Bouguenais tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes at 7 km from Bouguenais

Visit Bouguenais: highlights and tourist information

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Bouguenais 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 Bouguenais in Pays de la Loire.

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

Bouguenais, France: places to visit and attractions

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

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 7 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire Atlantique department

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

See The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes guide


at 7 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Clisson guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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at 37 km (direction west)

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

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Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 41 km (direction west)

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

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Seaside resort at 42 km (direction west)

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

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Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 43 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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at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

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Seaside resort at 54 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 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter resorts of the Vendee coast...

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Map of places to visit near Bouguenais


Markets in and near Bouguenais

  • Nantes: market Sunday (3km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (4km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (6km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (9km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (10km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (16km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (28km)

More information about Bouguenais, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Bouguenais, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (8km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (8km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (10km)
  • Île Héron (France) (11km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (25km)
  • Loire Estuaire (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (13km)

Geography and distances

Bouguenais is in the north-west of France at 7 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Bouguenais is 349 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouguenais

Canton: Rezé

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44340

Distance to Bouguenais

from Nantes (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 349 km

from Calais: 490 km

from Nice: 793 km

from Bordeaux: 273 km

from Strasbourg: 716 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 Bouguenais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouaye, Indre, La Montagne, Nantes, Pont-Saint-Martin, Reze and Saint-Herblain.

This page in French: Visiter Bouguenais