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Sainte-Marie tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sainte-Marie in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Redon at 8 km from Sainte-Marie

Visit Sainte-Marie: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Redon at 8 km and Langon at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sainte-Marie, 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-Marie in Brittany.

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



at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of...

See Redon guide


at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Langon guide


at 25 km (direction west), in the Morbihan department

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 30 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

The river harbour and historic old town centre make La Roche-Bernard...

See La Roche-Bernard guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Paimpont guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Away from the beaches, Briere Regional Natural Parc is...

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Morbihan department

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

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Morbihan department

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

See Josselin guide


Seaside resort at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The beach at Saint-Brevin-les-Pins is the main attraction and...

See Saint-Brevin-les-Pins guide


at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

Guerande is one of the most interesting towns in Pays-de-la-Loire, with...

See Guerande guide


at 52 km (direction north-east)

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

See Rennes guide


Seaside resort at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The emphasis in Pornichet, immediately south of La Baule, is...

See Pornichet guide


at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

The fishing harbour and traditional granite houses in Piriac-sur-Mer...

See Piriac-sur-Mer guide
La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

La Baule-Escoblac is a very pleasant and popular resort with a long...

See La Baule guide

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

Map of places to visit near Sainte-Marie


Markets in and near Sainte-Marie

  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (8km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (12km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (22km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (29km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (29km)
  • La Roche-Bernard: market Thursday (30km)
  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Malestroit: market Thursday (31km)
  • Questembert: market Monday (34km)
  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (35km)

More information about Sainte-Marie, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Sainte-Marie, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île-aux-Pies (9km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (16km)
  • Vallée du Canut (32km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (35km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (38km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (43km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (44km)
  • Loire Estuaire (46km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (20km)
  • Elven (44km)
  • Josselin (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • La Gacilly (12km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (25km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (41km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (44km)
  • Carquefou (58km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (32km)

Geography and distances

Sainte-Marie is in the north-west of France at 52 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Sainte-Marie is 347 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Sainte-Marie

Canton: Redon

Arrondissement: Redon

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35600

Distance to Sainte-Marie

from Rennes (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 347 km

from Calais: 457 km

from Nice: 845 km

from Bordeaux: 336 km

from Strasbourg: 730 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-Marie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avessac, Bains-sur-Oust, La Chapelle-de-Brain, Renac and Saint-Nicolas-de-Redon.

This page in French: Visiter Sainte-Marie

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