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Saint-Germain-en-Cogles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fougeres at 7 km from Saint-Germain-en-Cogles

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Saint-Germain-en-Cogles is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fougeres at 7 km and Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Germain-en-Cogles, 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-en-Cogles in Brittany.

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

Fougeres

Fougeres

at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Fougeres guide
Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

Saint-Brice-en-Cogles

at 8 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel

Heritage Site at 31 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

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

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 31 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
 
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Vitre

Vitre

at 32 km (direction south)

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

See Vitre guide
Combourg

Combourg

at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Combourg guide
Dol-de-Bretagne

Dol-de-Bretagne

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide
Mont-Dol

Mont-Dol

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Mont-Dol guide
Chateaugiron

Chateaugiron

at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Rennes

Rennes

at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rennes guide
Mayenne (town)

Mayenne (town)

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

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

See Mayenne (town) guide
Domfront

Domfront

at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in...

See Domfront guide
Cancale

Cancale

at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

Cancale is the perfect place to try the famous Brittany oysters,...

See Cancale guide
Laval

Laval

at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Mayenne department

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

See Laval guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Germain-en-Cogles

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Markets in and near Saint-Germain-en-Cogles

  • Fougeres: market Saturday (8km)
  • Louvigne-du-Desert: market Friday (13km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (14km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-du-Harcouet: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Ernee: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (28km)
  • Vitre: market Monday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Germain-en-Cogles, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (1km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (18km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (19km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (21km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (35km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (38km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Fougères (7km)
  • Source - Couesnon (18km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (21km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (29km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (30km)
  • Couesnon (30km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (30km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (30km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (30km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (31km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (31km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (33km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (34km)
  • Étang de la Valière (35km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (40km)
  • Île des Rimains (52km)
  • Île des Landes (54km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (55km)

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 (41km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (43km)
  • Le Rheu (52km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Germain-en-Cogles is in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Germain-en-Cogles is 270 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Germain-en-Cogles

Canton: Saint-Brice-en-Coglès

Arrondissement: Fougères

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35133

Distance to Saint-Germain-en-Cogles

from Rennes (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 270 km

from Calais: 361 km

from Nice: 840 km

from Bordeaux: 400 km

from Strasbourg: 664 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-en-Cogles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Chatellier, Lecousse, Montours, Parigne and Saint-Etienne-en-Cogles.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Germain-en-Cogles

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