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Mousse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Mousse in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Chateaugiron at 22 km from Mousse

Visit Mousse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 22 km and Vitre at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mousse, 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 Mousse in Brittany.

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



at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial town...

See Laval guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

The castle and historic lower town are the main...

See Fougeres guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langon guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 65 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mousse


Markets in and near Mousse

  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (21km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (21km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (22km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (23km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (23km)
  • Craon: market Monday (25km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (32km)

More information about Mousse, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Mousse, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (22km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (25km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (28km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (45km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (46km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de la Valière (21km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (22km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (24km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (24km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (28km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (28km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (35km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (37km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (40km)
  • Source - Couesnon (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (33km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (35km)
  • Juvigne (38km)
  • Le Rheu (44km)
  • Chenille-Change (51km)

Geography and distances

Mousse is in the north-west of France at 37 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Mousse is 287 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mousse

Canton: Guerche-de-Bretagne

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35130

Distance to Mousse

from Rennes (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 287 km

from Calais: 405 km

from Nice: 810 km

from Bordeaux: 347 km

from Strasbourg: 671 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 Mousse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbrissel, Availles-sur-Seiche, Drouges, La Guerche-de-Bretagne, Moutiers, Rannee and Visseiche.

This page in French: Visiter Mousse

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