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Saulnieres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saulnieres in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Chateaugiron at 16 km from Saulnieres

Visit Saulnieres: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 16 km and Rennes at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saulnieres, 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 Saulnieres in Brittany.

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



at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Langon guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Redon guide


at 50 km (direction north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 56 km (direction north-east)

The castle and historic lower town are the main attraction, but...

See Fougeres guide

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

Map of places to visit near Saulnieres


Markets in and near Saulnieres

  • Janze: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (11km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (16km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (17km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (23km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (23km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (26km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (26km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (27km)

More information about Saulnieres, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Saulnieres, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (22km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (26km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (50km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (24km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (29km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (31km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (33km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (34km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (34km)
  • Étang de la Valière (37km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (41km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (42km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (42km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (44km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (45km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (46km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (46km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (55km)
  • Source - Couesnon (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (24km)
  • Bedee (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (17km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (23km)
  • Le Rheu (26km)
  • La Gacilly (44km)
  • Juvigne (54km)

Geography and distances

Saulnieres is in the north-west of France at 23 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Saulnieres is 309 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saulnieres

Canton: Sel-de-Bretagne

Arrondissement: Redon

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35320

Distance to Saulnieres

from Rennes (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 309 km

from Calais: 419 km

from Nice: 830 km

from Bordeaux: 351 km

from Strasbourg: 695 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 Saulnieres from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brie, Chanteloup, Crevin, La Bosse-de-Bretagne, La Couyere, Le Petit-Fougeray, Le Sel-de-Bretagne, Pance and Tresboeuf.

This page in French: Visiter Saulnieres

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