Rennes and the surrounding area
Rennes, capital of Brittany
Just 20 minutes by car to the centre of Rennes, you can stroll down its old streets and admire its half-timbered houses. You are visiting on a Saturday morning? Don’t miss out on the market in the Place des Lices where it has been held since 1622, the 3rd largest market in France. You will find all sorts of local products and crafts there!
3 golf clubs are located within 15 km of the chateau:
– Golf club, 18 holes, la Freslonnières www.golfdelafreslonniere.com
– Golf club, 18 holes, Rennes Saint Jacques rennes-saint-jacques.bluegreen.com/fr
– Golf club, 18 holes, Cicé Blossac www.domainedecice.com/fr/golf-exclusiv-rennes-bruz
Rennes Expo Park
Concerts, trade fairs, sporting events, the expo park is host to a whole range of activities, west of Rennes, 15 minutes’ drive from the chateau.
Let this magical spot bewitch you and conjure up the legendary tales of Merlin the Wizard, King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. Just 25 minutes’ drive away by car.
Do you love cars? Don’t miss the Manoir de l’Automobile museum in Lohéac, famous throughout the region. 25 minutes away by car.
And while you are there, why not go for a spin around the track?
An exceptional place, within a natural setting. Visit more than 60 species of animals in semi-freedom. 40 minutes from Villedubois.
Saint-Malo is an historic port on the north coast of Brittany in Ille et Vilaine, It is located less than one hour from the chateau. You will easily be able to go on a day trip by car to visit its ramparts and beaches in the heart of St Michael’s Mount Bay.
You might prefer Brittany’s lovely south coast? Scarcely an hour away, you can visit Vannes, capital of the Morbihan gulf, with its yacht marina, fortifications, medieval quarter, art and history, and stroll along the beaches of the Gulf of Morbihan.