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Pont-Pean tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Rennes at 11 km from Pont-Pean

Visit Pont-Pean: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 11 km and Chateaugiron at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pont-Pean, 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 Pont-Pean in Brittany.

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



at 11 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Langon guide


at 35 km (direction west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Combourg guide


at 49 km (direction south-west)

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town,...

See Redon guide


at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 53 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also...

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 55 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 55 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of...

See Dinan guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide

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Map of places to visit near Pont-Pean


Markets in and near Pont-Pean

  • Bruz: market Friday (4km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (11km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (15km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (18km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (19km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (19km)

More information about Pont-Pean, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Pont-Pean, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (13km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (17km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (36km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (45km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (15km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (22km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (25km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (25km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (26km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (33km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (35km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (35km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (37km)
  • Étang de la Valière (41km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (44km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (46km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (46km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (46km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (3km)
  • Le Rheu (12km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (14km)
  • La Gacilly (42km)
  • Saint-Juvat (46km)

Geography and distances

Pont-Pean is in the north-west of France at 11 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Pont-Pean is 313 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pont-Pean

Canton: Bruz

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35131

Distance to Pont-Pean

from Rennes (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 313 km

from Calais: 415 km

from Nice: 843 km

from Bordeaux: 363 km

from Strasbourg: 701 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 Pont-Pean from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bruz, Chartres-de-Bretagne, Laille, Orgeres and Saint-Erblon.

This page in French: Visiter Pont-Pean

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