Grand-Auverne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grand-Auverne in Loire-Atlantique

Photo is of Langon at 41 km from Grand-Auverne

Visit Grand-Auverne: highlights and tourist information

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Grand-Auverne 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 Grand-Auverne in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Langon at 41 km and The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes at 45 km.

Grand-Auverne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a Roman fresco...

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The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Loire Atlantique department

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

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at 45 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Markets in and near Grand-Auverne

  • Pouance: market Thursday (20km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (21km)
  • Cande: market Monday (22km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (27km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (31km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (35km)
  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (36km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (39km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (40km)

More information about Grand-Auverne, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Grand-Auverne, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (40km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (41km)
  • Jardin des plantes (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (43km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (44km)
  • Vallée du Canut (60km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (33km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (35km)

Geography and distances

Grand-Auverne is in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Grand-Auverne is 307 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grand-Auverne

Canton: Moisdon-la-Rivière

Arrondissement: Châteaubriant

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44520

Distance to Grand-Auverne

from Nantes (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 307 km

from Calais: 439 km

from Nice: 795 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 683 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 Grand-Auverne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Meilleraye-de-Bretagne, Moisdon-la-Riviere and Petit-Auverne.

This page in French: Visiter Grand-Auverne