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Le Gavre tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Gavre: highlights and tourist information

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Le Gavre is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 37 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Le Gavre is 338 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Langon at 23 km and Redon at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Gavre, 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 Gavre 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 Gavre

Markets in and near Le Gavre

  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (21km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (27km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (29km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (31km)
  • Donges: market Thursday (33km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (34km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (35km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (36km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (36km)

More information about Le Gavre, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Gavre, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (37km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Vilaine (30km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (35km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (38km)
  • Loire Estuaire (38km)
  • Île Héron (France) (39km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (57km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (23km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Gavre

Canton: Blain

Arrondissement: Châteaubriant

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44130

Distance to Le Gavre

from Nantes (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 338 km

from Calais: 462 km

from Nice: 819 km

from Bordeaux: 312 km

from Strasbourg: 715 km

Getting here

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

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blain, La Grigonnais and Vay.

This page in French: Visiter Le Gavre

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