Gorges tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gorges in Loire-Atlantique

Photo is of Clisson at 2 km from Gorges

Visit Gorges: highlights and tourist information

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Gorges 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 Gorges in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clisson at 2 km and Chateau de Tiffauges at 17 km.

Gorges, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Clisson guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vendee department

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 23 km (direction west-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 23 km (direction west-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


at 33 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Cholet guide
La Roche-sur-Yon

La Roche-sur-Yon

at 49 km (direction south-south-west), 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


Seaside resort at 64 km (direction west-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


at 66 km (direction west-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

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Markets in and near Gorges

  • Clisson: market Friday (2km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (24km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (26km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (26km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (26km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (29km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (30km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Gorges, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (22km)
  • Parc oriental de Maulévrier (44km)
  • Jardins du Pin (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (19km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (21km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (28km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (41km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (37km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (26km)
  • Cholet (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

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

Geography and distances

Gorges is in the north-west of France at 23 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Gorges is 335 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gorges

Canton: Clisson

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44190

Distance to Gorges

from Nantes (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 335 km

from Calais: 486 km

from Nice: 768 km

from Bordeaux: 258 km

from Strasbourg: 695 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 Gorges from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Clisson, Cugand, Getigne, La Bernardiere, Le Pallet, Monnieres, Mouzillon, Remouille, Saint-Hilaire-de-Clisson and Saint-Lumine-de-Clisson.

This page in French: Visiter Gorges