Parthenay-de-Bretagne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Parthenay-de-Bretagne: highlights and tourist information

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Parthenay-de-Bretagne is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 14 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Parthenay-de-Bretagne is 316 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 14 km and Becherel at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Parthenay-de-Bretagne, 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 Parthenay-de-Bretagne in Brittany.

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


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Map of places to visit near Parthenay-de-Bretagne

Markets in and near Parthenay-de-Bretagne

  • Pace: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (10km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (11km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (13km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (14km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (17km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (19km)

More information about Parthenay-de-Bretagne, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Parthenay-de-Bretagne, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Parthenay-de-Bretagne.

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (15km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (16km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (24km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (24km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (35km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (39km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (47km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (19km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (19km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (21km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (22km)
  • Vallée du Canut (25km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (31km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (32km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (32km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (41km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (43km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Rheu (10km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (18km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (19km)
  • Saint-Juvat (24km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Parthenay-de-Bretagne

Canton: Rennes-Nord-Ouest

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35850

Distance to Parthenay-de-Bretagne

from Rennes (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 316 km

from Calais: 405 km

from Nice: 861 km

from Bordeaux: 385 km

from Strasbourg: 708 km

Getting here

Parthenay-de-Bretagne is in the north-west of France. 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 Parthenay-de-Bretagne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Breteil, Clayes, Geveze, La Meziere, Pace, Romille and Saint-Gilles.

This page in French: Visiter Parthenay-de-Bretagne