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Ruca tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cap Frehel at 7 km from Ruca

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Visit Ruca: highlights and tourist information

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Ruca is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 32 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Ruca is 346 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cap Frehel at 7 km and Plancoet at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ruca, 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 Ruca in Brittany.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cotes-d'Armor

Map of places to visit near Ruca


Markets in and near Ruca

  • Matignon: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Plancoet: market Saturday (9km)
  • Saint-Cast-le-Guildo: market Monday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer: market Friday (12km)
  • Erquy: market Saturday (12km)
  • Lancieux: market Tuesday & Tuesday (15km)
  • Pleneuf-Val-Andre: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Lamballe: market Thursday all day (17km)
  • Saint-Lunaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Dinard: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (22km)

More information about Ruca, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Ruca, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Montmarin (21km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (32km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (37km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Îlot de la Colombière (12km)
  • Cap Frehel (13km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (15km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (17km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (17km)
  • Cézembre (23km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (24km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (24km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (25km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (26km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (27km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (29km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (31km)
  • Île Besnard (31km)
  • Source - Rance (33km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (35km)
  • Île du Guesclin (36km)
  • Île des Rimains (40km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (40km)
  • Île des Landes (40km)
  • Chausey (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Zooparc de Trégomeur (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ruca

Canton: Matignon

Arrondissement: Dinan

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22550

Distance to Ruca

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 346 km

from Calais: 401 km

from Nice: 916 km

from Bordeaux: 436 km

from Strasbourg: 742 km

Getting here

Ruca is in the north-west of France. Most visitors arrive by car, often from a ferry port such as Roscoff or Saint Malo nearby on the northern Brittany coast. For driving distances to Ruca from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Henanbihen, Landebia, Matignon, Pleboulle, Pluduno, Saint-Denoual and Saint-Potan.

This page in French: Visiter Ruca

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