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La Planche tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Clisson at 14 km from La Planche

Visit La Planche: highlights and tourist information

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La Planche is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Clisson at 14 km and Nantes at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Planche, 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 La Planche in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style...

See Clisson guide


at 24 km (direction north-north-west)

One of the largest towns in France, Nantes has many...

See Nantes guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 24 km (direction east), in the Vendee department

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide


Seaside resort at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide


at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


Seaside resort at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches and one...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide


Seaside resort at 54 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

Bretignolles-sur-Mer is one of the smallest Vendee resorts - still has...

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Planche


Markets in and near La Planche

  • Clisson: market Friday (14km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (24km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (24km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (27km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (31km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (31km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (31km)

Hotels near La Planche

More information about La Planche, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Planche, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (24km)
  • Jardins du Pin (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (20km)
  • Île Héron (France) (23km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (23km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (29km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (41km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (31km)
  • Cholet (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (27km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (41km)

Geography and distances

La Planche is in the north-west of France at 24 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: La Planche is 348 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Planche

Canton: Aigrefeuille-sur-Maine

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44140

Distance to La Planche

from Nantes (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 348 km

from Calais: 499 km

from Nice: 773 km

from Bordeaux: 251 km

from Strasbourg: 707 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 La Planche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Geneston, Montbert, Remouille and Vieillevigne.

This page in French: Visiter La Planche

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