Geneston tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Clisson at 18 km from Geneston

Visit Geneston: highlights and tourist information

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Geneston 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 Geneston in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clisson at 18 km and Nantes at 18 km.

Geneston, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction east)

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben largely re-built...

See Clisson guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Nantes guide
The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 18 km (direction north-north-west), in the Loire Atlantique department

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

See The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 31 km (direction east), in the Vendee department

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide
La Roche-sur-Yon

La Roche-sur-Yon

at 44 km (direction south-south-east), in the Vendee department

La Roche-sur-Yon has an attractive town centre around the gardens of the Place Napoleon...

See La Roche-sur-Yon guide


at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Pornic guide


at 48 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Cholet is a pleasant town in the Maine et Loire department....

See Cholet guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 49 km (direction west)

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

See Jade Coast guide


Seaside resort at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide


Seaside resort at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide


at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and traditional town, very lively in...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


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

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

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide


Seaside resort at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Brevin-les-Pins guide

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Markets in and near Geneston

  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (16km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (18km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (18km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (20km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (24km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (24km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (27km)

More information about Geneston, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Geneston, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (18km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (13km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (18km)
  • Île Héron (France) (18km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (24km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (20km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (48km)

Geography and distances

Geneston is in the north-west of France at 18 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Geneston is 350 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Geneston

Canton: Aigrefeuille-sur-Maine

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44140

Distance to Geneston

from Nantes (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 350 km

from Calais: 498 km

from Nice: 780 km

from Bordeaux: 257 km

from Strasbourg: 712 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 Geneston from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Planche, Le Bignon, Montbert and Saint-Colomban.

This page in French: Visiter Geneston