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La Boussac

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Small town of Ille-et-Vilaine, in Brittany region, La Boussac takes place at about forty kilometers from Rennes, not far from Dol-de-Bretagne, in the district of the tourist town of corsairs of Saint-Malo.

Mentioned in the twelfth century, under the name of La Bocac, the village of La Boussac was then part of the deanery of Dol-de-Bretagne. Built in common following the French Revolution in 1790, it has since enjoyed a good tourist activity because of its architectural heritage, as well as for its preserved and authentic landscapes.

Full of charm, the town is appreciated for its ideal location that allows you to explore the most beautiful sites in this part of Brittany, enjoying both the benefits of the countryside and the sea located nearby.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLa Boussac
Latitude48.5125030 (N 48° 30’ 45”)
Longitude-1.6605190 (W 1° 39’ 38”)
AltitudeFrom 18m to 108m
Surface area21.93 km²
Population1174 inhabitants
Density53 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureRennes (35 mi, 55 min)
Insee code35034
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Dol et de la Baie du Mont-Saint-Michel

Nearest cities & towns

Epiniac1.9 mi (4 min)
Broualan3 mi (7 min)
Baguer-Pican3.5 mi (8 min)
Trans-la-Forêt3.8 mi (5 min)
Pleine-Fougères4.9 mi (10 min)
Cuguen5 mi (12 min)
Dol-de-Bretagne5.5 mi (10 min)
Vieux-Viel6.5 mi (12 min)
Sains6.5 mi (13 min)
Bonnemain6.8 mi (14 min)
Baguer-Morvan6.9 mi (14 min)
Mont-Dol7 mi (15 min)
Saint-Broladre7.4 mi (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest


Events and festivities


Sunday 26 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 13°C
Monday 27 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 15°C
Tuesday 28 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 17°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Sand yachting in Mont St Michel Bay
Sports sensations20 € to 40 € Hirel (9.1 mi)
Mont Saint Michel Abbey : fast-track ticket valid year-long
Culture and education10 € Le Mont-Saint-Michel (10.9 mi)
Rent a bike delivered on site
Sports sensations15 € La Gouesnière (12.5 mi)
Cross the Bay of Mont Saint Michel
Nature and the great outdoors9 € Genêts (14.5 mi)
Artisanal biscuit factory tour
Local flavoursFreeCancale (14.9 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Crossing of Mont-Saint-Michel Bay
HikeIntermediate3h30Le Mont-Saint-Michel (10.9 mi)
Beach Bridge to the beach in Le Havre Lupin
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Malo (19.2 mi)
Saint-Jacut's grand tour
HikeIntermediate4h50Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer (25 mi)
In Chateaubriand's footsteps in Plancoët (grand tour)
HikeIntermediate2h30Plancoët (26 mi)
Walk through the countryside...
Cycling itineraryEasy1h30La Bouillie (36 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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