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Champtoceaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Champtoceaux in Maine-et-Loire

Photo is of Nantes at 25 km from Champtoceaux

Visit Champtoceaux: highlights and tourist information

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Champtoceaux is situated in the Maine-et-Loire department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nantes at 25 km and Clisson at 28 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Champtoceaux, 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 Champtoceaux in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Nantes guide


at 28 km (direction south), in the Loire-Atlantique department

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

See Clisson guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

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

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Langon guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Maine-et-Loire

Map of places to visit near Champtoceaux


Markets in and near Champtoceaux

  • Ancenis: market Thursday (8km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (17km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (20km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (26km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (28km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (30km)
  • Cande: market Monday (31km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (32km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (34km)

More information about Champtoceaux, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Champtoceaux, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (24km)
  • Jardins du Pin (32km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (54km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (21km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (23km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (41km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (56km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (55km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (17km)
  • Cholet (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (44km)

Geography and distances

Champtoceaux is in the western-centre of France at 56 kilometres from Angers, the department capital (general information: Champtoceaux is 317 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Champtoceaux

Canton: Champtoceaux

Arrondissement: Cholet

Department: Maine-et-Loire

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 49270

Distance to Champtoceaux

from Angers (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 317 km

from Calais: 461 km

from Nice: 778 km

from Bordeaux: 283 km

from Strasbourg: 685 km

Getting here

Most visitors arrive in a car from one of the ferry terminals - Saint Malo and Caen are most practical, allow around 3-4 hours for the journey. For driving distances to Champtoceaux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Couffe, Drain, La Varenne, Le Cellier, Oudon, Saint-Gereon and Saint-Sauveur-de-Landemont.

This page in French: Visiter Champtoceaux

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