Saint-Pern tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Becherel at 3 km from Saint-Pern

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Pern in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Becherel at 3 km and Chateau de Dinan at 19 km.

Saint-Pern, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Becherel guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 19 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 19 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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at 19 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 19 km (direction north-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 19 km (direction north-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


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Combourg guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Rennes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of the River...

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

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

See Plancoet guide


at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 34 km (direction north-east)

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the...

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at 35 km (direction north-east)

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which...

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

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

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Pern


Markets in and near Saint-Pern

  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (11km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (17km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (19km)
  • Dinan: market Thursday (19km)
  • Broons: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (22km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (23km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (26km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Pern, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (3km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (14km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (28km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (33km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (37km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (39km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (26km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (30km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (31km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (33km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (33km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (34km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (35km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (35km)
  • Vallée du Canut (35km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (39km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (40km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (41km)
  • Source - Rance (41km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (43km)
  • Cézembre (44km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (44km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (44km)
  • Île Besnard (45km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (45km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (45km)
  • Île des Rimains (45km)
  • Cap Frehel (50km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (51km)
  • Couesnon (51km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (55km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Juvat (8km)
  • Le Rheu (25km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (34km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (34km)
  • Saint-Malo (40km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Pern is in the north-west of France at 30 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Saint-Pern is 325 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Pern

Canton: Bécherel

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35190

Distance to Saint-Pern

from Rennes (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 325 km

from Calais: 405 km

from Nice: 877 km

from Bordeaux: 399 km

from Strasbourg: 718 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-Pern from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Becherel, Irodouer, Landujan, Longaulnay, Medreac, Miniac-sous-Becherel, Plouasne, Saint-Thual and Trefumel.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Pern