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Saint-Germain-du-Pinel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Vitre at 13 km from Saint-Germain-du-Pinel

Visit Saint-Germain-du-Pinel: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Germain-du-Pinel is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 13 km and Chateaugiron at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Germain-du-Pinel, 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-Germain-du-Pinel in Brittany.

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

Vitre

Vitre

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Vitre guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Laval

Laval

at 30 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the...

See Laval guide
Fougeres

Fougeres

at 38 km (direction east)

The castle and historic lower town are the main...

See Fougeres guide
 
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Rennes

Rennes

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rennes guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 47 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Quite a small town, the highlight of a visit to...

See Mayenne (town) guide
Jublains

Jublains

at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Here in Jublains you can visit the roman ruins...

See Jublains guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 62 km (direction north-west)

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

See Combourg guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 65 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way...

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Lassay-les-Chateaux

Lassay-les-Chateaux

at 69 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Small town with two 15th century castles and a popular...

See Lassay-les-Chateaux guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-du-Pinel

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Markets in and near Saint-Germain-du-Pinel

  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (13km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (20km)
  • Craon: market Monday (25km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (26km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (26km)
  • Laval: market Tuesday & Saturday all day (30km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (30km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-du-Pinel, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (12km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (24km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (29km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (32km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (35km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de la Valière (9km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (10km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (12km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (16km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (16km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (24km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (24km)
  • Source - Couesnon (34km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (35km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (38km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (42km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (26km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (35km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (40km)
  • Coudray (46km)
  • Chenille-Change (51km)
  • Saint-Loup-du-Gast (60km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-du-Pinel is in the north-west of France at 40 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-du-Pinel is 276 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-du-Pinel

Canton: Argentré-du-Plessis

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35370

Distance to Saint-Germain-du-Pinel

from Rennes (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 276 km

from Calais: 393 km

from Nice: 809 km

from Bordeaux: 356 km

from Strasbourg: 662 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-Germain-du-Pinel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Argentre-du-Plessis, Availles-sur-Seiche, Brielles, Cuille, Domalain, Etrelles, Gennes-sur-Seiche and Moutiers.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-du-Pinel

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