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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ille-et-Vilaine

Bruz - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ille-et-Vilaine

Today Bruz has more than 16500 inhabitants. The city ranks fourth in Ille-et-Vilaine. In recent years, Bruz experiencing real growth and welcomes every year many residents.

The city is characterized by its friendliness, its dynamism, its varied businesses, its diverse businesses and the campus that attracts many young people.

History Bruz is marked by the bombing of the night of 7 to 8 May 1944, a tragic episode for the city and its inhabitants.

Since Bruz was rebuilt and offers a pleasant living environment in which to live.

Geographical information

Latitude48.0245380 (N 48° 1’ 28”)
Longitude-1.7471480 (W 1° 44’ 50”)
Surface area29.94 km²
Population17154 inhabitants
Density572 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureRennes (13.9 km, 26 min)
Insee code35047
IntercommunalityME de Rennes

Nearest cities & towns

Pont-Péan4.4 km (8 min)
Chartres-de-Bretagne4.6 km (11 min)
Laillé6.5 km (10 min)
Saint-Jacques-de-la-Lande6.5 km (9 min)
Chavagne7.7 km (10 min)
Saint-Erblon7.9 km (11 min)
Orgères8.1 km (13 min)
Goven8.7 km (11 min)
Noyal-Châtillon-sur-Seiche9.1 km (12 min)
Bréal-sous-Montfort9.9 km (11 min)
Guichen11.5 km (12 min)
Le Rheu11.6 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

The Architectural Heritage Bruz is characterized by his mill, his church and recently a wide range of stately homes, castles and old farms.

Sites to visit:

The mill Boël

The church of Saint Martin (Heritage-listed 20th century)

The bridge at Pont Rean

The mansion of Noah

The natural heritage is rich with the site Boël Vilaine and Cuttlefish, the pond Bodra, wood Cice ... many pleasant places to relax and stroll.

Also not to be missed, the Ornithological Park: a large variety of brightly colored parrots, colorful pheasants, ducks, geese to find.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities


Le Moulin du Boël
Le Moulin du Boël
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St. Martin's Church
St. Martin's Church
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Center City
Center City
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
The Cârouj - Amusement Park Breton games
Entertainment4 € to 18 € Monterfil (17.3 km)
Horse ride, Broceliande forest
Nature and the great outdoors39 € to 70 € Tréhorenteuc (42 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Ardoisières Trail malansac
HikeIntermediate6h10Malansac (56 km)
Rochefort-en-terre trail
HikeEasy2h40Rochefort-en-Terre (57 km)
Grand Val Trail-caden
HikeAthletic5h00Caden (60 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals