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Carquefou tourism and travel guide

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Visit Carquefou: highlights and tourist information

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Carquefou is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 10 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Carquefou is 334 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Carquefou include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Nantes at 10 km and Clisson at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Carquefou, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Carquefou in Pays de la Loire.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loire-Atlantique

Map of places to visit near Carquefou


Markets in and near Carquefou

Market days in Carquefou: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Carquefou: market Thursday (0km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (14km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (16km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (17km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (20km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (22km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (23km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (25km)

More information about Carquefou, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Carquefou, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (9km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (9km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (9km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (26km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (42km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (62km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Carquefou

Canton: Carquefou

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44470

Distance to Carquefou

from Nantes (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 334 km

from Calais: 473 km

from Nice: 790 km

from Bordeaux: 283 km

from Strasbourg: 703 km

Getting here

Carquefou is in the north-west of France. 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 Carquefou from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-sur-Erdre, Sainte-Luce-sur-Loire, Suce-sur-Erdre and Thouare-sur-Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Carquefou

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