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Photo of Renac in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Langon at 10 km from Renac

Visit Renac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Langon at 10 km and Redon at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Renac, 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 Renac in Brittany.

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



at 10 km (direction east)

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

See Langon guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Redon guide


at 27 km (direction west), in the Morbihan department

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

The river harbour and historic old town centre make La Roche-Bernard...

See La Roche-Bernard guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Paimpont guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

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

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

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide


at 49 km (direction north-east)

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

See Rennes guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Morbihan department

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Morbihan department

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

See Josselin guide


at 51 km (direction north-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 55 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 56 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Pornichet guide


at 57 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 Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See La Baule guide

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

Map of places to visit near Renac


Markets in and near Renac

  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (11km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (13km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (19km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (26km)
  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (32km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (33km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (33km)
  • La Roche-Bernard: market Thursday (33km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (36km)

More information about Renac, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Renac, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (37km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île-aux-Pies (11km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (19km)
  • Vallée du Canut (29km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (33km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (36km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (45km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Gacilly (13km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (27km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (41km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (43km)
  • Le Rheu (44km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (52km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (34km)

Geography and distances

Renac is in the north-west of France at 49 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Renac is 344 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Renac

Canton: Redon

Arrondissement: Redon

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35660

Distance to Renac

from Rennes (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 344 km

from Calais: 454 km

from Nice: 844 km

from Bordeaux: 338 km

from Strasbourg: 727 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 Renac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-de-Brain, Masserac, Saint-Just and Sainte-Marie.

This page in French: Visiter Renac

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