Vritz tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 39 km from Vritz

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Vritz 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 Vritz in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 39 km and Apocalypse Tapestry at 40 km.

Vritz, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 39 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

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

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

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Chateau d\'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

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

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

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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at 41 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has more than 200...

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at 54 km (direction south-west)

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

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The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Loire Atlantique department

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

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at 62 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 and summer...

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at 67 km (direction east-north-east), in the Mayenne department

The principal attraction in Saulges is the caves, occupied in prehistoric times...

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Markets in and near Vritz

  • Cande: market Monday (3km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (19km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (24km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (25km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (27km)
  • Craon: market Monday (30km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (35km)
  • Chateau-Gontier: market Thursday & (39km)

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Tourist attractions near Vritz, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (24km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (31km)
  • Jardin des plantes (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (40km)
  • Île Héron (France) (52km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (33km)
  • Coudray (39km)
  • Carquefou (45km)
  • La Cropte (60km)

Geography and distances

Vritz is in the north-west of France at 54 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Vritz is 290 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vritz

Canton: Saint-Mars-la-Jaille

Arrondissement: Ancenis

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49440

Distance to Vritz

from Nantes (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 290 km

from Calais: 430 km

from Nice: 778 km

from Bordeaux: 307 km

from Strasbourg: 664 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 Vritz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

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

This page in French: Visiter Vritz