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Dreffeac tourism and travel guide

Photo of Dreffeac in Loire-Atlantique

Photo is of La Roche-Bernard at 19 km from Dreffeac

Visit Dreffeac: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include La Roche-Bernard at 19 km and Redon at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Dreffeac, 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 Dreffeac in Pays de la Loire.

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

La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 19 km (direction west), in the Morbihan department

The river harbour and historic old town centre make...

See La Roche-Bernard guide


at 19 km (direction west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old...

See Redon guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

Away from the beaches, Briere Regional Natural Parc is the...

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

The beach at Saint-Brevin-les-Pins is the main attraction and we...

See Saint-Brevin-les-Pins guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-west)

The emphasis in Pornichet, immediately south of La Baule, is most certainly...

See Pornichet guide


at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Langon guide


at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Morbihan department

Now listed as one of the 'most beautiful villages in...

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

Guerande is one of the most interesting towns in Pays-de-la-Loire, with...

See Guerande guide
La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west-south-west)

La Baule-Escoblac is a very pleasant and popular resort...

See La Baule guide
Le Pouliguen

Le Pouliguen

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

If you visit the beach resort of Le Pouligueun be...

See Le Pouliguen guide
La Turballe

La Turballe

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

Less developed than some resorts here, the centre of activity in La...

See La Turballe guide


at 38 km (direction west-south-west)

The fishing harbour and traditional granite houses in Piriac-sur-Mer create an...

See Piriac-sur-Mer guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

The resort at Batz-sur-Mer is much quiter and smaller than many...

See Batz-sur-Mer guide
Le Croisic

Le Croisic

at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

One of the nicest fishing harbour towns in the region, Le Croisic...

See Le Croisic guide

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

Map of places to visit near Dreffeac


Markets in and near Dreffeac

  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (5km)
  • Donges: market Thursday (18km)
  • La Roche-Bernard: market Thursday (19km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Herbignac: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Saint-Brevin-les-Pins: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Pornichet: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)
  • Penestin: market Wednesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (32km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (32km)

Hotels near Dreffeac

More information about Dreffeac, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Dreffeac, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Vilaine (14km)
  • Loire Estuaire (22km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (27km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (27km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (41km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (46km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (49km)
  • Île Héron (France) (51km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (37km)
  • Elven (49km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (29km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (46km)

Geography and distances

Dreffeac is in the north-west of France at 48 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Dreffeac is 361 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dreffeac

Canton: Saint-Gildas-des-Bois

Arrondissement: Saint-Nazaire

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44530

Distance to Dreffeac

from Nantes (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 361 km

from Calais: 479 km

from Nice: 837 km

from Bordeaux: 315 km

from Strasbourg: 739 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 Dreffeac from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Pontchateau, Saint-Gildas-Des-Bois and Sainte-Anne-sur-Brivet.

This page in French: Visiter Dreffeac

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