Bourgneuf-en-Retz tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les Moutiers-en-Retz at 4 km from Bourgneuf-en-Retz

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Bourgneuf-en-Retz 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 Bourgneuf-en-Retz in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Moutiers-en-Retz at 4 km and Pornic at 14 km.

Bourgneuf-en-Retz, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 14 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 18 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 21 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

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at 27 km (direction 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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Seaside resort at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

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Seaside resort at 29 km (direction south-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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Seaside resort at 36 km (direction south), in the Vendee department

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

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The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire Atlantique department

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

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at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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at 38 km (direction south), in the Vendee department

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and traditional town, very lively in...

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Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Le Pouliguen

Le Pouliguen

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Markets in and near Bourgneuf-en-Retz

  • La Bernerie-en-Retz: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Pornic: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (16km)
  • Barbatre: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Noirmoutier: market Tuesday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (21km)
  • La Barre-de-Monts: market Saturday (22km)
  • Prefailles: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • La Gueriniere: market Thursday & Sunday (22km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (23km)

More information about Bourgneuf-en-Retz, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Bourgneuf-en-Retz, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (11km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (22km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (24km)
  • Loire Estuaire (30km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (37km)
  • Île Héron (France) (40km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (46km)
  • Phare de la Pointe des Corbeaux (47km)
  • Port-Joinville (47km)
  • Phare de l'île d'Yeu (49km)
  • Aérodrome de L'Île-d'Yeu (49km)
  • Vieux-château de l'Île d'Yeu (50km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (17km)

Geography and distances

Bourgneuf-en-Retz is in the north-west of France at 36 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Bourgneuf-en-Retz is 378 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourgneuf-en-Retz

Canton: Bourgneuf-en-Retz

Arrondissement: Saint-Nazaire

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44580

Distance to Bourgneuf-en-Retz

from Nantes (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 378 km

from Calais: 515 km

from Nice: 810 km

from Bordeaux: 267 km

from Strasbourg: 744 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 Bourgneuf-en-Retz from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Fresnay-en-Retz and Les Moutiers-en-Retz.

This page in French: Visiter Bourgneuf-en-Retz