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Thorigne-Fouillard tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thorigne-Fouillard in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Rennes at 9 km from Thorigne-Fouillard

Visit Thorigne-Fouillard: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 9 km and Chateaugiron at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thorigne-Fouillard, 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 Thorigne-Fouillard in Brittany.

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



at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west)

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg,...

See Combourg guide


at 31 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 33 km (direction north-east)

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Paimpont guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Chateau de Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide
Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two...

See Dinan Rue du Jerzual guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide

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Map of places to visit near Thorigne-Fouillard


Markets in and near Thorigne-Fouillard

Market days in Thorigne-Fouillard: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (0km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (4km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (6km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (9km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (11km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (13km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (18km)

More information about Thorigne-Fouillard, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Thorigne-Fouillard, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (6km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (24km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (31km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (32km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (35km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (36km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (38km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rennes (4km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (7km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (7km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (12km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (22km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (23km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (31km)
  • Vallée du Canut (31km)
  • Étang de la Valière (32km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (34km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (34km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (40km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (41km)
  • Source - Couesnon (42km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (45km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (47km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (4km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (16km)
  • Le Rheu (17km)
  • Saint-Juvat (41km)
  • Juvigne (41km)
  • La Gacilly (60km)

Geography and distances

Thorigne-Fouillard is in the north-west of France at 9 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Thorigne-Fouillard is 300 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thorigne-Fouillard

Canton: Liffré

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35235

Distance to Thorigne-Fouillard

from Rennes (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 300 km

from Calais: 397 km

from Nice: 844 km

from Bordeaux: 377 km

from Strasbourg: 690 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 Thorigne-Fouillard from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acigne, Betton, Cesson-Sevigne and Noyal-sur-Vilaine.

This page in French: Visiter Thorigne-Fouillard

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