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Mordelles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mordelles in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Rennes at 13 km from Mordelles

Visit Mordelles: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 13 km and Paimpont at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mordelles, 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 Mordelles in Brittany.

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



at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Combourg guide


at 39 km (direction south)

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

See Langon guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

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

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

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the 12th...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide


at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 45 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide


at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Redon guide


at 52 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mordelles


Markets in and near Mordelles

Market days in Mordelles: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (9km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (11km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (19km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (19km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (20km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (20km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (21km)

More information about Mordelles, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Mordelles, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (3km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (24km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (26km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (36km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (47km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (51km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (11km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (23km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (24km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (25km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (26km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (28km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (33km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (33km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (43km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Rheu (5km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (11km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (19km)
  • Saint-Juvat (34km)
  • La Gacilly (40km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (55km)

Geography and distances

Mordelles is in the north-west of France at 13 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Mordelles is 321 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mordelles

Canton: Mordelles

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35310

Distance to Mordelles

from Rennes (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 321 km

from Calais: 417 km

from Nice: 856 km

from Bordeaux: 373 km

from Strasbourg: 711 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 Mordelles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breal-sous-Montfort, Chavagne, Cintre, La Chapelle-Thouarault, Le Rheu and Talensac.

This page in French: Visiter Mordelles

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