Donges tourism and travel guide

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Visit Donges: highlights and tourist information

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Donges is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 42 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Donges is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brevin-les-Pins at 10 km and Briere Regional Natural Parc at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Donges, 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 Donges in Pays de la Loire.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Donges

Markets in and near Donges

Market days in Donges: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Donges: market Thursday (0km)
  • Saint-Brevin-les-Pins: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (13km)
  • Pornichet: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Herbignac: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Pornic: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • La Baule: market every day except Monday (24km)
  • Prefailles: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Guerande: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Le Pouliguen: market Friday & Tuesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (27km)

More information about Donges, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Donges, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Donges.

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Briere (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Loire Estuaire (5km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (24km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (25km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (30km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (40km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (41km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (43km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (44km)
  • Île Héron (France) (46km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (57km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (52km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (33km)
  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (38km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Donges

Canton: Montoir-de-Bretagne

Arrondissement: Saint-Nazaire

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44480

Distance to Donges

from Nantes (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 495 km

from Nice: 832 km

from Bordeaux: 300 km

from Strasbourg: 745 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Corsept, Montoir-de-Bretagne, Paimboeuf and Prinquiau.

This page in French: Visiter Donges