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Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Rennes at 6 km from Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande

Visit Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 6 km and Chateaugiron at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande, 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-Jacques-de-la-Lande in Brittany.

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



at 6 km (direction north-east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 34 km (direction west)

Paimpont is well known for its 'magical forest', part...

See Paimpont guide


at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Combourg guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-west)

Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a Roman...

See Langon guide


at 46 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
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide


at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The extensive medieval centre of the walled town of Dinan ensure...

See Dinan guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 49 km (direction 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 church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large...

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide


at 50 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande


Markets in and near Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande

  • Bruz: market Friday (5km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (10km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (14km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (14km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (16km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (17km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (19km)

More information about Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (11km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (15km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (30km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (39km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (44km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (47km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (17km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (17km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (20km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (21km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (24km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (31km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (33km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (34km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (34km)
  • Étang de la Valière (41km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (44km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (44km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (46km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (50km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (3km)
  • Le Rheu (7km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (10km)
  • Saint-Juvat (40km)
  • La Gacilly (46km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande is in the north-west of France at 6 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande is 312 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande

Canton: Rennes-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35136

Distance to Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande

from Rennes (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 312 km

from Calais: 411 km

from Nice: 847 km

from Bordeaux: 370 km

from Strasbourg: 702 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-Jacques-de-la-Lande from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bruz, Chartres-de-Bretagne, Chavagne, Le Rheu, Rennes, Saint-Erblon and Vezin-le-Coquet.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande

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