Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Ille-et-Vilaine

Enjoy the history and other features of Ille-et-Vilaine. Travellers to this walkable city praise the restaurants, beaches and sightseeing. St. Malo Citadel and Thabor Botanic Gardens are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Ille-et-Vilaine

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Ille-et-Vilaine a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Freslonniere Golf Course (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Rennes Golf Course (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Cice-Blossac Golf Course (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Enigmaparc (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Cobac Parc (20.9 mi / 33.7 km)
  • Des Ormes Golf Club (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Ille-et-Vilaine

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 23°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ille-et-Vilaine

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Ille-et-Vilaine is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Thabor Botanic Gardens (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Foret de Paimpont (27.1 mi / 43.5 km)
  • Domaine de Boulet (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Mont Dol (28.8 mi / 46.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Ille-et-Vilaine

The nearest airport is in Rennes (RNS-Saint-Jacques), located 7.6 mi (12.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Dinard (DNR-Dinard - Pleurtuit - Saint-Malo), which is 35.6 mi (57.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Betton Station, Chevaigne Station and Rennes Pontchaillou Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Ille-et-Vilaine by jumping on the metro at Pontchaillou Metro Station, Anatole France Metro Station or Sainte Anne Station.

Where to stay near Ille-et-Vilaine?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,543 holiday rentals near Ille-et-Vilaine. From 1,358 Houses to 101 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ille-et-Vilaine for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Ille-et-Vilaine?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ille-et-Vilaine. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Saint-Malo: 2,284 holiday rentals
  • Dinard: 2,221 holiday rentals
  • Saint-M'Hervé: 29 holiday rentals
  • Dol-de-Bretagne: 441 holiday rentals
  • Fougères: 31 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Ille-et-Vilaine! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Ille-et-Vilaine?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Ille-et-Vilaine with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Saint-Malo: 2,284 holiday homes
  • Dinard: 2,221 holiday homes
  • Saint-M'Hervé: 29 holiday homes
  • Dol-de-Bretagne: 441 holiday homes
  • Fougères: 31 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Ille-et-Vilaine?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Ille-et-Vilaine are:

  • Pleurtuit Airport (DNR): 2,980 holiday houses
  • St Jacques Airport (RNS): 260 holiday houses
  • Granville Airport (GFR): 1,134 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Ille-et-Vilaine?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Ille-et-Vilaine. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • INSA Rennes: 254 holiday rentals
  • Noyal/Acigné Station: 248 holiday rentals
  • Corps-Nuds Station: 244 holiday rentals
  • Dol de Bretagne Station: 2,811 holiday rentals
  • Vitre Chateau: 62 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Ille-et-Vilaine listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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