Le Croisic tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Croisic in Loire-Atlantique

Visit Le Croisic: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: One of the nicest fishing harbour towns in the region, Le Croisic is a lovely place to stroll around

Important note

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

Le Croisic is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 72 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Le Croisic is 401 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Pouliguen at 6 km and La Turballe at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Croisic, 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 Croisic in Pays de la Loire.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Le Croisic

Markets in and near Le Croisic

Market days in Le Croisic: weekly market: Thursday & Saturday;

  • Le Croisic: market Thursday & Saturday (0km)
  • Batz-sur-Mer: market Friday - seasonal market only (2km)
  • Batz-sur-Mer: market Monday (2km)
  • Le Pouliguen: market Friday & Tuesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Guerande: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • La Baule: market every day except Monday (9km)
  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (10km)
  • Pornichet: market Wednesday & Saturday (12km)
  • Penestin: market Wednesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (21km)

More information about Le Croisic, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Croisic, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (43km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais Salants de Guérande (16km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (26km)
  • Loire Estuaire (29km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (33km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (37km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (37km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (38km)
  • Anse de Mancel (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (40km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (41km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (42km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (42km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (43km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (43km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (43km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin
    (Rivière de Conleau) (43km)
  • Pont de Kérino (44km)
  • Vincin (45km)
  • Source - Marle (45km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (45km)
  • Pont du Vincin (46km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (46km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (50km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (35km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Croisic

Canton: Croisic

Arrondissement: Saint-Nazaire

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44490

Distance to Le Croisic

from Nantes (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 401 km

from Calais: 516 km

from Nice: 859 km

from Bordeaux: 311 km

from Strasbourg: 777 km

Getting here

Le Croisic 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 Le Croisic from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Batz-sur-Mer, La Turballe and Le Pouliguen.

This page in French: Visiter Le Croisic