Grandchamps-Des-Fontaines tourism and travel guide

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Grandchamps-Des-Fontaines 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 Grandchamps-Des-Fontaines in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes at 17 km and Nantes at 17 km.

Grandchamps-Des-Fontaines, France: places to visit and attractions

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

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 17 km (direction south-south-east), in the Loire Atlantique department

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

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Nantes

Nantes

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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Clisson

Clisson

at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

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Langon

Langon

at 44 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

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Saint-Brevin-les-Pins

Saint-Brevin-les-Pins

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction south-west)

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

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Pornic

Pornic

at 46 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Redon

Redon

at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Combining and active port with the cobbled streets of the old town, Redon is...

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Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Vendee department

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

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Noirmoutier

Noirmoutier

at 61 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

On Noirmoutier island you can find lots of sandy beaches and a traditional port...

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Markets in and near Grandchamps-Des-Fontaines

  • Carquefou: market Thursday (11km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (12km)
  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (18km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (19km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (19km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (21km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Grandchamps-Des-Fontaines, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (17km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (17km)
  • Île Héron (France) (18km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (30km)
  • Loire Estuaire (40km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (44km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (47km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (11km)
  • La Gacilly (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (30km)
 
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Geography and distances

Grandchamps-Des-Fontaines is in the north-west of France at 17 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Grandchamps-Des-Fontaines is 337 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grandchamps-Des-Fontaines

Canton: Chapelle-sur-Erdre

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44119

Distance to Grandchamps-Des-Fontaines

from Nantes (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 337 km

from Calais: 471 km

from Nice: 802 km

from Bordeaux: 292 km

from Strasbourg: 709 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 Grandchamps-Des-Fontaines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Casson, Heric, Suce-sur-Erdre and Treillieres.

This page in French: Visiter Grandchamps-Des-Fontaines