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Ancenis tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ancenis: highlights and tourist information

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Ancenis is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 33 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Ancenis is 310 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Clisson at 32 km and Nantes at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ancenis, 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 Ancenis in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Ancenis


Markets in and near Ancenis

Market days in Ancenis: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Ancenis: market Thursday (0km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (23km)
  • Cande: market Monday (24km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (25km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (25km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (31km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (32km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (36km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (37km)

More information about Ancenis, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Ancenis, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (24km)
  • Jardin des plantes (32km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (29km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (31km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (48km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (25km)
  • Cholet (41km)
  • Chenille-Change (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (52km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ancenis

Canton: Ancenis

Arrondissement: Ancenis

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44150

Distance to Ancenis

from Nantes (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 310 km

from Calais: 455 km

from Nice: 773 km

from Bordeaux: 285 km

from Strasbourg: 678 km

Getting here

Ancenis is in the north-west of France. 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 Ancenis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anetz, Bouzille, Drain, Lire and Saint-Gereon.

This page in French: Visiter Ancenis

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