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

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...

L'Ermitage

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35480 Guipry-Messac

La forêt d'Iffendic

Countryside heritage

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

35750 Iffendic

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...

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...

Saint-Malo

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35400 Saint-Malo

Etang du Moulin aux Moines

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35370 Argentré-du-Plessis

Vue Panoramique au Pertre

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35370 Le Pertre

Etang du Moulin neuf

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35370 Argentré-du-Plessis

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 confluence entre Meu et Garun

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35160 Montfort-sur-Meu

Le Moulin du Beauchet

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35800 Saint-Suliac

La forêt de Montfort

Countryside heritage

Forests

35160 Montfort-sur-Meu

La Butte de Montautour

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35210 Châtillon-en-Vendelais

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...

Forêt de Paimpont en Brocéliande

Countryside heritage

Forests

35380 Paimpont

Parcs et balades vertes en famille

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35160 Montfort-sur-Meu

Dinard

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35800 Dinard

L'Anse de Saint-Buc

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35870 Le Minihic-sur-Rance

At the head of the cove at Saint-Buc lies the Saint-Buc Valley. A narrow stream, also called Saint-Buc, marks the boundary between Côtes d'Armor...

L'étang 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...
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