Vern-sur-Seiche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateaugiron at 8 km from Vern-sur-Seiche

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Vern-sur-Seiche 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 Vern-sur-Seiche in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateaugiron at 8 km and Rennes at 9 km.

Vern-sur-Seiche, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction east)

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

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at 9 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 30 km (direction east)

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

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at 37 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 41 km (direction south-west)

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

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at 41 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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at 42 km (direction west)

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

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at 44 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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at 45 km (direction north-east)

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

See Fougeres guide
Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

The Rue du Jerzual and the port are two of the most picturesque areas...

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Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Dinan church of Saint-Malo

Church at 56 km (direction north-west), in the Cotes-d'Armor department

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

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Markets in and near Vern-sur-Seiche

  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (7km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (7km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (9km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (11km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (12km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (15km)
  • Pace: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Chateaubourg: market Friday (17km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (18km)

More information about Vern-sur-Seiche, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Vern-sur-Seiche, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (9km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (19km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (37km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (44km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (44km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (48km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (51km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rennes (16km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (18km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (18km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (19km)
  • Vallée du Canut (23km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (27km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (33km)
  • Étang de la Valière (33km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (36km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (37km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (38km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (40km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (40km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (42km)
  • Source - Couesnon (50km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (50km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (7km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (8km)
  • Le Rheu (15km)
  • Saint-Juvat (47km)
  • Juvigne (47km)
  • La Gacilly (50km)

Geography and distances

Vern-sur-Seiche is in the north-west of France at 9 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Vern-sur-Seiche is 305 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vern-sur-Seiche

Canton: Rennes-Sud-Est

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35770

Distance to Vern-sur-Seiche

from Rennes (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 305 km

from Calais: 408 km

from Nice: 839 km

from Bordeaux: 366 km

from Strasbourg: 694 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 Vern-sur-Seiche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chantepie, Nouvoitou, Orgeres, Saint-Armel and Saint-Erblon.

This page in French: Visiter Vern-sur-Seiche