Batz-sur-Mer tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: The resort at Batz-sur-Mer is much quiter and smaller than many nearby, ideal if you prefer to avoid excessive crowds!

Batz-sur-Mer is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Batz-sur-Mer. For detailed visitor information see the Batz-sur-Mer travel guide.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Batz-sur-Mer in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Pouliguen at 4 km and Guerande at 7 km.

Batz-sur-Mer, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Croisic

Le Croisic

at 3 km (direction north-west)

One of the nicest fishing harbour towns in the region, Le Croisic is a...

See Le Croisic guide
Le Pouliguen

Le Pouliguen

Seaside resort at 4 km (direction east)

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

See Le Pouliguen guide


at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Guerande guide
La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 7 km (direction east)

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

See La Baule guide
La Turballe

La Turballe

Seaside resort at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See La Turballe guide


Seaside resort at 11 km (direction east)

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

See Pornichet guide


at 12 km (direction north-north-west)

The fishing harbour and traditional granite houses in Piriac-sur-Mer create an interesting diversion from...

See Piriac-sur-Mer guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 19 km (direction north-east)

Away from the beaches, Briere Regional Natural Parc is the second largest marsh area...

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction east)

The beach at Saint-Brevin-les-Pins is the main attraction and we also enjoyed exploring the...

See Saint-Brevin-les-Pins guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Morbihan department

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

See La Roche-Bernard guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Pornic guide


at 35 km (direction north-west), in the Morbihan department

See Suscinio Castle and the Gardens of Chateau de Kerlevenan in Sarzeau before heading...

See Sarzeau guide


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

On Noirmoutier island you can find lots of sandy beaches and a traditional port...

See Noirmoutier guide

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Map of places to visit near Batz-sur-Mer


Markets in and near Batz-sur-Mer

Market days in Batz-sur-Mer: weekly market: Monday; seasonal market: Friday;

  • Batz-sur-Mer: market Friday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Batz-sur-Mer: market Monday (0km)
  • Le Croisic: market Thursday & Saturday (2km)
  • Le Pouliguen: market Friday & Tuesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Guerande: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • La Baule: market every day except Monday (7km)
  • Pornichet: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Penestin: market Wednesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (23km)

More information about Batz-sur-Mer, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Batz-sur-Mer, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais Salants de Guérande (16km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (24km)
  • Loire Estuaire (27km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (35km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (39km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (39km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (40km)
  • Anse de Mancel (40km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (41km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (43km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (43km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (44km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (44km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (45km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (45km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (45km)
  • Pont de Kérino (45km)
  • Vincin (47km)
  • Source - Marle (47km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (47km)
  • Pont du Vincin (48km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (48km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (52km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (36km)

Geography and distances

Batz-sur-Mer is in the north-west of France at 71 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Batz-sur-Mer is 400 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Batz-sur-Mer

Canton: Croisic

Arrondissement: Saint-Nazaire

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44740

Distance to Batz-sur-Mer

from Nantes (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 400 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 857 km

from Bordeaux: 309 km

from Strasbourg: 776 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 Batz-sur-Mer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Guerande, Le Croisic and Le Pouliguen.

This page in French: Visiter Batz-sur-Mer