Jans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Jans: highlights and tourist information

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Jans is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 45 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Jans is 324 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Langon at 21 km and Redon at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Jans, 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 Jans 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 Jans

Markets in and near Jans

  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (22km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (26km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (35km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (36km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (37km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (41km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (42km)
  • La Gacilly: market Saturday (42km)

More information about Jans, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Jans, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île-aux-Pies (39km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (40km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (45km)
  • Vallée du Canut (45km)
  • Île Héron (France) (45km)
  • Loire Estuaire (53km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (57km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (15km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (37km)
  • La Gacilly (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Jans

Canton: Derval

Arrondissement: Châteaubriant

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44170

Distance to Jans

from Nantes (prefecture): 45 km

from Paris: 324 km

from Calais: 448 km

from Nice: 815 km

from Bordeaux: 319 km

from Strasbourg: 703 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Derval, Marsac-sur-Don, Nozay and Treffieux.

This page in French: Visiter Jans