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

Bruzon

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35580 Saint-Senoux

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...

Barrage de la Cantache

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35500 Pocé-les-Bois

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...

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...

La forêt de Montfort

Countryside heritage

Forests

35160 Montfort-sur-Meu

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 vallon de la Chambre au Loup

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area, Nature reserve, ZNIEFF (natural zone of ecological, faunal and floral interest)

35750 Iffendic

La Chambre au Loup is a valley located in the North East of the forest of Paimpont, only 1 mile (2 km) from the lake of Trémelin. The stream that...

Forêt Domaniale du Mesnil

Countryside heritage

Forests

35720 Tressé

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...

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...

Les Landes de Bagaron

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35470 Pléchâtel

Vue Panoramique au Pertre

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35370 Le Pertre

La confluence entre Meu et Garun

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35160 Montfort-sur-Meu

La Courbe

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35890 Bourg-des-Comptes

La Courbe is a former gravel quarry on the banks of the River Vilaine. Steps have been taken to prevent the lake gradually silting up and provide...

La Glaume

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35410 Châteaugiron

La vallée de la Vilaine à Pléchatel

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35470 Pléchâtel

L'Ermitage

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35480 Guipry-Messac

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...

Le parc Eminescu

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35160 Talensac

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