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Photo is of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 32 km from Lege

Visit Lege: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 32 km and Clisson at 33 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Lege, 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 Lege in Pays de la Loire.

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



Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west-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


at 33 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Clisson guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and traditional town,...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide


Seaside resort at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

Bretignolles-sur-Mer is one of the smallest Vendee resorts - still...

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide


Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide


at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nantes guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 39 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vendee department

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

Chateau d'Olonne is a very small resort, well placed for exploring...

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

The lively town of Sables-d'Olonne is our favourite resort on the...

See Sables d'Olonne guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

Pornic is one of the liveliest and most vibrant...

See Pornic guide


at 47 km (direction south), in the Vendee department

The small town of Talmont-Saint-Hilaire is mainly known for the Chateau...

See Talmont-Saint-Hilaire guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

Pornic, a traditional port town with an attrcative harbour, is...

See Jade Coast guide

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

Map of places to visit near Lege


Markets in and near Lege

  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (22km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (27km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (30km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (30km)
  • Les Essarts: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (32km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (33km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (33km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Lege, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Lege, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (37km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (50km)
  • Jardins du Bâtiment (58km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (21km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (24km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (37km)
  • Île Héron (France) (38km)
  • Loire Estuaire (60km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (29km)
  • Parc zoologique des Sables-d'Olonne (46km)

Geography and distances

Lege is in the north-west of France at 37 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Lege is 367 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Lege

Canton: Legé

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44650

Distance to Lege

from Nantes (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 367 km

from Calais: 517 km

from Nice: 778 km

from Bordeaux: 241 km

from Strasbourg: 723 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 Lege from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 1 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Saint-Etienne-du-Bois.

This page in French: Visiter Lege

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