Indre tourism and travel guide

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Visit Indre: highlights and tourist information

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Indre is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 9 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Indre is 351 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nantes at 9 km and Les Moutiers-en-Retz at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Indre, 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 Indre in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Indre

Markets in and near Indre

Market days in Indre: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Indre: market Sunday (0km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (1km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (4km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (5km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (6km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (6km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (17km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (30km)

More information about Indre, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Indre, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (10km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (11km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (11km)
  • Île Héron (France) (14km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (25km)
  • Loire Estuaire (36km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (44km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (56km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (17km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (11km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Indre

Canton: Saint-Herblain-Ouest-Indre

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44610

Distance to Indre

from Nantes (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 351 km

from Calais: 490 km

from Nice: 798 km

from Bordeaux: 276 km

from Strasbourg: 719 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouguenais, Brains, Coueron, La Montagne, Nantes, Saint-Herblain and Saint-Jean-de-Boiseau.

This page in French: Visiter Indre