Orvault tourism and travel guide

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Visit Orvault: highlights and tourist information

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Orvault is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 8 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Orvault is 344 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nantes at 8 km and Clisson at 33 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Orvault, 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 Orvault in Pays de la Loire.

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


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Map of places to visit near Orvault

Markets in and near Orvault

  • Nantes: market Sunday (8km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (9km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (10km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (10km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (13km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (15km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (21km)
  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)

More information about Orvault, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Orvault, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Orvault.

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (8km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (9km)
  • Île Héron (France) (11km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (20km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (34km)
  • Loire Estuaire (38km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (10km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (20km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Orvault

Canton: Orvault

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44700

Distance to Orvault

from Nantes (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 344 km

from Calais: 481 km

from Nice: 798 km

from Bordeaux: 282 km

from Strasbourg: 713 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Chapelle-sur-Erdre and Sautron.

This page in French: Visiter Orvault