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Paimboeuf tourism and travel guide

Photo of Paimboeuf in Loire-Atlantique

Photo is of Saint-Brevin-les-Pins at 11 km from Paimboeuf

Visit Paimboeuf: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brevin-les-Pins at 11 km and Pornic at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Paimboeuf, 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 Paimboeuf in Pays de la Loire.

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



Seaside resort at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

The beach at Saint-Brevin-les-Pins is the main attraction and we also...

See Saint-Brevin-les-Pins guide


at 19 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Pornic guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 21 km (direction south-west)

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

See Jade Coast guide


Seaside resort at 23 km (direction west)

The emphasis in Pornichet, immediately south of La Baule, is...

See Pornichet guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Away from the beaches, Briere Regional Natural Parc is the second largest...

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south)

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

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide
La Baule

La Baule

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction west)

La Baule-Escoblac is a very pleasant and popular resort...

See La Baule guide
Le Pouliguen

Le Pouliguen

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction west)

If you visit the beach resort of Le Pouligueun be sure...

See Le Pouliguen guide


at 30 km (direction west)

Guerande is one of the most interesting towns in Pays-de-la-Loire,...

See Guerande guide
La Roche-Bernard

La Roche-Bernard

at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Morbihan department

The river harbour and historic old town centre make La...

See La Roche-Bernard guide


at 33 km (direction west)

The resort at Batz-sur-Mer is much quiter and smaller than...

See Batz-sur-Mer guide


at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

On Noirmoutier island you can find lots of sandy beaches...

See Noirmoutier guide
Le Croisic

Le Croisic

at 36 km (direction west)

One of the nicest fishing harbour towns in the region, Le...

See Le Croisic guide
La Turballe

La Turballe

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west)

Less developed than some resorts here, the centre of activity in...

See La Turballe guide

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

Map of places to visit near Paimboeuf


Markets in and near Paimboeuf

  • Donges: market Thursday (5km)
  • Saint-Brevin-les-Pins: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (17km)
  • Pornic: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (20km)
  • Prefailles: market Wednesday & Saturday - seasonal market only (22km)
  • La Bernerie-en-Retz: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (23km)
  • Pornichet: market Wednesday & Saturday (23km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (25km)
  • La Baule: market every day except Monday (27km)

More information about Paimboeuf, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Paimboeuf, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Loire Estuaire (7km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (23km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (30km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (34km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (34km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (36km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (39km)
  • Île Héron (France) (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (28km)
  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (44km)

Geography and distances

Paimboeuf is in the north-west of France at 37 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Paimboeuf is 370 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Paimboeuf

Canton: Paimboeuf

Arrondissement: Saint-Nazaire

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44560

Distance to Paimboeuf

from Nantes (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 370 km

from Calais: 496 km

from Nice: 827 km

from Bordeaux: 295 km

from Strasbourg: 742 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 Paimboeuf from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Corsept, Donges, Lavau-sur-Loire and Saint-Viaud.

This page in French: Visiter Paimboeuf

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