Saint-Briac-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The resort of Saint-Briac-sur-Mer is an attractive destination with lovely views, several beaches and a charming village centre

Saint-Briac-sur-Mer is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Briac-sur-Mer. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Briac-sur-Mer travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Briac-sur-Mer in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer at 5 km and Dinard at 6 km.

Saint-Briac-sur-Mer, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 2 km (direction east-north-east)

Saint-Lunaire is a small resort, established west of Dinard in the 19th century...

See Saint-Lunaire guide


Seaside resort at 5 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer is a small town on a peninsula in Brittany that is surrounded by...

See Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer guide


at 6 km (direction east)

Dinard, estblished as a fashionable resort in the 19th century, is still one of...

See Dinard guide
Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

Dinard Pointe de la Malouine

at 6 km (direction east-north-east)

The Pointe de la Malouine in Dinard is a promontory west of the town...

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Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

Dinard Pointe du Moulinet

at 7 km (direction east)

The Pointe du Moulinet in Dinard is visited for the imposing neo-gothic villas and...

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Seaside resort at 9 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Saint-cast-le-Guildo is a small seaside resort with a sandy beach and easy access to...

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Emerald Coast

Emerald Coast

at 10 km (direction east)

The Emerald Coast in northern Brittany is extremely popular with visitors and contains numerous...

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at 10 km (direction east)

We were pleased to discover that Saint-Malo, often considered a ferry port, is also...

See Saint-Malo guide


at 13 km (direction south-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and the nearby valley...

See Plancoet guide


Most Beautiful Village at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of the River Rance in...

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 15 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Plévenon is a small village in Brittany near Cap Fréhel...

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Cap Frehel

Cap Frehel

at 17 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Cap-Fréhel is a scenic clifftop, viewpoint and coastal path...

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Seaside resort at 20 km (direction west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Sables-d'Or-les-Pins is a lovely beach on the Brittany coast...

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Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 20 km (direction south-south-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large 15th century church with interesting...

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Briac-sur-Mer

  • Lancieux: market Tuesday & Tuesday (2km)
  • Saint-Lunaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer: market Friday (5km)
  • Dinard: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Saint-Cast-le-Guildo: market Monday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Saint-Malo: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Matignon: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Plancoet: market Saturday (13km)
  • Dinan: market Thursday (20km)
  • Cancale: market Sunday (22km)

More information about Saint-Briac-sur-Mer, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Briac-sur-Mer, France

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

Grand sites of France

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Montmarin (8km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (31km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (39km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (48km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (48km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (3km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (5km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (7km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (7km)
  • Cézembre (8km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (10km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (13km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (14km)
  • Cap Frehel (15km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (15km)
  • Île Besnard (15km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (19km)
  • Île du Guesclin (19km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (24km)
  • Île des Rimains (24km)
  • Île des Landes (24km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (26km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (31km)
  • Chausey (36km)
  • Baie de Saint-Brieuc (39km)
  • Source - Rance (47km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (48km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Saint-Briac-sur-Mer is in the north-west of France at 66 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Briac-sur-Mer is 330 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Briac-sur-Mer

Canton: Dinard

Arrondissement: Saint-Malo

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35800

Distance to Saint-Briac-sur-Mer

from Rennes (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 330 km

from Calais: 386 km

from Nice: 907 km

from Bordeaux: 438 km

from Strasbourg: 726 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-Briac-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lancieux, Pleurtuit, Ploubalay, Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer and Saint-Lunaire.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Briac-sur-Mer