Montrelais tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Apocalypse Tapestry at 32 km from Montrelais

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Montrelais 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 Montrelais in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Apocalypse Tapestry at 32 km and Chateau d'Angers at 32 km.

Montrelais, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100 metres long,...

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Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting contrast with...

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic architecture...

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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 32 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years of religious...

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at 33 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and many...

See Angers guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 35 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has more...

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Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it combines...

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at 41 km (direction south-west)

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben...

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Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

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at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire Atlantique department

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

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Markets in and near Montrelais

  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (16km)
  • Cande: market Monday (20km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (21km)
  • Chemille: market Thursday (27km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (30km)
  • Angers: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (32km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (32km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Saint-Barthelemy-d'Anjou: market Tuesday (37km)

More information about Montrelais, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Montrelais, France

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

National Monuments

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (8km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (45km)
  • Jardin des plantes (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (34km)
  • Île Héron (France) (44km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (37km)
  • Carquefou (41km)
  • Chenille-Change (41km)
  • Aubigne-sur-Layon (43km)
  • Coudray (51km)

Geography and distances

Montrelais is in the north-west of France at 48 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Montrelais is 295 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Montrelais

Canton: Varades

Arrondissement: Ancenis

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44370

Distance to Montrelais

from Nantes (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 295 km

from Calais: 446 km

from Nice: 760 km

from Bordeaux: 285 km

from Strasbourg: 662 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 Montrelais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ingrandes, La Chapelle-Saint-Sauveur, Le Fresne-sur-Loire, Le Mesnil-en-Vallee, Saint-Florent-le-Vieil, Saint-Laurent-du-Mottay and Varades.

This page in French: Visiter Montrelais


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