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Le Pin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 46 km from Le Pin

Visit Le Pin: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Chateau Plessis-Bourre at 46 km and Apocalypse Tapestry at 47 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Pin, 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 Pin in Pays de la Loire.

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

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Chateau Plessis-Bourre

Castle at 46 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau Plessis-Bourre guide
Apocalypse Tapestry

Apocalypse Tapestry

at 47 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 47 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau d'Angers guide
Angers Cathedral

Angers Cathedral

Cathedral at 47 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers Cathedral guide
Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin

Church at 47 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Collegiate Church of Saint-Martin guide


at 47 km (direction east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Angers guide


at 51 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nantes guide
Chateau de Brissac

Chateau de Brissac

Castle at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Maine-et-Loire department

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

See Chateau de Brissac guide

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Map of places to visit near Le Pin


Markets in and near Le Pin

  • Cande: market Monday (9km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (17km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (24km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (24km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (30km)
  • Craon: market Monday (32km)
  • Le Lion-d'Angers: market Friday (33km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (39km)
  • Chalonnes-sur-Loire: market Tuesday & Saturday (40km)

More information about Le Pin, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Le Pin, France

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

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du Pin (29km)
  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (33km)
  • Jardin des plantes (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (49km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (50km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chenille-Change (39km)
  • Carquefou (41km)
  • Coudray (44km)
  • Angers (47km)

Geography and distances

Le Pin is in the north-west of France at 51 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Le Pin is 295 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Pin

Canton: Saint-Mars-la-Jaille

Arrondissement: Ancenis

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44540

Distance to Le Pin

from Nantes (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 295 km

from Calais: 433 km

from Nice: 784 km

from Bordeaux: 309 km

from Strasbourg: 670 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 Pin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Freigne, La Chapelle-Glain, Saint-Julien-de-Vouvantes and Saint-Sulpice-Des-Landes.

This page in French: Visiter Le Pin

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