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

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

Former weaving village whose architecture still reflects the importance of the activity related to the cultivation of flax and hemp.

Geographical information

Latitude48.2850420 (N 48° 17’ 6”)
Longitude-1.8891470 (W 1° 53’ 21”)
AltitudeFrom 65m to 152m
Surface area7.39 km²
Population552 inhabitants
Density74 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureRennes (31 km, 36 min)
Insee code35050
IntercommunalityCC Bretagne Romantique

Nearest cities & towns

Les Iffs3.2 km (5 min)
Miniac-sous-Bécherel3.4 km (4 min)
La Chapelle-Chaussée3.6 km (5 min)
La Baussaine4.2 km (9 min)
Saint-Brieuc-des-Iffs5.1 km (9 min)
Saint-Gondran5.1 km (7 min)
Bécherel5.3 km (7 min)
Longaulnay5.8 km (8 min)
Langouet6.8 km (9 min)
Saint-Symphorien7.3 km (13 min)
Langan7.5 km (10 min)
Trimer7.6 km (13 min)
Saint-Pern7.9 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

Circuit hike of Thélohier, 7 km of which 75% of paths.

The church of the Three Maries through the Houses Cross Boissée first Cardroc village in the 17th century, this course takes you through the sunken roads for you to discover the heritage of this small town.

Events and festivities

Day plants Cardroc: every 1st Sunday of June. The event spring garden high Brittany! In a beautiful landscaped park of 4 hectares at the foot of the village and the castle Montmuran between ponds and meadows, over 70 exhibitors Breton, selected for their horticultural specialties producer or creator of decorative objects, will not welcome less than 6000 visitors. On-site dining, entertainment. Input 2 €, free for children.


Village Cardroc (© Charles Crié)
Village Cardroc (© Charles Crié)
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Church Cardroc (© Charles Crié)
Church Cardroc (© Charles Crié)
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Plant Festival of Cardroc
Plant Festival of Cardroc
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Saturday 1 august
Min. 8°C - Max. 22°C
Sunday 2 august
Min. 10°C - Max. 29°C
Monday 3 august
Min. 14°C - Max. 29°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sand yachting in Mont St Michel Bay
Nature and the great outdoors20 € to 35 € Hirel (36 km)
Cycle hire with delivery to your accommodation
Nature and the great outdoors15 € Saint-Malo (42 km)
Hire a Segway
Entertainment47 € to 200 € Saint-Malo (42 km)
Horse ride, Broceliande forest
Nature and the great outdoors39 € to 70 € Tréhorenteuc (44 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Saint-Jacut's grand tour
HikeIntermediate6h35Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer (41 km)
Beach Bridge to the beach in Le Havre Lupin
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Malo (42 km)
Crossing of Mont-Saint-Michel Bay
HikeIntermediate3h30Le Mont-Saint-Michel (48 km)
Walk through the countryside...
Cycling itineraryEasy1h30La Bouillie (51 km)
Cape Erquyvia the customs officers’ path (sentier des douaniers)
HikeIntermediate2h00Erquy (57 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals