Breuil-Barret tourism and travel guide

Photo of Breuil-Barret in Vendee

Photo is of Vouvant at 11 km from Breuil-Barret

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

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Vouvant at 11 km and Fontenay-le-Comte at 23 km.

Breuil-Barret, France: places to visit and attractions

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 medieval castle and an...

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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 also home to the...

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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 watermill...

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Maillezais abbey

Maillezais abbey

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

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

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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 its importance iver...

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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 castles in the...

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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 centre for exploring the Marais-Poitevin...

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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 unusual environment best explored...

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Niort

Niort

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

Niort is a picturesque large town with a donjon, a market hall and a...

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Lucon

Lucon

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

Lucon is a quiet Vendee town, usually visited for its imposing cathedral and public...

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Luçon cathedral

Luçon cathedral

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

Luçon cathedral is a small cathedral with element in the roman, gothic, classical and...

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Marans

Marans

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

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

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Cholet

Cholet

at 48 km (direction north-north-west), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Cholet is a pleasant town in the Maine et Loire department....

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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 several...

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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