville is best known for its long sandy beach, and the 19th...

See Granville guide
Becherel

Becherel

at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Becherel guide
Saint-Suliac

Saint-Suliac

Most Beautiful Village at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of...

See Saint-Suliac guide

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

Map of places to visit near Montours

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Markets in and near Montours

  • Saint-James: market Monday (9km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (14km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (14km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (21km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (27km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (29km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Montours, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (5km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (13km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (17km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (24km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (40km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (40km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (44km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (16km)
  • Source - Couesnon (24km)
  • Couesnon (25km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (25km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (25km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (27km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (31km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (32km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (33km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (34km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (34km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (36km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (38km)
  • Étang de la Valière (40km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (45km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (46km)
  • Île des Rimains (46km)
  • Île des Landes (49km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (50km)
  • Île du Guesclin (52km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (31km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (42km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (45km)
  • Le Rheu (52km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Montours is in the north-west of France at 46 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Montours is 273 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montours

Canton: Saint-Brice-en-Coglès

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35460

Distance to Montours

from Rennes (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 273 km

from Calais: 360 km

from Nice: 845 km

from Bordeaux: 405 km

from Strasbourg: 667 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 Montours from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cogles, La Selle-en-Cogles, Le Chatellier, Le Ferre, Poilley, Saint-Brice-en-Cogles, Saint-Etienne-en-Cogles and Saint-Germain-en-Cogles.

This page in French: Visiter Montours

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