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Rimou tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rimou in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 11 km from Rimou

Visit Rimou: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 11 km and Combourg at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rimou, 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 Rimou in Brittany.

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



at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 18 km (direction west)

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

See Combourg guide


at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


Heritage Site at 26 km (direction west-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 27 km (direction north-west)

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which...

See Mont-Dol guide


at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 34 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 39 km (direction north-west)

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters, fresh...

See Cancale guide


Most Beautiful Village at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary...

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 39 km (direction south)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 39 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two...

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 40 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide

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

Map of places to visit near Rimou


Markets in and near Rimou

  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (18km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (18km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (20km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (21km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (24km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (24km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (26km)

More information about Rimou, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Rimou, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (5km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (7km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (19km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (29km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (32km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (34km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (35km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (45km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (13km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (20km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (21km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (24km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (24km)
  • Couesnon (24km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (26km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (28km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (31km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (34km)
  • Source - Couesnon (35km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (38km)
  • Île des Rimains (39km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (40km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (42km)
  • Île des Landes (42km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (42km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (43km)
  • Étang de la Valière (43km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (43km)
  • Île du Guesclin (44km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (46km)
  • Île Besnard (46km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (47km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (47km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (47km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (49km)
  • Cézembre (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (32km)
  • Le Rheu (39km)
  • Saint-Juvat (40km)
  • Juvigne (40km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (42km)
  • Saint-Malo (47km)

Geography and distances

Rimou is in the north-west of France at 34 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Rimou is 288 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rimou

Canton: Antrain

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35560

Distance to Rimou

from Rennes (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 288 km

from Calais: 373 km

from Nice: 855 km

from Bordeaux: 402 km

from Strasbourg: 682 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 Rimou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bazouges-la-Perouse, Chauvigne, Romazy and Tremblay.

This page in French: Visiter Rimou

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