La Roche-Blanche tourism and travel guide

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La Roche-Blanche 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 La Roche-Blanche in Pays de la Loire.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nantes at 40 km and The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes at 40 km.

La Roche-Blanche, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 40 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes

Garden at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Loire Atlantique department

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

See The Jardin Extraordinaire of Nantes guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 44 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Apocalypse Tapestry is a remarkable 14th century tapestry, 100 metres long,...

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Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 44 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The mighty fortified walls of Chateau d'Angers form an interesting contrast with...

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Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 44 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The cathedral in Angers is the earliest example of Angevin gothic architecture...

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Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 44 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin in Angers combines 1500 years of religious...

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at 45 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

Most famous for its castle, Angers also has a cathedral and many...

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Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 47 km (direction south), in the Vendee department

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

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Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 48 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The most unusual feature of Chateau Plessis-Bourre is the way it combines...

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Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 49 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The Chateau de Brissac is the tallest castle in France, has more...

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Map of places to visit near La Roche-Blanche


Markets in and near La Roche-Blanche

  • Ancenis: market Thursday (8km)
  • Cande: market Monday (16km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (27km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (29km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (31km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (33km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (37km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (38km)

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Tourist attractions near La Roche-Blanche, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (54km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (21km)
  • Jardin des plantes (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (36km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (38km)
  • Île Saint-Aubin (45km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (31km)
  • Chenille-Change (46km)
  • Cholet (46km)
  • Coudray (54km)

Geography and distances

La Roche-Blanche is in the north-west of France at 40 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: La Roche-Blanche is 303 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Roche-Blanche

Canton: Ancenis

Arrondissement: Ancenis

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44522

Distance to La Roche-Blanche

from Nantes (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 303 km

from Calais: 447 km

from Nice: 775 km

from Bordeaux: 293 km

from Strasbourg: 673 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 Roche-Blanche from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Rouxiere, Maumusson, Pouille-les-Coteaux and Saint-Herblon.

This page in French: Visiter La Roche-Blanche


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