Breteau tourism and travel guide

Photo of Breteau in Loiret

Visit Breteau: highlights and tourist information

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Breteau is situated in the Loiret department and Loire Valley region (now part of the Centre-Loire Valley region), in the western-centre of France at 78 kilometres from Orleans, the department capital (general information: Breteau is 136 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Briare at 13 km and Gien at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Breteau, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Breteau in Centre-Loire Valley.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loiret

Map of places to visit near Breteau

Markets in and near Breteau

  • Bleneau: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Briare: market Friday (13km)
  • Saint-Fargeau: market Friday (14km)
  • Chatillon-sur-Loire: market Thursday (15km)
  • Chatillon-Coligny: market Friday (16km)
  • Beaulieu-sur-Loire: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Gien: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (30km)
  • Toucy: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Breteau, Loire Valley

Tourist attractions near Breteau, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Breteau.

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame-du-Pré (Donzy) (39km)
  • Abbaye de Saint Benoît sur Loire (Saint-Benoit-sur-Loire Abbey) (46km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame (Boiscommun) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Potager du jardin du château de La Bussière (15km)
  • Arboretum national des Barres (20km)
  • Jardins du manoir du Grand Courtoiseau (29km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Breteau

Canton: Briare

Arrondissement: Montargis

Department: Loiret

Region: Loire Valley

New region: Centre-Loire Valley

Postcode: 45250

Distance to Breteau

from Orleans (prefecture): 78 km

from Paris: 136 km

from Calais: 371 km

from Nice: 558 km

from Bordeaux: 414 km

from Strasbourg: 374 km

Getting here

Breteau is in the western-centre of France. Most visitors will either fly into one of the airports in Paris (Orly / Charles de Gaulle) or come via a ferry from the UK to a port such as Le Havre and Caen, 3-4 hours drive from here. For driving distances to Breteau from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bleneau, Champoulet and Escrignelles.

This page in French: Visiter Breteau