Guemene-Penfao tourism and travel guide

Photo of Guemene-Penfao in Loire-Atlantique

Photo is of Langon at 10 km from Guemene-Penfao

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Guemene-Penfao is situated in the Loire-Atlantique 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 Guemene-Penfao in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Langon at 10 km and Redon at 19 km.

Guemene-Penfao, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction ), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Langon guide


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

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town, Redon is...

See Redon guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Morbihan department

The river harbour and historic old town centre make La Roche-Bernard a lovely little...

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at 38 km (direction west), in the Morbihan department

Now listed as one of the 'most beautiful villages in France' you will enjoy...

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

Away from the beaches, Briere Regional Natural Parc is the second largest marsh area...

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Seaside resort at 49 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Paimpont is well known for its 'magical forest', part of the ancient forests that...

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The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 50 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire Atlantique department

The Jardin Extraordinaire de Nantes has been created in an old quarry and features...

See The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-east)

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has many monuments, museums and places...

See Nantes guide


at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old Chateaugiron help explain why it...

See Chateaugiron guide


Seaside resort at 54 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pornichet guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Guerande guide
La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 57 km (direction west-south-west)

La Baule-Escoblac is a very pleasant and popular resort with a long sandy beach...

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Le Pouliguen

Le Pouliguen

Seaside resort at 59 km (direction west-south-west)

If you visit the beach resort of Le Pouligueun be sure to follow the...

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Markets in and near Guemene-Penfao

  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (27km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (27km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (29km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (32km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (33km)
  • La Roche-Bernard: market Thursday (37km)
  • Donges: market Thursday (39km)
  • Herbignac: market Wednesday (41km)

More information about Guemene-Penfao, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Guemene-Penfao, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île-aux-Pies (24km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (24km)
  • Vallée du Canut (39km)
  • Loire Estuaire (44km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (47km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (49km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (13km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (42km)

Geography and distances

Guemene-Penfao is in the north-west of France at 50 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Guemene-Penfao is 338 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Guemene-Penfao

Canton: Guémené-Penfao

Arrondissement: Châteaubriant

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44290

Distance to Guemene-Penfao

from Nantes (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 338 km

from Calais: 456 km

from Nice: 830 km

from Bordeaux: 325 km

from Strasbourg: 719 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 Guemene-Penfao from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Masserac.

This page in French: Visiter Guemene-Penfao