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Sainte-Colombe tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Colombe in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Chateaugiron at 18 km from Sainte-Colombe

Visit Sainte-Colombe: highlights and tourist information

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Sainte-Colombe is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 18 km and Rennes at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Colombe, 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 Sainte-Colombe in Brittany.

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



at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 32 km (direction north-east)

A town not be missed, Vitré has a superb historic centre with...

See Vitre guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langon guide


at 54 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Redon guide


at 58 km (direction north-west)

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

See Becherel guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Colombe


Markets in and near Sainte-Colombe

  • Janze: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (18km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (18km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (25km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (26km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (27km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (28km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (30km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (31km)

More information about Sainte-Colombe, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Colombe, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (26km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (35km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (38km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Chevré (30km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (31km)
  • Étang de la Valière (32km)
  • Vallée du Canut (34km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (35km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (35km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (35km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (36km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (38km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (39km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (27km)
  • Bedee (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (25km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (28km)
  • Le Rheu (35km)
  • Juvigne (49km)

Geography and distances

Sainte-Colombe is in the north-west of France at 30 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Colombe is 301 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Colombe

Canton: Retiers

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35134

Distance to Sainte-Colombe

from Rennes (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 301 km

from Calais: 416 km

from Nice: 820 km

from Bordeaux: 346 km

from Strasbourg: 686 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 Sainte-Colombe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coesmes, La Couyere, Lalleu, Le Theil-de-Bretagne, Retiers and Thourie.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Colombe

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