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Retiers tourism and travel guide

Photo of Retiers in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Chateaugiron at 18 km from Retiers

Visit Retiers: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 18 km and Vitre at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Retiers, 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 Retiers in Brittany.

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



at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langon guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide


at 51 km (direction north-north-east)

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but...

See Fougeres guide


at 60 km (direction north-west)

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

See Becherel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Retiers


Markets in and near Retiers

  • Janze: market Wednesday (10km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (18km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (22km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (24km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (24km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (27km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (27km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (29km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (30km)

More information about Retiers, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Retiers, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (25km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (33km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (40km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (51km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de la Valière (26km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (26km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (27km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (29km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (30km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (33km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (34km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (35km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (38km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (39km)
  • Vallée du Canut (39km)
  • Source - Couesnon (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (33km)
  • Bedee (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (29km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (29km)
  • Le Rheu (38km)
  • Juvigne (44km)

Geography and distances

Retiers is in the north-west of France at 32 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Retiers is 295 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Retiers

Canton: Retiers

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35240

Distance to Retiers

from Rennes (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 295 km

from Calais: 411 km

from Nice: 816 km

from Bordeaux: 347 km

from Strasbourg: 679 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 Retiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arbrissel, Coesmes, Esse, Le Theil-de-Bretagne, Marcille-Robert, Sainte-Colombe and Visseiche.

This page in French: Visiter Retiers

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