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

L'Ermitage

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35480 Guipry-Messac

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...

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...

La confluence entre Meu et Garun

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35160 Montfort-sur-Meu

La Butte de Montautour

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35210 Montautour

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...

Le lac de Trémelin

Countryside heritage

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

35750 Iffendic

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...

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...

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...

Etang du Moulin aux Moines

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35370 Argentré-du-Plessis

Les Dunes de Port Hue et du Perron

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35800 Saint-Briac-sur-Mer

Saint Briac sur Mer, an ancient fishermen's village that later became a seaside resort, consists of a ria (the downstream section of a steep-sided...

35960 Le Vivier-sur-Mer

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...

Le Bois de Soeuvres

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35770 Vern-sur-Seiche

On the outskirts of Rennes lies the Bois de Soeuvres, a woodland ideal for a relaxing stroll and a very popular place with walkers. It consists...

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...

La Glaume

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35410 Châteaugiron

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...

Forêt Domaniale de Rennes

Countryside heritage

Forests

35340 Liffré

La vallée de la Vilaine à Pléchatel

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35470 Pléchâtel

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