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Plesse tourism and travel guide

Photo of Plesse in Loire-Atlantique

Photo is of Redon at 19 km from Plesse

Visit Plesse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Redon at 19 km and Langon at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Plesse, 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 Plesse in Pays de la Loire.

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



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

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

See Redon guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-east), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Langon guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 31 km (direction west), in the Morbihan department

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

See La Roche-Bernard guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide


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

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

See Rochefort-en-Terre guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Brevin-les-Pins guide


at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nantes guide


Seaside resort at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pornichet guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Guerande guide
La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Baule guide


at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

Pornic is one of the liveliest and most vibrant harbour towns...

See Pornic guide
Le Pouliguen

Le Pouliguen

Seaside resort at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Pouliguen guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 51 km (direction south-south-west)

Pornic, a traditional port town with an attrcative harbour, is well...

See Jade Coast guide
La Turballe

La Turballe

Seaside resort at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Turballe guide

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

Map of places to visit near Plesse


Markets in and near Plesse

  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (19km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (19km)
  • Donges: market Thursday (28km)
  • La Roche-Bernard: market Thursday (31km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (31km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (32km)
  • Herbignac: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (37km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (39km)

More information about Plesse, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Plesse, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Vilaine (20km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (26km)
  • Loire Estuaire (33km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (41km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (45km)
  • Île Héron (France) (47km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (38km)

Geography and distances

Plesse is in the north-west of France at 44 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Plesse is 346 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Plesse

Canton: Saint-Nicolas-de-Redon

Arrondissement: Châteaubriant

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44630

Distance to Plesse

from Nantes (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 346 km

from Calais: 466 km

from Nice: 829 km

from Bordeaux: 317 km

from Strasbourg: 725 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 Plesse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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

This page in French: Visiter Plesse

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