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

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...

Les mégalithes et landes de Saint-Just

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 Forêt domaniale de Fougères

Countryside heritage

Forests, Natura 2000 area

35300 FOUGERES

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...

Les dunes du Port

Countryside heritage

Departmental Sensitive Natural Area

35350 Saint-Coulomb

The Dunes du Port lie at the foot of the Pointe du Meinga. They were purchased by the coastal conservancy agency in 1977 and constitute 6.5...

Le parc Eminescu

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35160 Talensac

Forêt du Pertre

Countryside heritage

Forests

35370 Le Pertre

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...

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...

Vue Panoramique au Pertre

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35370 Le Pertre

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...

La Butte de Montautour

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35210 Montautour

Forêt Domaniale du Mesnil

Countryside heritage

Forests

35720 Mesnil-Roc’h

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....

La Butte de Montautour

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35210 Châtillon-en-Vendelais

Parcs et balades vertes en famille

Countryside heritage

Unclassified

35160 Montfort-sur-Meu

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...

La Baie du Mont-Saint-Michel

Countryside heritage

UNESCO World Heritage, Protected site or on regional cultural affairs register

35960 Le Vivier-sur-Mer

35960 Le Vivier-sur-Mer

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