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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!

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

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
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 18 km (direction east)

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

See Fougeres guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide
Vitre

Vitre

at 30 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vitre guide
 
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Rennes

Rennes

at 31 km (direction south-west)

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

See Rennes guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

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...

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Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 35 km (direction north-west)

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

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Becherel

Becherel

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...

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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

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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)

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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)
 
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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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