Heric tourism and travel guide

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Visit Heric: highlights and tourist information

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Heric is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 23 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Heric is 337 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nantes at 23 km and Langon at 37 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Heric, 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 Heric in Pays de la Loire.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Loire-Atlantique

Map of places to visit near Heric

Markets in and near Heric

  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (12km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (18km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (23km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (24km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (24km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (25km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (30km)

More information about Heric, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Heric, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (23km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (24km)
  • Île Héron (France) (25km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (35km)
  • Loire Estuaire (38km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (42km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (49km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (18km)
  • La Gacilly (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (34km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Heric

Canton: Nort-sur-Erdre

Arrondissement: Châteaubriant

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44810

Distance to Heric

from Nantes (prefecture): 23 km

from Paris: 337 km

from Calais: 468 km

from Nice: 807 km

from Bordeaux: 298 km

from Strasbourg: 711 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Grandchamps-Des-Fontaines and Notre-Dame-Des-Landes.

This page in French: Visiter Heric