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Thourie tourism and travel guide

Photo of Thourie in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Chateaugiron at 22 km from Thourie

Visit Thourie: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 22 km and Langon at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Thourie, 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 Thourie in Brittany.

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



at 22 km (direction )

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Langon guide


at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 36 km (direction north-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Redon guide


at 60 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 Thourie


Markets in and near Thourie

  • Janze: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (15km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (22km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (26km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (27km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (29km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (31km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (32km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (32km)

More information about Thourie, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Thourie, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (29km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (36km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Chevré (33km)
  • Vallée du Canut (34km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (35km)
  • Étang de la Valière (36km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (38km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (39km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (39km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (39km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (41km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (43km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (24km)
  • Bedee (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (27km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (31km)
  • Le Rheu (36km)
  • Juvigne (53km)

Geography and distances

Thourie is in the north-west of France at 33 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Thourie is 304 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Thourie

Canton: Retiers

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35134

Distance to Thourie

from Rennes (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 304 km

from Calais: 420 km

from Nice: 820 km

from Bordeaux: 343 km

from Strasbourg: 688 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 Thourie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Coesmes, Erce-en-Lamee, La Couyere, Lalleu, Sainte-Colombe, Soulvache, Teillay and Tresboeuf.

This page in French: Visiter Thourie

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