Saint-Samson-sur-Rance tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Samson-sur-Rance: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Samson-sur-Rance is situated in the Cotes-d'Armor department and Brittany region, in the north-west of France at 54 kilometres from Saint-Brieuc, the department capital (general information: Saint-Samson-sur-Rance is 324 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Dinan at 4 km and Saint-Suliac at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Samson-sur-Rance, 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-Samson-sur-Rance in Brittany.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Cotes-d'Armor

Map of places to visit near Saint-Samson-sur-Rance

Markets in and near Saint-Samson-sur-Rance

  • Dinan: market Thursday (4km)
  • Plancoet: market Saturday (15km)
  • Lancieux: market Tuesday & Tuesday (16km)
  • Dinard: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer: market Friday (16km)
  • Saint-Lunaire: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Saint-Malo: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (18km)
  • Dol-de-Bretagne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Matignon: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (22km)

More information about Saint-Samson-sur-Rance, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saint-Samson-sur-Rance, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Montmarin (10km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (14km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (23km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (37km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (40km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Estuaire de la Rance (9km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (12km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (17km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (17km)
  • Baie de Lancieux, baie de l'Arguenon, archipel de Saint-Malo et Dinard (19km)
  • Îlot de la Colombière (20km)
  • Cézembre (21km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (22km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (22km)
  • Île Besnard (23km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (24km)
  • Île du Guesclin (25km)
  • Île des Rimains (26km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (28km)
  • Île des Landes (28km)
  • Cap Frehel (30km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (39km)
  • Le Grand-Pourier (39km)
  • Îlot du Verdelet (41km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (41km)
  • Couesnon (41km)
  • Source - Rance (43km)
  • Chausey (44km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (45km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (48km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Juvat (15km)
  • Saint-Malo (18km)
  • Le Rheu (47km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (52km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Samson-sur-Rance

Canton: Dinan-Ouest

Arrondissement: Dinan

Department: Cotes-d'Armor

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 22100

Distance to Saint-Samson-sur-Rance

from Saint-Brieuc (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 324 km

from Calais: 391 km

from Nice: 892 km

from Bordeaux: 421 km

from Strasbourg: 720 km

Getting here

Saint-Samson-sur-Rance is in the north-west of France. Most visitors arrive by car, often from a ferry port such as Roscoff or Saint Malo nearby on the northern Brittany coast. For driving distances to Saint-Samson-sur-Rance from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dinan, La Vicomte-sur-Rance, Lanvallay, Lehon, Pleslin-Trigavou, Pleudihen-sur-Rance, Plouer-sur-Rance, Quevert, Saint-Helen and Taden.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Samson-sur-Rance