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Visit Clisson: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben largely re-built in Italian style about 250 years ago

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Clisson. For detailed visitor information see the Clisson travel guide.

Clisson is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 25 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Clisson is 334 kilometres from Paris).

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

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Clisson, 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 Clisson 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 Clisson

Markets in and near Clisson

Market days in Clisson: weekly market: Friday;

  • Clisson: market Friday (0km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (22km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (25km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (28km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (28km)
  • Cholet: market Saturday all day & Monday all day (30km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (32km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (32km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Clisson, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (25km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (41km)
  • Jardins du Pin (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (22km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (24km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (30km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (28km)
  • Cholet (30km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (35km)
  • Planète sauvage (parc) (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Clisson

Canton: Clisson

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44190

Distance to Clisson

from Nantes (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 334 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 766 km

from Bordeaux: 256 km

from Strasbourg: 693 km

Getting here

Clisson 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 Clisson from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cugand, Getigne, Gorges, La Bernardiere, Le Pallet, Monnieres, Mouzillon, Saint-Hilaire-de-Clisson and Saint-Lumine-de-Clisson.

This page in French: Visiter Clisson

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