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

Forêt Domaniale de Rennes

Countryside heritage

Forests

35340 Liffré

Les roches du Saut-Roland

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35210 Luitré-Dompierre

Some 150 years ago, "Roland's Leap" in Dompierre du Chemin was quarried because the quality of its rock made it the ideal material for road...

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...

Le Bois de Boeuvres

Countryside heritage

Forests

35480 Guipry-Messac

Le parc de la Briantais

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35400 Saint-Malo

The grounds of La Briantais are open to the public at weekends. The estate once belonged to Guy La Chambre (1889-1975), the Mayor of Saint-Malo who...

Les dunes du Port

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35350 Saint-Coulomb

The Dunes du Port lie at the foot of the Pointe du Meinga. They were purchased by the coastal conservancy agency in 1977 and constitute 6.5...

Saint-Malo

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35400 Saint-Malo

La tourbière de Landemarais

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35133 Parigné

The Landemarais peat bog in Parigné is one of Brittany's three sphagnum bogs. It is now classified as being of national interest and is of great...

Le domaine de Careil

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35750 Iffendic

Sensitive natural space of Ille-et-Vilaine, this site is home to a large variety of bird species that you can contemplate from an observation post,...

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...

La pointe de Cancaval

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35730 Pleurtuit

Located in the Rance Estuary, the Pointe de Cancaval is a wooded spur of rock from which to admire the richly diverse landscapes along the Rance...

L'arboretum d'Iffendic

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35750 Iffendic

Parcs et balades vertes en famille

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35160 Montfort-sur-Meu

Les mégalithes et landes de Saint-Just

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'Ermitage

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35480 Guipry-Messac

Le lac de Trémelin

Countryside heritage

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

35750 Iffendic

Le Boël

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35170 Bruz

This beauty spot belongs to the three towns of Bruz, Laillé and Guichen and is one of the most picturesque in the Vilaine Valley. A vast network of...

La falaise de la Houle

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35260 Cancale

The Ille-et-Vilaine region owns, manages and maintains this site. Cancale, famous for its "Bisquine" and flat oysters, is a picturesque little...

Forêt de Teillay

Countryside heritage

Forests

35620 Teillay

Les buttes de Monthault

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35420 Monthault

This former quarry, covering an area of 2.5 hectares, has been refurbished with a car park, footpaths, and new trees and shrubs, making it a...
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