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Parigne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fougeres at 8 km from Parigne

Visit Parigne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fougeres at 8 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Parigne, 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 Parigne in Brittany.

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

Fougeres

Fougeres

at 8 km (direction south)

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

See Fougeres guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 26 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 33 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
 
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Vitre

Vitre

at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Vitre guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Combourg guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

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

See Domfront guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 44 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Dol guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 48 km (direction south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Rennes

Rennes

at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rennes guide
Laval

Laval

at 50 km (direction south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide
Vire

Vire

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Calvados department

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

See Vire guide

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

Map of places to visit near Parigne

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Markets in and near Parigne

  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (8km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (14km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (24km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Parigne, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (5km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (16km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (22km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (26km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (33km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (4km)
  • Source - Couesnon (16km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (25km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (31km)
  • Couesnon (32km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (32km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (33km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (35km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (35km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (35km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (36km)
  • Étang de la Valière (37km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (38km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (41km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (25km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (37km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (45km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (46km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (57km)
  • Le Rheu (58km)
 
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Geography and distances

Parigne is in the north-west of France at 50 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Parigne is 265 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Parigne

Canton: Fougères-Nord

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35133

Distance to Parigne

from Rennes (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 265 km

from Calais: 356 km

from Nice: 837 km

from Bordeaux: 402 km

from Strasbourg: 659 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 Parigne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Landean, Le Chatellier, Poilley, Saint-Germain-en-Cogles and Villamee.

This page in French: Visiter Parigne

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