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Breuil-Barret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Breuil-Barret in Vendee

Photo is of Vouvant at 11 km from Breuil-Barret

Visit Breuil-Barret: highlights and tourist information

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Breuil-Barret is situated in the Vendee department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 11 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Breuil-Barret, 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 Breuil-Barret in Pays de la Loire.

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

Vouvant

Vouvant

Most Beautiful Village at 11 km (direction south-west)

The pleasant village of Vouvant still retains part of a...

See Vouvant guide
Fontenay-le-Comte

Fontenay-le-Comte

at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

With some interesting 18th century townhouses to see, Fontenay-le-Comte is...

See Fontenay-le-Comte guide
Nieul-sur-l'Autise

Nieul-sur-l'Autise

at 25 km (direction south)

Highlights in Nieul-sur-l'Autise include the Abbey of Saint-Vincent and a traditional...

See Nieul-sur-l'Autise guide
Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

Abbey at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

The ruins of the Maillezais abbey are on the edge of...

See Maillezais abbey guide
 
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Parthenay

Parthenay

at 33 km (direction east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Parthenay is a quiet town, with historic monuments that hint at...

See Parthenay guide
Chateau de Cherveux

Chateau de Cherveux

Castle at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

The Chateau de Cherveux, one of the best preserved 15th century...

See Chateau de Cherveux guide
Coulon

Coulon

Most Beautiful Village at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Established since 2000 years agio, Coulon is now a...

See Coulon guide
Marais Poitevin

Marais Poitevin

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Charente-Maritime department

The Marais-Poitevin is a region of canals and marshes, an...

See Marais Poitevin guide
Niort

Niort

at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

A typical local town rather than a tourist town, Niort does have...

See Niort guide
Lucon

Lucon

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for...

See Lucon guide
Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

Cathedral at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in the...

See Luçon cathedral guide
Marans

Marans

at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Charente-Maritime department

Marans is a small town with a pretty section along the...

See Marans guide
Thouars

Thouars

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Deux-Sevres department

Best known for its 17th century castle, in Thouars you can also...

See Thouars guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 52 km (direction north-west)

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee, known...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide

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Map of places to visit near Breuil-Barret

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Markets in and near Breuil-Barret

  • Coulonges-sur-l'Autize: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Fontenay-le-Comte: market Saturday all day (23km)
  • Bressuire: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (31km)
  • Benet: market Monday (32km)
  • Parthenay: market Wednesday all day (33km)
  • Niort: market Thursday all day & Saturday all day (40km)
  • Argenton-Chateau: market Thursday (41km)
  • Lucon: market Wednesday & Saturday (43km)
  • La Creche: market Sunday (43km)

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Tourist attractions near Breuil-Barret, France

What to do at Breuil-Barret? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Breuil-Barret.

Grand sites of France

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre-Dame (Vouvant) (11km)
  • Abbaye Royale (Nieul-sur-l'Autise) (25km)
  • Abbaye Saint Pierre et Eglise de Saint Nicolas (Maillezais) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint-Eulalie (Benet) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre-Dame de l'Assomption (Maille) (35km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Saint Pierre (Airvault) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Généroux (Saint-Generoux) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Bâtiment (28km)
  • La Guyonnière (35km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (36km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie de l'Aiguillon (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Natur'Zoo de Mervent (16km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Breuil-Barret is in the west of France at 56 kilometres from La Roche-sur-Yon, the department capital (general information: Breuil-Barret is 334 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Breuil-Barret

Canton: Châtaigneraie

Arrondissement: Fontenay-le-Comte

Department: Vendee

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 85120

Distance to Breuil-Barret

from La Roche-sur-Yon (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 334 km

from Calais: 513 km

from Nice: 704 km

from Bordeaux: 202 km

from Strasbourg: 667 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car from a cross-channel ferry port - Saint Malo is convenient at around 3 hours drive. For driving distances to Breuil-Barret from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Aux-Lys, La Chataigneraie, La Tardiere, Loge-Fougereuse, Moutiers-sous-Chantemerle, Saint-Maurice-Des-Noues, Saint-Paul-en-Gatine and Saint-Pierre-du-Chemin.

This page in French: Visiter Breuil-Barret

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