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Poce-les-Bois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Poce-les-Bois in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Vitre at 3 km from Poce-les-Bois

Visit Poce-les-Bois: highlights and tourist information

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Poce-les-Bois is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 3 km and Chateaugiron at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Poce-les-Bois, 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 Poce-les-Bois in Brittany.

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



at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 34 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 36 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 43 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 52 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


at 61 km (direction north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 63 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Poce-les-Bois


Markets in and near Poce-les-Bois

  • Vitre: market Monday (3km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (11km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (19km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (21km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (22km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (25km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (26km)

More information about Poce-les-Bois, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Poce-les-Bois, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (3km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (20km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (27km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (30km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (34km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (37km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (42km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de la Cantache (3km)
  • Étang de la Valière (7km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (9km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (11km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (13km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (14km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (14km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (23km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (25km)
  • Source - Couesnon (26km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (27km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (32km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (20km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (26km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (35km)
  • Le Rheu (41km)
  • Coudray (57km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (58km)

Geography and distances

Poce-les-Bois is in the north-west of France at 32 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Poce-les-Bois is 278 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Poce-les-Bois

Canton: Vitré-Ouest

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35500

Distance to Poce-les-Bois

from Rennes (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 278 km

from Calais: 387 km

from Nice: 821 km

from Bordeaux: 368 km

from Strasbourg: 667 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 Poce-les-Bois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champeaux, Cornille, Landavran, Montreuil-sous-Perouse, Saint-Aubin-Des-Landes, Torce and Vitre.

This page in French: Visiter Poce-les-Bois

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