Boussay tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau de Tiffauges at 6 km from Boussay

Visit Boussay: highlights and tourist information

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Boussay 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 Boussay in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau de Tiffauges at 6 km and Clisson at 9 km.

Boussay, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 6 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 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 23 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

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at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Loire Atlantique department

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

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La Roche-sur-Yon

La Roche-sur-Yon

at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

La Roche-sur-Yon has an attractive town centre around the gardens of the Place Napoleon...

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Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 67 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100 metres long, telling the...

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Chateau d\'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 67 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting contrast with the more...

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 67 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic architecture in France...

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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 67 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years of religious architecture with...

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at 67 km (direction north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and many other interesting...

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at 69 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

Brem-sur-Mer is a small resort with a long beach to the north of Les...

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Markets in and near Boussay

  • Clisson: market Friday (8km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (17km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (23km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (23km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (33km)
  • Mauleon: market Friday (35km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (36km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (36km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (37km)

More information about Boussay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Boussay, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (33km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (34km)
  • Jardins du Pin (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (30km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (32km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (38km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (26km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Cholet (23km)
  • Carquefou (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (26km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (44km)

Geography and distances

Boussay is in the north-west of France at 34 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Boussay is 331 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boussay

Canton: Clisson

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44190

Distance to Boussay

from Nantes (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 331 km

from Calais: 487 km

from Nice: 757 km

from Bordeaux: 250 km

from Strasbourg: 688 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 Boussay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cugand, Getigne, La Bruffiere, Tiffauges and Torfou.

This page in French: Visiter Boussay