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Casson tourism and travel guide

Photo of Casson in Loire-Atlantique

Photo is of Nantes at 19 km from Casson

Visit Casson: highlights and tourist information

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Casson is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nantes at 19 km and Clisson at 39 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Casson, 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 Casson in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Nantes guide


at 39 km (direction south-east)

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having...

See Clisson guide


at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a Roman fresco...

See Langon guide


Seaside resort at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Brevin-les-Pins guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 49 km (direction south-west)

The small town of Les Moutiers-en-Retz is best known for...

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the...

See Redon guide


at 51 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Pornic guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee,...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 54 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Jade Coast guide

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

Map of places to visit near Casson


Markets in and near Casson

  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (8km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (11km)
  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (18km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (21km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (23km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (23km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (25km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Casson, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Casson, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (19km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (19km)
  • Île Héron (France) (19km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (34km)
  • Loire Estuaire (44km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (48km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (49km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (40km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (11km)
  • La Gacilly (60km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (34km)

Geography and distances

Casson is in the north-west of France at 19 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Casson is 333 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Casson

Canton: Nort-sur-Erdre

Arrondissement: Châteaubriant

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44390

Distance to Casson

from Nantes (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 333 km

from Calais: 467 km

from Nice: 799 km

from Bordeaux: 293 km

from Strasbourg: 705 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 Casson from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grandchamps-Des-Fontaines, Nort-sur-Erdre and Suce-sur-Erdre.

This page in French: Visiter Casson

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