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Le Bignon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Nantes at 14 km from Le Bignon

Visit Le Bignon: highlights and tourist information

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Le Bignon is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nantes at 14 km and Clisson at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Bignon, 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 Le Bignon in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 14 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Nantes guide


at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Clisson guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 30 km (direction east-south-east), in the Vendee department

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 39 km (direction west)

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

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide


at 46 km (direction west)

Pornic is one of the liveliest and most vibrant harbour towns along...

See Pornic guide


Seaside resort at 54 km (direction 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


Seaside resort at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide


at 56 km (direction 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


at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter resorts...

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide

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

Map of places to visit near Le Bignon


Markets in and near Le Bignon

  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (12km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (15km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (16km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (16km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (18km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (22km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (22km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (23km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (27km)

More information about Le Bignon, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Bignon, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (14km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (13km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (14km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (14km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (27km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (21km)
  • Fauconnerie du Puy du Fou (falconry) (49km)

Geography and distances

Le Bignon is in the north-west of France at 14 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Le Bignon is 346 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Bignon

Canton: Aigrefeuille-sur-Maine

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44140

Distance to Le Bignon

from Nantes (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 346 km

from Calais: 493 km

from Nice: 781 km

from Bordeaux: 261 km

from Strasbourg: 709 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 Le Bignon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chateau-Thebaud, Geneston, Les Sorinieres, Montbert and Saint-Fiacre-sur-Maine.

This page in French: Visiter Le Bignon

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