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Mauves-sur-Loire tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Nantes at 15 km from Mauves-sur-Loire

Visit Mauves-sur-Loire: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Nantes at 15 km and Clisson at 25 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Mauves-sur-Loire, 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 Mauves-sur-Loire in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 15 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nantes guide


at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Clisson guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 38 km (direction south-east), in the Vendee department

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

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 53 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide


at 58 km (direction north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

Langon is home to an ancient chapel with a Roman fresco...

See Langon guide

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

Map of places to visit near Mauves-sur-Loire


Markets in and near Mauves-sur-Loire

  • Carquefou: market Thursday (7km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (18km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (18km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (19km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (24km)
  • Clisson: market Friday (25km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (27km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (28km)

More information about Mauves-sur-Loire, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Mauves-sur-Loire, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (14km)
  • Jardins du Pin (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (12km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (13km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (31km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Puy de Fou (57km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (7km)
  • Cholet (47km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (34km)

Geography and distances

Mauves-sur-Loire is in the north-west of France at 15 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Mauves-sur-Loire is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Mauves-sur-Loire

Canton: Carquefou

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44470

Distance to Mauves-sur-Loire

from Nantes (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 470 km

from Nice: 784 km

from Bordeaux: 281 km

from Strasbourg: 695 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 Mauves-sur-Loire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-Basse-Mer, La Varenne, Le Cellier, Saint-Julien-de-Concelles and Thouare-sur-Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Mauves-sur-Loire

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