Val-d'Ize tourism and travel guide

Photo of Val-d'Ize in Ille-et-Vilaine

Photo is of Vitre at 9 km from Val-d'Ize

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Val-d'Ize is situated in the Ille-et-Vilaine department and Brittany region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Val-d'Ize in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vitre at 9 km and Chateaugiron at 20 km.

Val-d'Ize, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 20 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Chateaugiron guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

Most visitors to Saint-Brice-en-Cogles also enjoy the tour of the local castles and manor...

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 41 km (direction east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make the substantial town of Laval...

See Laval guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Combourg guide
Les Jardins des Renaudies

Les Jardins des Renaudies

Garden at 42 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

Les Jardins des Renaudies is a pretty garden in north-west France...

See Les Jardins des Renaudies guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Becherel guide


at 53 km (direction north-west)

The lovely old town in Dol-de-Bretagne ensure it remains one of the most popular...

See Dol-de-Bretagne guide


at 55 km (direction north-west)

Mont Dol is a small village with a hill top on which stands a...

See Mont-Dol guide


Most Beautiful Village at 66 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint Suliac is a beautiful village on the estuary of the River Rance in...

See Saint-Suliac guide


at 67 km (direction east-north-east), in the Orne department

The castle forms an excellent backdrop to the cobbled streets in the old town...

See Domfront guide

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Markets in and near Val-d'Ize

  • Vitre: market Monday (9km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (10km)
  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (11km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (16km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (21km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (21km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (21km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (23km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (25km)
  • Port-Brillet: market Tuesday (26km)

More information about Val-d'Ize, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Val-d'Ize, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Vitre (10km)
  • Chateau-Gontier (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (18km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (24km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (27km)
  • Parc et jardin de Clivoy (33km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (34km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (34km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (44km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (45km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de la Cantache (5km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (9km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (11km)
  • Étang de la Valière (14km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (14km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (15km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (17km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (20km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (21km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (21km)
  • Source - Couesnon (24km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (26km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (40km)
  • Vallée du Canut (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Juvigne (21km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (23km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (33km)
  • Le Rheu (37km)
  • Saint-Fraimbault (56km)

Geography and distances

Val-d'Ize is in the north-west of France at 29 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Val-d'Ize is 280 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Val-d'Ize

Canton: Vitré-Ouest

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35450

Distance to Val-d'Ize

from Rennes (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 280 km

from Calais: 383 km

from Nice: 828 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 670 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 Val-d'Ize from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Champeaux, Dourdain, Landavran, Livre-sur-Changeon, Marpire, Montreuil-sous-Perouse, Saint-Christophe-Des-Bois and Taillis.

This page in French: Visiter Val-d'Ize