Prince tourism and travel guide

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Visit Prince: highlights and tourist information

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Prince is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Prince is 263 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 14 km and Fougeres at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Prince, 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 Prince 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 Prince

Markets in and near Prince

  • Vitre: market Monday (14km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (16km)
  • Andouille: market Thursday (23km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (24km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (26km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (29km)
  • Gorron: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (30km)

More information about Prince, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Prince, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de la Pellerine (11km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (16km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (25km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (34km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (40km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (42km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (7km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (8km)
  • Source - Couesnon (11km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (11km)
  • Étang de la Valière (15km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (16km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (17km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (20km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (25km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (33km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (36km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (45km)
  • Couesnon (55km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (30km)
  • Ducey (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (4km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (40km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (41km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (42km)
  • La Cropte (53km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Prince

Canton: Vitré-Est

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35210

Distance to Prince

from Rennes (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 263 km

from Calais: 370 km

from Nice: 817 km

from Bordeaux: 378 km

from Strasbourg: 653 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourgon, Dompierre-du-Chemin, Juvigne, La Croixille, Montautour and Saint-M-Herve.

This page in French: Visiter Prince