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Photo is of Vitre at 14 km from Prince

Visit Prince: highlights and tourist information

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

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!

Vitre

Vitre

at 14 km (direction south-west)

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

See Vitre guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fougeres guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 27 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
Laval

Laval

at 28 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide
 
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Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 36 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
Jublains

Jublains

at 44 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins...

See Jublains guide
Rennes

Rennes

at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets...

See Domfront guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 56 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Bagnoles de l'Orne

Bagnoles de l'Orne

at 61 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

The town of Bagnoles-de-l'Orne is very pleasant, and well...

See Bagnoles de l'Orne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Prince

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Prince, France

What to do at Prince? 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)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

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

Prince is in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Prince is 263 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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