Upper Brittany Ille-et-Vilaine has a wealth of beautiful natural sites with wonderful scenery and abundant wildlife.

La vallée boisée de Corbinières

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35480 Guipry-Messac

The Vilaine Valley is a vital historical and geographical corridor in the département. It carved out the landscape we see today several million...

Le Bois de Soeuvres

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35770 Vern-sur-Seiche

On the outskirts of Rennes lies the Bois de Soeuvres, a woodland ideal for a relaxing stroll and a very popular place with walkers. It consists...

Le lac de Trémelin

Countryside heritage

Forests, ZNIEFF (natural zone of ecological, faunal and floral interest)

35750 Iffendic

Le Bois de Boeuvres

Countryside heritage

Forests

35480 Guipry-Messac

Le Marais de Gannedel

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35660 La Chapelle-de-Brain

The Gannedel Marsh, part of the vast marshland complex around Redon in the southernmost tip of the département of Ille-et-Vilaine, was formed by...

Les Dunes de Port Hue et du Perron

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35800 Saint-Briac-sur-Mer

Saint Briac sur Mer, an ancient fishermen's village that later became a seaside resort, consists of a ria (the downstream section of a steep-sided...

L'Anse du Verger

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35260 Cancale

Le Verger is a cove to the north-west of Cancale, flanked to west and east by two rocky headlands, the Pointe des Daules and the Pointe de la...

Le Site du Moulin du Beauchet

Countryside heritage

35800 Saint-Suliac

L'Ermitage

Countryside heritage

35480 Guipry-Messac

La vallée de la Vaunoise

Countryside heritage

35137 Pleumeleuc

Dinard

Countryside heritage

35800 Dinard

Les Dunes de Roz Ven

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35350 Saint-Coulomb

To reach this creek lined with a fine sandy beach and flanked by a sand dune planted with marram grass, visitors have to leave their vehicles on a...

Les Marais de Timouy et de Gannedel

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35600 Sainte-Marie

This area lies within the boundaries of Sainte Marie de Redon and La Chapelle de Brain. The Gannedel Marsh, which is part of the vast complex of...

La Baie du Mont-Saint-Michel

Countryside heritage

UNESCO World Heritage, Protected site or on regional cultural affairs register

35960 Le Vivier-sur-Mer

La Courbe

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35890 Bourg-des-Comptes

La Courbe is a former gravel quarry on the banks of the River Vilaine. Steps have been taken to prevent the lake gradually silting up and provide...

Les Dunes des Chevrets

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35350 Saint-Coulomb

The Dunes de Chevret, a natural area acquired by the coastal conservancy agency in 1986, are part of the Ile Besnard tombolo. Since the dune was...

Landes de Cojoux et de Tréal

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35550 Saint-Just

Saint-Just is a major centre of Stone Age civilisation; it is also a pleasant place to live. In addition to its megaliths, the town has countless...

L'Anse du Montmarin

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35730 Pleurtuit

Near the Pointe de Cancaval is Montmarin Cove, a beauty spot not to be missed. Once a centre of shipbuilding, the small bay is now a veritable...

La Vallée Verte

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35350 Saint-Méloir-des-Ondes

The "Green Valley" covers an area of 5 hectares between the small town of Saint Méloir des Ondes and the RD 76 road. It is a pleasant area on the...
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