Petit-Mars tourism and travel guide

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Visit Petit-Mars: highlights and tourist information

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Petit-Mars is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 21 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Petit-Mars is 326 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Nantes at 21 km and Clisson at 37 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Petit-Mars, 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-Mars 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 Petit-Mars

Markets in and near Petit-Mars

  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (6km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (11km)
  • Ancenis: market Thursday (21km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (25km)
  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (27km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (29km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (31km)

More information about Petit-Mars, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Petit-Mars, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (21km)
  • Jardins du Pin (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Île Héron (France) (20km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (21km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (37km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (11km)
  • Cholet (57km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (39km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Petit-Mars

Canton: Nort-sur-Erdre

Arrondissement: Châteaubriant

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44390

Distance to Petit-Mars

from Nantes (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 326 km

from Calais: 462 km

from Nice: 793 km

from Bordeaux: 293 km

from Strasbourg: 697 km

Getting here

Petit-Mars 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 Petit-Mars from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Les Touches, Ligne, Nort-sur-Erdre, Saint-Mars-du-Desert and Suce-sur-Erdre.

This page in French: Visiter Petit-Mars