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Saint-Christophe-de-Valains tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 10 km from Saint-Christophe-de-Valains

Visit Saint-Christophe-de-Valains: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Christophe-de-Valains is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 10 km and Fougeres at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Christophe-de-Valains, 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-Christophe-de-Valains in Brittany.

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



at 10 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide


at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


Heritage Site at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mont-Dol guide


at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Becherel guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 45 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 46 km (direction west-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
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the 12th...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Dinan castle is an imposing medieval castle which also has views across...

See Chateau de Dinan guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Christophe-de-Valains


Markets in and near Saint-Christophe-de-Valains

  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (10km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (15km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (22km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (23km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (23km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (23km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (24km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (26km)

More information about Saint-Christophe-de-Valains, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Christophe-de-Valains, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (13km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (14km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (17km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (26km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (29km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (34km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (37km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (44km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (15km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (17km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (19km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (21km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (22km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (23km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (26km)
  • Source - Couesnon (29km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (31km)
  • Couesnon (31km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (33km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (34km)
  • Étang de la Valière (35km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (41km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (45km)
  • Île des Rimains (47km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (50km)
  • Île des Landes (50km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (51km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (51km)
  • Île du Guesclin (52km)
  • Vallée du Canut (53km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (53km)
  • Île Besnard (54km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (55km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (55km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (28km)
  • Juvigne (33km)
  • Le Rheu (37km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (39km)
  • Saint-Juvat (44km)
  • Saint-Malo (55km)
  • Dinard (55km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Christophe-de-Valains is in the north-west of France at 31 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Christophe-de-Valains is 285 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Christophe-de-Valains

Canton: Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35140

Distance to Saint-Christophe-de-Valains

from Rennes (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 285 km

from Calais: 375 km

from Nice: 847 km

from Bordeaux: 395 km

from Strasbourg: 678 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-Christophe-de-Valains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baille, Chauvigne, Gahard, Le Tiercent, Mezieres-sur-Couesnon, Romazy, Saint-Jean-sur-Couesnon, Saint-Marc-le-Blanc, Saint-Ouen-Des-Alleux and Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Christophe-de-Valains

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