Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 12 km from Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon

Visit Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon: highlights and tourist information

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Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon 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 Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon in Brittany.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brice-en-Cogles at 12 km and Combourg at 21 km.

Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Brice-en-Cogles guide


at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Fougeres guide


at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Rennes guide


at 30 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 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Vitre guide


at 33 km (direction south)

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

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at 33 km (direction north-west)

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

See Mont-Dol guide


Heritage Site at 33 km (direction north-west), in the Manche department

No visit to Normandy would be complete without visiting the iconic Abbey and island...

See Mont-Saint-Michel guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

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Dinan Rue du Jerzual

Dinan Rue du Jerzual

at 43 km (direction west-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 basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Dinan basilica of Saint-Sauveur

Church at 43 km (direction west-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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Chateau de Dinan

Chateau de Dinan

Castle at 43 km (direction west-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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at 43 km (direction west-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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Markets in and near Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon

  • Saint-Aubin-du-Cormier: market Thursday (11km)
  • Liffre: market Friday (14km)
  • Melesse: market Thursday (21km)
  • Combourg: market Monday (21km)
  • Betton: market Sunday (21km)
  • Fougeres: market Saturday (22km)
  • Thorigne-Fouillard: market Sunday (22km)
  • Saint-James: market Monday (23km)
  • Pontorson: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Tinteniac: market Wednesday (26km)

More information about Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon, Brittany

Tourist attractions near Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de La Ballue (12km)
  • Parc du château de Bonnefontaine (13km)
  • Parc floral de Haute-Bretagne (19km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (26km)
  • Jardins du château de la Bourbansais (31km)
  • Jardins de la Pellerine (33km)
  • Parc du château de Caradeuc (34km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (43km)
  • Jardins de Montmarin (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étangs du canal d'Ille-et-Rance (12km)
  • Abbaye Notre-Dame du Nid-au-Merle (15km)
  • Complexe forestier Rennes-Liffré-Chèvre, étang et lande d'Ouée, forêt de Haute-Sève (15km)
  • Forêt de Rennes (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Sougeal (19km)
  • Forêt de Chevré (22km)
  • Forêt de Fougères (25km)
  • Étang de Châtillon-en-Vendelais (26km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (28km)
  • Embouchure - Couesnon (31km)
  • Couesnon (31km)
  • Source - Couesnon (32km)
  • Étang de Haute-Vilaine (35km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (36km)
  • Étang de la Valière (37km)
  • Estuaire de la Rance (43km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (43km)
  • Île des Rimains (45km)
  • Îlots Notre-Dame et Chevret (47km)
  • Île des Landes (48km)
  • Pointe du Grouin (49km)
  • Côte de Cancale à Paramé (49km)
  • Île du Guesclin (50km)
  • Vallée du Canut (51km)
  • Havre de Rothéneuf (51km)
  • Île Besnard (52km)
  • Rance (fleuve) (53km)
  • Embouchure - Rance (53km)
  • Pointe de la Varde (53km)
  • Cézembre (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cesson-Sevigne (26km)
  • Le Rheu (35km)
  • Juvigne (36km)
  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (37km)
  • Saint-Juvat (41km)
  • Saint-Malo (52km)

Geography and distances

Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon is in the north-west of France at 29 kilometres from Rennes, the department capital (general information: Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon is 288 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon

Canton: Saint-Aubin-d'Aubigné

Arrondissement: Rennes

Department: Ille-et-Vilaine

Region: Brittany

Postcode: 35490

Distance to Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon

from Rennes (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 288 km

from Calais: 377 km

from Nice: 850 km

from Bordeaux: 396 km

from Strasbourg: 681 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 Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chauvigne, Gahard, Mezieres-sur-Couesnon, Romazy, Saint-Christophe-de-Valains, Saint-Marc-le-Blanc, Saint-Ouen-Des-Alleux and Sens-de-Bretagne.

This page in French: Visiter Vieux-Vy-sur-Couesnon