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La Rouxiere tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Rouxiere in Loire-Atlantique

Photo is of Apocalypse Tapestry at 38 km from La Rouxiere

Visit La Rouxiere: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Apocalypse Tapestry at 38 km and Chateau d'Angers at 38 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Rouxiere, 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 Rouxiere in Pays de la Loire.

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

Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 38 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Apocalypse Tapestry guide
Chateau d'Angers

Chateau d'Angers

Castle at 38 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 39 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 39 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 39 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers guide


at 43 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Clisson guide
Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 43 km (direction east-north-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

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

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nantes guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 48 km (direction south), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

The small village of Aubigne-sur-Layon is very pretty, especially in late spring...

See Aubigne-sur-Layon guide

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

Map of places to visit near La Rouxiere


Markets in and near La Rouxiere

  • Ancenis: market Thursday (12km)
  • Cande: market Monday (13km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Beaupreau: market Monday (27km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (32km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (34km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (34km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (36km)
  • Saint-Macaire-en-Mauges: market Friday (36km)

More information about La Rouxiere, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Rouxiere, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (16km)
  • Jardin des plantes (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Saint-Aubin (40km)
  • Île Héron (France) (41km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (36km)
  • Chenille-Change (42km)
  • Cholet (45km)
  • Coudray (50km)

Geography and distances

La Rouxiere is in the north-west of France at 44 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: La Rouxiere is 298 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Rouxiere

Canton: Varades

Arrondissement: Ancenis

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44370

Distance to La Rouxiere

from Nantes (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 298 km

from Calais: 444 km

from Nice: 770 km

from Bordeaux: 292 km

from Strasbourg: 668 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 Rouxiere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belligne, La Roche-Blanche, Maumusson and Saint-Herblon.

This page in French: Visiter La Rouxiere

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