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Saint-Germain-en-Coglès - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ille-et-Vilaine

Saint-Germain-en-Coglès is located in Ille-et-Vilaine, a few kilometers north of the town of Fougères. Perched at an average of 131 meters, the town is wooded and hilly, offering visitors beautiful walks.

The name of the commune comes from Saint-Germain, bishop of Auxerre in the 5th century and Breton "coglez" (north). It is today populated by a little more than 2 000 inhabitants.

The town has invested for several years in the embellishment of its borough, proposing a creative flowering and renewed every year, which is why it has three clovers in the national ranking of cities and floral villages.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.4038350 (N 48° 24’ 14”)
Longitude-1.2627850 (W 1° 15’ 46”)
AltitudeFrom 105m to 194m
Surface area32.09 km²
Population2079 inhabitants
Density64 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureRennes (56 km, 41 min)
Insee code35273
IntercommunalityCC Coglais Communauté Marches de Bretagne

Nearest cities & towns

Le Châtellier1.8 km (4 min)
Saint-Étienne-en-Coglès5.6 km (8 min)
Lécousse5.8 km (6 min)
Montours5.9 km (7 min)
Parigné7.8 km (13 min)
Fougères8.3 km (13 min)
Poilley8.5 km (12 min)
Saint-Sauveur-des-Landes8.7 km (14 min)
La Selle-en-Coglès9.1 km (11 min)
Saint-Brice-en-Coglès10.6 km (13 min)
Le Ferré11.6 km (15 min)
Villamée11.7 km (14 min)
Laignelet11.7 km (15 min)
Coglès12 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres

Events and festivities

The Feast of Nature, which takes place in the garden of the water, a Sunday at the end of May. Fun and convivial festival celebrating the nature proposing numerous animations: stands of associations and local producers, educational workshops, donkey rides, make-up workshop, tales, shows, musical animations...


Interpretation tour of the Jardin de l'Eau
Interpretation tour of the Jardin de l'Eau
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Chapel of Marigny
Chapel of Marigny
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View of the village of Saint-Germain-en-Coglès
View of the village of Saint-Germain-en-Coglès
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Dolmen of the Rocher-Jacquau
Dolmen of the Rocher-Jacquau
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Garden of the water
Garden of the water
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A path in the Garden of Water
A path in the Garden of Water
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Church of Saint-Germain-d'Auxerre
Church of Saint-Germain-d'Auxerre
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Cave of Lourdes
Cave of Lourdes
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Fountain of the Dying
Fountain of the Dying
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Hiking trail on Saint-Germain-en-Coglès
Hiking trail on Saint-Germain-en-Coglès
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Wednesday 18 october
Min. 12°C - Max. 17°C
Thursday 19 october
Min. 11°C - Max. 17°C
Friday 20 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 16°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Le Rocher Portail Castle
Culture and education9 € Saint-Brice-en-Coglès (7.7 km)
Flight over Mont Saint-Michel Bay by Ultralight Trike or Autogyro – 20 mins
Sports sensations80 € Le Val-Saint-Père (30 km)
Premium Flight over Mont Saint-Michel Bay by Ultralight Trike or Autogyro – 1 hr
Sports sensations190 € Le Val-Saint-Père (30 km)
Flight over Mont Saint-Michel Bay on Ultralight Trike or Autogyro – 30 mins
Sports sensations120 € Le Val-Saint-Père (30 km)
Mont Saint Michel Abbey : fast-track ticket valid year-long
Culture and education10 € Le Mont-Saint-Michel (32 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Crossing of Mont-Saint-Michel Bay
HikeIntermediate3h30Le Mont-Saint-Michel (32 km)
Around Lande Pourrie
Car itineraryEasy4h00Saint-Cyr-du-Bailleul (39 km)
Pays Domfrontais
Car itineraryEasy5h00Soucé (45 km)


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