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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire-Atlantique

Halfway Nantes and Vannes, opening the door of Brittany, Missillac is a charming and pleasant rural town. Its location between the sea and countryside, bordering the Parc Naturel Régional de Brière, gives it a special tourist attraction.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.4818410 (N 47° 28’ 55”)
Longitude-2.1601060 (W 2° 9’ 36”)
Surface area59.55 km²
Population5091 inhabitants
Density85 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNantes (63 km, 51 min)
Insee code44098
IntercommunalityCC du Pays de Pontchâteau St Gildas des Bois
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Dolay7.5 km (8 min)
La Chapelle-des-Marais8.1 km (10 min)
Sainte-Reine-de-Bretagne8.6 km (9 min)
Sévérac9.8 km (9 min)
Saint-Gildas-des-Bois10.7 km (11 min)
Pontchâteau11.3 km (11 min)
Théhillac11.9 km (13 min)
Crossac13.2 km (14 min)
Herbignac13.7 km (15 min)
Nivillac13.8 km (12 min)
La Roche-Bernard14 km (12 min)
Drefféac14.4 km (11 min)
Rieux15.5 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

From 15 to 20 August: Encounters Franco-American Chamber Music.


Château de la Bretesche (© OT Pont-Château St Gildas des Bois)
Château de la Bretesche (© OT Pont-Château St Gildas des Bois)
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Maiden microlight flight
Sports sensations75 € La Baule-Escoublac (26 km)
Visit Piriac-sur-Mer and taste oysters
Local flavours45 € La Baule-Escoublac (28 km)
Kitesurfing lessons on Brittany’s beaches
Sports sensations80 € to 500 € Sarzeau (41 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Grand Val Trail-caden
HikeAthletic5h00Caden (19.1 km)
Ardoisières Trail malansac
HikeIntermediate6h10Malansac (24 km)
Vélocéan - Cycling in Loire-Atlantique
Cycling itineraryEasy4h30Saint-Brevin-les-Pins (26 km)
Rochefort-en-terre trail
HikeEasy2h40Rochefort-en-Terre (27 km)
Popinettes Trail, Questembert
HikeIntermediate4h25Questembert (30 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals