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

La Pointe du Grouin

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35260 Cancale

The Pointe du Grouin is a rocky promontory jutting further out to sea than any other headland in Ille-et-Vilaine. To the east, it provides a...

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...

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...

Le Bois de Boeuvres

Countryside heritage

Forests

35480 Guipry-Messac

Forêt Domaniale de Rennes

Countryside heritage

Forests

35340 Liffré

Dinard

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35800 Dinard

La Butte de Montautour

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35210 Montautour

Le Marais de Sougéal

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35610 Sougéal

Jardin panoramique de la Baie

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35610 Roz-sur-Couesnon

La Pointe du Nick

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35800 Saint-Lunaire

Founded in the 6th Century by Saint Lunaire, this agricultural market town became a fashionable seaside resort at the end of the last century,...

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...

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...

Le bois de Rumignon et le parc du Château

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35140 SAINT-AUBIN-DU-CORMIER

Built in 1223 for the Peter Mauclerc, Duke of Brittany, the keep is all that remains of a fortress on which building work was completed in the 15th...

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...

L'étang du Blavon

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35137 Bédée

Etang du Moulin neuf

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35370 Argentré-du-Plessis

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...

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 Tertre Gris

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35320 Pancé

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