Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Ille-et-Vilaine

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


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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Ille-et-Vilaine a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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)

Seasonal weather averages in Ille-et-Vilaine

If you're planning a vacation around warm-weather activities, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 74°F.

Natural features

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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center. 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Ille-et-Vilaine?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,631 house rentals around Ille-et-Vilaine. From 1,320 Houses to 104 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Ille-et-Vilaine is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Saint-Malo: 2,280 vacation rentals
  • Pleurtuit: 2,444 vacation rentals
  • Saint-Lunaire: 2,065 vacation rentals
  • Saint-Briac-sur-Mer: 2,043 vacation rentals
  • Lancieux: 2,021 vacation rentals

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

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

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ille-et-Vilaine:

  • Saint-Malo: 2,280 rentals
  • Pleurtuit: 2,444 rentals
  • Saint-Lunaire: 2,065 rentals
  • Saint-Briac-sur-Mer: 2,043 rentals
  • Lancieux: 2,021 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Ille-et-Vilaine?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Ille-et-Vilaine are:

  • Pleurtuit Airport (DNR): 2,971 home rentals
  • St Jacques Airport (RNS): 267 home rentals
  • Granville Airport (GFR): 1,067 home rentals

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Ille-et-Vilaine. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Solidor Tower: 2,874 vacation homes
  • St. Malo Citadel: 2,817 vacation homes
  • St-Armel Station: 301 vacation homes
  • Breteil Station: 348 vacation homes
  • University of Rennes 2: 338 vacation homes

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.

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