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Treffendel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Treffendel in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Paimpont at 12 km from Treffendel

Visit Treffendel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Paimpont at 12 km and Rennes at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Treffendel, 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 Treffendel in Brittany.

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



at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Paimpont guide


at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Rennes guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Becherel guide


at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Langon guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Morbihan department

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

See Josselin guide
Chateau de Josselin

Chateau de Josselin

Castle at 41 km (direction west), in the Morbihan department

The Chateau de Josselin has a 1000 year history and includes both...

See Chateau de Josselin guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Redon guide


at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Morbihan department

Now listed as one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' you...

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


at 45 km (direction north-east)

Combourg is best known for the Chateau de Combourg, once home to...

See Combourg guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Chateau de Dinan guide


at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan guide
Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The basilica of Saint-Sauveur in Dinan incorporates romanesque elements from the 12th...

See Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur guide
Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

See Dinan church of Saint-Malo guide

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

Map of places to visit near Treffendel


Markets in and near Treffendel

  • Plelan-le-Grand: market Sunday (8km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (11km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (17km)
  • Montauban-de-Bretagne: market Wednesday all day (18km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (19km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Mauron: market Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Meen-le-Grand: market Saturday (22km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (26km)

More information about Treffendel, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Treffendel, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (10km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (29km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (37km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (40km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (57km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (11km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (11km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (13km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (36km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (37km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (38km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (40km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (43km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (46km)
  • Source - Rance (49km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Bedee (16km)
  • Grand-Fougeray (41km)
  • Josselin (41km)
  • Elven (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Rheu (17km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (22km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (31km)
  • La Gacilly (32km)
  • Saint-Juvat (35km)
  • Rochefort-en-Terre (45km)
  • La Vraie-Croix (56km)

Geography and distances

Treffendel is in the north-west of France at 26 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Treffendel is 334 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Treffendel

Canton: Plélan-le-Grand

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35380

Distance to Treffendel

from Rennes (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 334 km

from Calais: 427 km

from Nice: 864 km

from Bordeaux: 373 km

from Strasbourg: 723 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 Treffendel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Verger, Monterfil, Saint-Peran and Saint-Thurial.

This page in French: Visiter Treffendel

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