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...

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...

Vue Panoramique au Pertre

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35370 Le Pertre

Le domaine de Careil

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35750 Iffendic

Sensitive natural space of Ille-et-Vilaine, this site is home to a large variety of bird species that you can contemplate from an observation post,...

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...

L'Ermitage

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35480 Guipry-Messac

La Butte de Montautour

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35210 Châtillon-en-Vendelais

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 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...

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...

Le Site du Moulin du Beauchet

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35800 Saint-Suliac

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 Landes de Bagaron

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35470 Pléchâtel

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...

Forêt Domaniale de Rennes

Countryside heritage

Forests

35340 Liffré

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...

La Vallée Verte

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35350 Saint-Méloir-des-Ondes

The "Green Valley" covers an area of 5 hectares between the small town of Saint Méloir des Ondes and the RD 76 road. It is a pleasant area on the...

Barrage de la Cantache

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35500 Pocé-les-Bois

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...
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