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Petit-Auverne tourism and travel guide

Photo of Petit-Auverne in Loire-Atlantique

Photo is of Langon at 43 km from Petit-Auverne

Visit Petit-Auverne: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Langon at 43 km and Nantes at 48 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Petit-Auverne, 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 Petit-Auverne in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

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

See Langon guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nantes guide


at 51 km (direction north-north-west), in the Ille-et-Vilaine department

The castle and towers in the heart of old Chateaugiron help explain...

See Chateaugiron guide

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

Map of places to visit near Petit-Auverne


Markets in and near Petit-Auverne

  • Pouance: market Thursday (17km)
  • Cande: market Monday (20km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (24km)
  • Renaze: market Friday (27km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (28km)
  • Segre: market Wednesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Craon: market Monday (36km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (38km)
  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (39km)

More information about Petit-Auverne, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Petit-Auverne, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Chateau-Gontier (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et jardins du château de Craon (37km)
  • Jardins du Pin (39km)
  • Jardin des plantes (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (46km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (38km)

Geography and distances

Petit-Auverne is in the north-west of France at 48 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Petit-Auverne is 303 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Petit-Auverne

Canton: Saint-Julien-de-Vouvantes

Arrondissement: Châteaubriant

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44670

Distance to Petit-Auverne

from Nantes (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 303 km

from Calais: 436 km

from Nice: 794 km

from Bordeaux: 313 km

from Strasbourg: 680 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 Petit-Auverne from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Erbray, Grand-Auverne and Saint-Julien-de-Vouvantes.

This page in French: Visiter Petit-Auverne

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