Vezin-le-Coquet tourism and travel guide

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Vezin-le-Coquet 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 Vezin-le-Coquet in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Rennes at 6 km and Chateaugiron at 20 km.

Vezin-le-Coquet, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction east)

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

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at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 32 km (direction north-west)

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

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at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 40 km (direction east)

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

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Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 43 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 43 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 43 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 43 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 43 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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at 43 km (direction 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 south-south-west)

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

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at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Markets in and near Vezin-le-Coquet

  • Pace: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Rennes: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Mordelles: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (10km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (11km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne: market Saturday (11km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (12km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (13km)
  • Montfort-sur-Meu: market Friday (15km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (20km)

More information about Vezin-le-Coquet, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Vezin-le-Coquet, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (11km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (17km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (24km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (33km)
  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (39km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (43km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Rennes (16km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (17km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (19km)
  • Vallée du Canut (19km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (26km)
  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (26km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (32km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (33km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (36km)
  • Étang de la Valière (44km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (47km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (53km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Rheu (4km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (9km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (11km)
  • Saint-Juvat (34km)
  • La Gacilly (48km)

Geography and distances

Vezin-le-Coquet is in the north-west of France at 6 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Vezin-le-Coquet is 313 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vezin-le-Coquet

Canton: Rennes-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35132

Distance to Vezin-le-Coquet

from Rennes (prefecture): 6 km

from Paris: 313 km

from Calais: 408 km

from Nice: 853 km

from Bordeaux: 376 km

from Strasbourg: 704 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 Vezin-le-Coquet from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Rheu, Montgermont, Pace, Rennes, Saint-Gilles, Saint-Gregoire and Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande.

This page in French: Visiter Vezin-le-Coquet