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Moutiers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Moutiers in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Vitre at 17 km from Moutiers

Visit Moutiers: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 17 km and Chateaugiron at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Moutiers, 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 Moutiers in Brittany.

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



at 17 km (direction )

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

See Vitre guide


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 35 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 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 51 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langon guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 58 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit...

See Mayenne (town) guide


at 63 km (direction north-west)

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

See Combourg guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 64 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it combines...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide

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

Map of places to visit near Moutiers


Markets in and near Moutiers

  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (17km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (21km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (22km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (24km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Craon: market Monday (24km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (25km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Moutiers, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Moutiers, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (17km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (24km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (28km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (38km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de la Valière (15km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (16km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (18km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (19km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (22km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (25km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (30km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (36km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (39km)
  • Source - Couesnon (40km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (32km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (34km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (38km)
  • Le Rheu (46km)
  • Coudray (47km)
  • Chenille-Change (50km)

Geography and distances

Moutiers is in the north-west of France at 38 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Moutiers is 281 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Moutiers

Canton: Guerche-de-Bretagne

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35130

Distance to Moutiers

from Rennes (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 281 km

from Calais: 399 km

from Nice: 810 km

from Bordeaux: 351 km

from Strasbourg: 666 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 Moutiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Availles-sur-Seiche, Bais, Domalain, La Guerche-de-Bretagne, La Selle-Guerchaise, Mousse, Rannee and Saint-Germain-du-Pinel.

This page in French: Visiter Moutiers

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