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Saint-Peran tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Peran in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Paimpont at 9 km from Saint-Peran

Visit Saint-Peran: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Peran is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Paimpont at 9 km and Becherel at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Peran, 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-Peran in Brittany.

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



at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 28 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Becherel guide


at 29 km (direction east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

The castle and the river are the centre of your visit to...

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 40 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Langon guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 44 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Chateau de Dinan guide


at 44 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 44 km (direction east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 44 km (direction 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


at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Morbihan department

Now listed as one of the 'most beautiful villages in France'...

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 45 km (direction south-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


at 45 km (direction south)

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town,...

See Redon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saint-Peran


Markets in and near Saint-Peran

  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (7km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (12km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (16km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (18km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (19km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (23km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Ploermel: market Friday (29km)

More information about Saint-Peran, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Peran, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (14km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (28km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (40km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (40km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forges de Paimpont (9km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (10km)
  • Vallée du Canut (15km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (38km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (40km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (42km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (44km)
  • Source - Rance (45km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Bedee (16km)
  • Josselin (38km)
  • Grand-Fougeray (44km)
  • Elven (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Rheu (20km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (26km)
  • La Gacilly (33km)
  • Saint-Juvat (33km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (34km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (45km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (55km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Peran is in the north-west of France at 29 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Peran is 337 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Peran

Canton: Plélan-le-Grand

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35380

Distance to Saint-Peran

from Rennes (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 337 km

from Calais: 428 km

from Nice: 868 km

from Bordeaux: 375 km

from Strasbourg: 727 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-Peran from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Monterfil, Plelan-le-Grand, Saint-Malon-sur-Mel and Treffendel.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Peran

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