Saint-Helen tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Helen: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Helen is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 60 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Saint-Helen is 319 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Dinan at 7 km and Saint-Suliac at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Helen, 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-Helen in Brittany.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cotes-d'Armor

Map of places to visit near Saint-Helen

Markets in and near Saint-Helen

  • Dinan: market Thursday (7km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (17km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Dinard: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (20km)
  • Saint-Malo: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (21km)
  • Lancieux: market Tuesday & Tuesday (21km)
  • Plancoet: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Lunaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer: market Friday (22km)

More information about Saint-Helen, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Helen, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Saint-Helen.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (9km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (14km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (19km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (31km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (35km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Estuaire de la Rance (10km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (14km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (20km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (20km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (24km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (24km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (24km)
  • Cézembre (24km)
  • Île Besnard (24km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (25km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (25km)
  • Île des Rimains (25km)
  • Île du Guesclin (26km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (27km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (28km)
  • Île des Landes (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (34km)
  • Cap Frehel (35km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (37km)
  • Couesnon (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (40km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (43km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (43km)
  • Chausey (44km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (45km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (46km)
  • Source - Rance (47km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Juvat (14km)
  • Saint-Malo (21km)
  • Le Rheu (43km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (47km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Helen

Canton: Dinan-Est

Arrondissement: Dinan

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22100

Distance to Saint-Helen

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 319 km

from Calais: 389 km

from Nice: 886 km

from Bordeaux: 418 km

from Strasbourg: 715 km

Getting here

Saint-Helen is in the north-west of France. Most visitors arrive by car, often from a ferry port such as Roscoff or Saint Malo nearby on the northern Brittany coast. For driving distances to Saint-Helen from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Vicomte-sur-Rance, Lanvallay, Lehon, Les Champs-Geraux, Miniac-Morvan, Pleudihen-sur-Rance, Saint-Pierre-de-Plesguen, Saint-Samson-sur-Rance, Taden and Tresse.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Helen