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Mesquer tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mesquer: highlights and tourist information

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Mesquer 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: Mesquer is 392 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include La Turballe at 6 km and Piriac-sur-Mer at 6 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mesquer, 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 Mesquer 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 Mesquer

Markets in and near Mesquer

  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Monday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Piriac-sur-Mer: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (7km)
  • Guerande: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Penestin: market Wednesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Le Croisic: market Thursday & Saturday (12km)
  • Herbignac: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Le Pouliguen: market Friday & Tuesday & Sunday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • La Baule: market every day except Monday (13km)
  • Batz-sur-Mer: market Friday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Batz-sur-Mer: market Monday (13km)

More information about Mesquer, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Mesquer, France

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


  • Aquarium de Vannes (35km)

National Monuments

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais Salants de Guérande (6km)
  • Presqu'île de Rhuys (27km)
  • Loire Estuaire (28km)
  • Passage Saint-Armel (29km)
  • Embouchure - Rivière de Noyalo (29km)
  • Presqu'île de la Villeneuve (30km)
  • Anse de Mancel (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des marais de Séné (31km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (32km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (33km)
  • Golfe du Morbihan (34km)
  • Maison rose (Séné) (35km)
  • Embouchure - Marle (35km)
  • Presqu'île de Conleau (35km)
  • Pont de Kérino (35km)
  • Embouchure - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (36km)
  • Source - Rivière de Noyalo (36km)
  • Source - Marle (36km)
  • Vincin (37km)
  • Moulin à marée de Campen (37km)
  • Pont du Vincin (38km)
  • Phare de Port-Navalo (38km)
  • Étang de Toulvern (41km)
  • Source - Vincin (Rivière de Conleau) (43km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (44km)
  • Saint-Philibert (Morbihan) (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Elven (39km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (23km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mesquer

Canton: Guérande

Arrondissement: Saint-Nazaire

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44420

Distance to Mesquer

from Nantes (prefecture): 72 km

from Paris: 392 km

from Calais: 505 km

from Nice: 861 km

from Bordeaux: 320 km

from Strasbourg: 771 km

Getting here

Mesquer 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 Mesquer from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Asserac, La Turballe and Saint-Molf.

This page in French: Visiter Mesquer

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