Poilley tourism and travel guide

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Visit Poilley: highlights and tourist information

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Poilley is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 50 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Poilley is 269 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 10 km and Fougeres at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Poilley, 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 Poilley in Brittany.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Poilley

Markets in and near Poilley

  • Saint-James: market Monday (8km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (10km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (14km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (25km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (25km)
  • Brecey: market Friday (30km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (31km)

More information about Poilley, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Poilley, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (6km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (16km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (21km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (23km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (39km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (11km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (19km)
  • Source - Couesnon (23km)
  • Couesnon (25km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (25km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (27km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (32km)
  • 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 Cantache (37km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (37km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (37km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (38km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (40km)
  • Étang de la Valière (42km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (42km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (46km)
  • Île des Rimains (48km)
  • Île des Landes (50km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (51km)
  • Chausey (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (10km)
  • Ducey (17km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne (37km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (31km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (41km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (46km)
  • Le Rheu (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (41km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Poilley

Canton: Louvigné-du-Désert

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35420

Distance to Poilley

from Rennes (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 269 km

from Calais: 356 km

from Nice: 844 km

from Bordeaux: 407 km

from Strasbourg: 663 km

Getting here

Poilley 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 Poilley from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Chatellier, Le Ferre, Melle, Monthault, Montours, Parigne and Villamee.

This page in French: Visiter Poilley