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Saint-Armel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Armel in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Chateaugiron at 8 km from Saint-Armel

Visit Saint-Armel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 8 km and Rennes at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Armel, 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 Saint-Armel in Brittany.

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

Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Rennes

Rennes

at 13 km (direction north-west)

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

See Rennes guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 31 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vitre guide
Langon

Langon

at 38 km (direction south-west)

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

See Langon guide
 
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Becherel

Becherel

at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Becherel guide
Paimpont

Paimpont

at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Paimpont guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 47 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 48 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide
Redon

Redon

at 54 km (direction south-west)

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

See Redon guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also...

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide
Dinan

Dinan

at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of Dinan ensure...

See Dinan guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 59 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Armel

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Markets in and near Saint-Armel

  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (7km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (12km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (13km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (16km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (18km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (19km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (20km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (20km)

More information about Saint-Armel, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Armel, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (12km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (21km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (41km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (49km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (52km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rennes (20km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (20km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (22km)
  • Vallée du Canut (23km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (23km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (27km)
  • Étang de la Valière (33km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (36km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (37km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (39km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (39km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (39km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (41km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (43km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (52km)
  • Source - Couesnon (52km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (9km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (12km)
  • Le Rheu (18km)
  • Juvigne (48km)
  • La Gacilly (49km)
  • Saint-Juvat (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Armel is in the north-west of France at 13 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Armel is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Armel

Canton: Châteaugiron

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35230

Distance to Saint-Armel

from Rennes (prefecture): 13 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 411 km

from Nice: 836 km

from Bordeaux: 362 km

from Strasbourg: 693 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 Saint-Armel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourgbarre, Chanteloup, Corps-Nuds, Domloup, Nouvoitou, Orgeres, Saint-Erblon and Vern-sur-Seiche.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Armel

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