Chemere tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Les Moutiers-en-Retz at 9 km from Chemere

Visit Chemere: highlights and tourist information

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Chemere 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 Chemere in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Moutiers-en-Retz at 9 km and Pornic at 14 km.

Chemere, 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 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide


at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Pornic guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 18 km (direction west)

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

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Seaside resort at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

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The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 29 km (direction east-north-east), in the Loire Atlantique department

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

See The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes guide


at 30 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nantes guide


at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter resorts of the...

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide


Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pornichet guide


Seaside resort at 38 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches and one of...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide
La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See La Baule guide
Le Pouliguen

Le Pouliguen

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

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

See Le Pouliguen guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 43 km (direction north-west)

Away from the beaches, Briere Regional Natural Parc is the second largest...

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Seaside resort at 45 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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Markets in and near Chemere

  • La Bernerie-en-Retz: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Pornic: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (15km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (17km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (17km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (20km)
  • Prefailles: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Saint-Brevin-les-Pins: market Wednesday (23km)

More information about Chemere, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Chemere, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (30km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (16km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (18km)
  • Loire Estuaire (24km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (25km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (31km)
  • Île Héron (France) (34km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (48km)
  • Fort de Pierre-Levée (55km)
  • Port-Joinville (55km)
  • Phare de l'île d'Yeu (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (11km)

Geography and distances

Chemere is in the north-west of France at 29 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Chemere is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chemere

Canton: Bourgneuf-en-Retz

Arrondissement: Saint-Nazaire

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44680

Distance to Chemere

from Nantes (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 506 km

from Nice: 811 km

from Bordeaux: 274 km

from Strasbourg: 739 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 Chemere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arthon-en-Retz, Chauve and Saint-Hilaire-de-Chaleons.

This page in French: Visiter Chemere


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