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Saint-Meen-le-Grand tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Meen-le-Grand in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Paimpont at 19 km from Saint-Meen-le-Grand

Visit Saint-Meen-le-Grand: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Meen-le-Grand is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Paimpont at 19 km and Becherel at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Meen-le-Grand, 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-Meen-le-Grand in Brittany.

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



at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Becherel guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Chateau de Dinan guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the 12th...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 31 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Church of Saint-Malo in Dinan is a large 15th century...

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two of the most...

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

The castle and the river are the centre of...

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Josselin has a 1000 year history and...

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Quiet when compared with the coast towns in Brittany, Plancoet and...

See Plancoet guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The highlight in Moncontour is exploring the streets of half-timbered...

See Moncontour guide


at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 41 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Combourg guide


Seaside resort at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer is a small town on a peninsula in Brittany that...

See Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Meen-le-Grand


Markets in and near Saint-Meen-le-Grand

Market days in Saint-Meen-le-Grand: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (0km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (11km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (14km)
  • Broons: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (18km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (22km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Dinan: market Thursday (31km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Saint-Meen-le-Grand, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Meen-le-Grand, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (22km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (29km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (32km)
  • Jardin du Colombier (42km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Paimpont (19km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (22km)
  • Source - Rance (28km)
  • Vallée du Canut (32km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (44km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Juvat (21km)
  • Le Rheu (31km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (40km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (44km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Meen-le-Grand is in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Meen-le-Grand is 342 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Meen-le-Grand

Canton: Saint-Méen-le-Grand

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35290

Distance to Saint-Meen-le-Grand

from Rennes (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 342 km

from Calais: 423 km

from Nice: 884 km

from Bordeaux: 393 km

from Strasbourg: 735 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-Meen-le-Grand from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Crouais, Loscouet-sur-Meu and Saint-Onen-la-Chapelle.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Meen-le-Grand

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