La Turballe tourism and travel guide

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Visit La Turballe: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Less developed than some resorts here, the centre of activity in La Turballe is the long sandy beach

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near La Turballe. For detailed visitor information see the La Turballe travel guide.

La Turballe is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 73 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: La Turballe is 398 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Croisic at 5 km and Guerande at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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La Turballe, 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 Turballe 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 La Turballe

Markets in and near La Turballe

  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (5km)
  • Le Croisic: market Thursday & Saturday (6km)
  • Guerande: market Wednesday & Saturday (6km)
  • Batz-sur-Mer: market Friday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Batz-sur-Mer: market Monday (7km)
  • Le Pouliguen: market Friday & Tuesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • La Baule: market every day except Monday (11km)
  • Pornichet: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Penestin: market Wednesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (15km)

More information about La Turballe, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near La Turballe, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (38km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Briere (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais Salants de Guérande (11km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (29km)
  • Loire Estuaire (29km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (30km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (32km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (32km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (33km)
  • Anse de Mancel (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (34km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (36km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (37km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (38km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (38km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin
    (Rivière de Conleau) (38km)
  • Pont de Kérino (38km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (39km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (39km)
  • Vincin (40km)
  • Source - Marle (40km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (40km)
  • Pont du Vincin (41km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (41km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (42km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (45km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (46km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Elven (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (29km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: La Turballe

Canton: Guérande

Arrondissement: Saint-Nazaire

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44420

Distance to La Turballe

from Nantes (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 398 km

from Calais: 511 km

from Nice: 861 km

from Bordeaux: 316 km

from Strasbourg: 775 km

Getting here

La Turballe 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 La Turballe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Le Croisic, Mesquer and Piriac-sur-Mer.

This page in French: Visiter La Turballe