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Redon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Redon: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town, Redon is very enjoyable to explore

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Redon. For detailed visitor information see the Redon travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Langon at 20 km and La Roche-Bernard at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Redon, 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 Redon in Brittany.

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



at 19 km (direction west-north-west), in the Morbihan department

Now listed as one of the 'most beautiful villages...

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Langon guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 22 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

The river harbour and historic old town centre make...

See La Roche-Bernard guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Away from the beaches, Briere Regional Natural Parc is the second largest...

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Guerande is one of the most interesting towns in Pays-de-la-Loire, with its...

See Guerande guide


Seaside resort at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The beach at Saint-Brevin-les-Pins is the main attraction and...

See Saint-Brevin-les-Pins guide


Seaside resort at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The emphasis in Pornichet, immediately south of La Baule, is most certainly...

See Pornichet guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The fishing harbour and traditional granite houses in Piriac-sur-Mer create...

See Piriac-sur-Mer guide
La Turballe

La Turballe

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Less developed than some resorts here, the centre of activity...

See La Turballe guide
La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

La Baule-Escoblac is a very pleasant and popular resort with...

See La Baule guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Josselin has a 1000 year history and includes...

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Morbihan department

The castle and the river are the centre of...

See Josselin guide
Le Pouliguen

Le Pouliguen

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

If you visit the beach resort of Le Pouligueun...

See Le Pouliguen guide

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

Map of places to visit near Redon


Markets in and near Redon

Market days in Redon: weekly market: Saturday & Monday all day & Friday;

  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (0km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (13km)
  • La Roche-Bernard: market Thursday (22km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (24km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (27km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (28km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (28km)
  • Herbignac: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Muzillac: market Friday (32km)

More information about Redon, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Redon, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île-aux-Pies (8km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (8km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (36km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (37km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (38km)
  • Vallée du Canut (39km)
  • Loire Estuaire (40km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (28km)
  • Elven (39km)
  • Josselin (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (24km)

Geography and distances

Redon is in the north-west of France at 60 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Redon is 355 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Redon

Canton: Redon

Arrondissement: Redon

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35600

Distance to Redon

from Rennes (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 355 km

from Calais: 465 km

from Nice: 848 km

from Bordeaux: 334 km

from Strasbourg: 737 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 Redon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allaire, Bains-sur-Oust, Rieux, Saint-Jean-la-Poterie, Saint-Nicolas-de-Redon, Saint-Perreux and Saint-Vincent-sur-Oust.

This page in French: Visiter Redon

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