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Chateaubriant tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chateaubriant in Loire-Atlantique

Photo is of Langon at 35 km from Chateaubriant

Visit Chateaubriant: highlights and tourist information

To Visit  Attractions 

Chateaubriant is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Langon at 35 km and Chateaugiron at 38 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Chateaubriant, 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 Chateaubriant in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 35 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a Roman fresco...

See Langon guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old...

See Chateaugiron guide


at 47 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

A town not be missed, Vitré has a superb historic centre...

See Vitre guide


at 50 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

An unmissable highlight in the region, Rennes has a very picturesque...

See Rennes guide


at 60 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

The castle, the river and the historic centre make...

See Laval guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loire-Atlantique

Map of places to visit near Chateaubriant


Markets in and near Chateaubriant

  • Pouance: market Thursday (15km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (25km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (27km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Cande: market Monday (31km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (32km)
  • Craon: market Monday (35km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (38km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (38km)

More information about Chateaubriant, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chateaubriant, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (35km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (45km)
  • Jardins du Pin (51km)
  • Jardins de Broceliande (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Étang de la Valière (45km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (45km)
  • Vallée du Canut (48km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (44km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (47km)
  • Le Rheu (53km)

Geography and distances

Chateaubriant is in the north-west of France at 57 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Chateaubriant is 303 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateaubriant

Canton: Châteaubriant

Arrondissement: Châteaubriant

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44110

Distance to Chateaubriant

from Nantes (prefecture): 57 km

from Paris: 303 km

from Calais: 429 km

from Nice: 805 km

from Bordeaux: 326 km

from Strasbourg: 683 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive by car via one of the ferry ports such as Saint-Malo or Cherbourg. Allow around 3 hours for the trip in France. For driving distances to Chateaubriant from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Louisfert and Soudan.

This page in French: Visiter Chateaubriant

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