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

La Forêt domaniale de Fougères

Countryside heritage

Forests, Natura 2000 area

35300 FOUGERES

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 du Couesnon

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35140 Mézières-sur-Couesnon

This valley includes Mézière sur Couesnon, Saint Ouen les Alleux and Saint Marc sur Couesnon. The Couesnon, the main attraction in the valley, is a...

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...

La vallée de la Vilaine à Pléchatel

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35470 Pléchâtel

La Butte de Montautour

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35210 Montautour

L'Ermitage

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35480 Guipry-Messac

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...

Fours à chaux et le site de Lormandière

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35131 CHARTRES-DE-BRETAGNE

The old lime kilns were closed in 1927. They stand in Lormandière, to the west of Chartres de Bretagne. Only Lormandière, with its kilns, disused...

L'Ile Besnard

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35350 Saint-Coulomb

The Ille-et-Vilaine region owns, manages and maintains this site. Besnard Island sticks up like a pillar at the mouth of Rothéneuf harbour with, at...

Le Bois de la Motte

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35460 Maen Roch

The Bois de la Motte is a wood covering 22 hectares on the outskirts of Saint-Brice-en-Coglès and on the edge of the RD155 road from Fougères to...

La Vilaine de Rennes à Redon

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35600 Redon

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...

Saint-Malo

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35400 Saint-Malo

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...

Dinard

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35800 Dinard

Bruzon

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35580 Saint-Senoux

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...

Etang du Moulin neuf

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35370 Argentré-du-Plessis

Barrage de la Cantache

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35500 Pocé-les-Bois

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