Basse-Goulaine tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Nantes at 6 km from Basse-Goulaine

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Basse-Goulaine 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 Basse-Goulaine in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nantes at 6 km and The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes at 7 km.

Basse-Goulaine, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Nantes guide
The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 7 km (direction 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 20 km (direction south-east)

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben largely re-built...

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Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vendee department

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

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Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

The small town of Les Moutiers-en-Retz is best known for the nearby beach which...

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide


at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Cholet is a pleasant town in the Maine et Loire department....

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at 49 km (direction west)

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

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Seaside resort at 65 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches and one of the livelier...

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at 67 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town, Redon is...

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Map of places to visit near Basse-Goulaine


Markets in and near Basse-Goulaine

  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (9km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (11km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (16km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (19km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (20km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (20km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (22km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (25km)

More information about Basse-Goulaine, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Basse-Goulaine, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (6km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (2km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (5km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (21km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (36km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (9km)
  • Cholet (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (25km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (55km)

Geography and distances

Basse-Goulaine is in the north-west of France at 7 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Basse-Goulaine is 337 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Basse-Goulaine

Canton: Vertou-Vignoble

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44115

Distance to Basse-Goulaine

from Nantes (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 337 km

from Calais: 480 km

from Nice: 785 km

from Bordeaux: 273 km

from Strasbourg: 703 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 Basse-Goulaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Haute-Goulaine, Saint-Julien-de-Concelles, Saint-Sebastien-sur-Loire, Sainte-Luce-sur-Loire, Thouare-sur-Loire and Vertou.

This page in French: Visiter Basse-Goulaine