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

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...

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...

L'allée de la Haichois

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35310 MORDELLES

In 1993, the Conseil Général (the equivalent of the county council) purchased the first section of the avenue in La Haichois estate, the only part...

Le Site du Moulin du Beauchet

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35800 Saint-Suliac

Le Port Saint-Jean

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35430 La Ville-ès-Nonais

Port Saint Jean is the starting-point of the coastal footpath that runs along the banks of the River Rance to the Saint-Suliac dam via Mont Gareau....

L'Etang de la Forge

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35640 Martigné-Ferchaud

This lake stretches along the course of the Semnon, a river which rises in Mayenne and flows into the Vilaine to the north of Pléchatel. The rugged...

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...

Le Marais de Sougéal

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35610 Sougéal

La Pointe du Meinga

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35350 Saint-Coulomb

This rocky headland is typical of the coastline of Brittany, carpeted with moorland and coastal heath. Because the Pointe du Meinga lies in a north...

Etang de Marcillé-Robert

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35240 Marcillé-Robert

Located midway between Janzé and La Guerche de Bretagne, the lake at Marcillé Robert covers an area of 100 hectares. It is fed from south and west...

Vue Panoramique au Pertre

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35370 Le Pertre

Les Landes de la Briantais

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35580 Lassy

Dinard

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35800 Dinard

L'Ermitage

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35480 Guipry-Messac

La Vilaine de Rennes à Redon

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35600 Redon

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'Anse du Guesclin

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35350 Saint-Coulomb

This is the home of the Du Guesclin family which, in 1280, built the Château de Plessis-Bertrand there. The cove named after the family is a beauty...

Le lac de Trémelin

Countryside heritage

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

35750 Iffendic

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...

La Pointe de la Varde

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35400 Saint-Malo

This rocky headland has been purchased by the coastal conservancy agency and has escaped property development. It closes off the eastern side of...
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