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Parthenay-de-Bretagne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Parthenay-de-Bretagne in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Rennes at 14 km from Parthenay-de-Bretagne

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.

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!



at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Combourg guide


at 29 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Paimpont guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 33 km (direction 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 33 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide


at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of Dinan ensure its...

See Dinan guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 34 km (direction 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 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 42 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Mont-Dol guide


Most Beautiful Village at 44 km (direction north-north-west)

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of the River...

See Saint-Suliac guide

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

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

What to do at Parthenay-de-Bretagne? 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

Parthenay-de-Bretagne is in the north-west of France at 14 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Parthenay-de-Bretagne is 316 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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