Saint-Marcan tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Marcan: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Marcan is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 53 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Marcan is 294 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Mont-Dol at 10 km and Dol-de-Bretagne at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Marcan, 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-Marcan in Brittany.

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

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Marcan

Markets in and near Saint-Marcan

  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (10km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Cancale: market Sunday (19km)
  • Carolles: market Thursday (19km)
  • Jullouville: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (22km)
  • Avranches: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (24km)
  • Saint-Pair-sur-Mer: market Thursday (26km)
  • Ducey: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Saint-Marcan, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Marcan, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (18km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (18km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (29km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (31km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (34km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (40km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Embouchure - Couesnon (10km)
  • Couesnon (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (13km)
  • Île des Rimains (18km)
  • Île des Landes (20km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (21km)
  • Île du Guesclin (23km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (23km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (25km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (26km)
  • Île Besnard (26km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (27km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (27km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (28km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (30km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (31km)
  • Chausey (31km)
  • Cézembre (34km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (40km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (41km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (41km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (42km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (43km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (44km)
  • Forêt de Saint-Sever (50km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (52km)
  • Source - Couesnon (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Dol-de-Bretagne (9km)
  • Ducey (26km)
  • Saint-Brice-en-Cogles (28km)
  • Villedieu-les-Poeles (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Malo (29km)
  • Saint-Juvat (40km)
  • Juvigne (59km)
  • Domjean (63km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Champrepus (36km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Marcan

Canton: Pleine-Fougères

Arrondissement: Saint-Malo

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35120

Distance to Saint-Marcan

from Rennes (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 294 km

from Calais: 363 km

from Nice: 874 km

from Bordeaux: 425 km

from Strasbourg: 690 km

Getting here

Saint-Marcan is in the north-west of France. 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-Marcan from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baguer-Pican, Cherrueix, Roz-sur-Couesnon, Sains and Saint-Broladre.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Marcan