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

Geographical information

Latitude48.5338489 (N 48° 32’ 2”)
Longitude-1.5638760 (W 1° 33’ 50”)
AltitudeFrom 5m to 93m
Surface area31.98 km²
Population1995 inhabitants
Density62 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureRennes (60 km, 1h02)
Insee code35222
IntercommunalityCC Baie du Mont Saint Michel - Porte de la Bretagne - Canton de Pleine Fougère

Nearest cities & towns

Sains2.9 km (6 min)
Vieux-Viel3.7 km (7 min)
Saint-Georges-de-Gréhaigne4.1 km (6 min)
Trans-la-Forêt4.9 km (6 min)
Pontorson5.3 km (7 min)
Sougéal5.7 km (9 min)
La Boussac7.9 km (10 min)
Saint-Marcan9 km (16 min)
Roz-sur-Couesnon9.4 km (13 min)
Aucey-la-Plaine9.6 km (12 min)
Les Pas10 km (14 min)
Beauvoir10.8 km (13 min)
Epiniac11 km (13 min)


Saturday 21 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 16°C
Sunday 22 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 14°C
Monday 23 october
Min. 9°C - Max. 16°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

House Polders: Discover the fascinating history of these lands conquered by man on sea farming. Arranged in a 17th century building, the House of Polders offers a museum space consisting of models, interactive displays and a projection space. On the ground floor a temporary showroom and shop are open access. Upstairs, find the museum space dedicated to polders and richness of the Bay: the story of the first traces of human occupation, strikes, dams, land reclamation and salt. From April to September, many activities are proposed to soak up the heritage land and sea

Chappe Telegraph: Rehabilitated by the Community of Communes, it is the only copy of Britain whose mechanism has been completely renovated. Invented in the late 18th century and named after its inventor, Claude Chappe, this communication system allow air to send signals to military and government long distances in just a few hours. Saint-Marcan built in 1799 on top of a mountain, it shows a device that disappeared were hundreds throughout France. From April to September, a facilitator guide to discover the fascinating history of aerial telegraphy and manipulate the mechanism.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Mont Saint Michel Abbey : fast-track ticket valid year-long
Culture and education10 € Le Mont-Saint-Michel (12 km)
Cross the Bay of Mont Saint Michel
Nature and the great outdoors680 € Genêts (17.9 km)
Flight over Mont Saint-Michel Bay by Ultralight Trike or Autogyro – 20 mins
Sports sensations80 € Le Val-Saint-Père (18.4 km)
Premium Flight over Mont Saint-Michel Bay by Ultralight Trike or Autogyro – 1 hr
Sports sensations190 € Le Val-Saint-Père (18.4 km)
Flight over Mont Saint-Michel Bay on Ultralight Trike or Autogyro – 30 mins
Sports sensations120 € Le Val-Saint-Père (18.4 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Crossing of Mont-Saint-Michel Bay
HikeIntermediate3h30Le Mont-Saint-Michel (12 km)
Beach Bridge to the beach in Le Havre Lupin
HikeEasy2h00Saint-Malo (36 km)
The maritime countryside of Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer
HikeIntermediate2h20Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer (47 km)
Saint-Jacut's grand tour
HikeIntermediate6h35Saint-Jacut-de-la-Mer (47 km)
In Chateaubriand's footsteps in Plancoët (grand tour)
HikeIntermediate2h30Plancoët (49 km)


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