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Port-Saint-Pere tourism and travel guide

Photo of Port-Saint-Pere in Loire-Atlantique

Photo is of Nantes at 17 km from Port-Saint-Pere

Visit Port-Saint-Pere: highlights and tourist information

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Port-Saint-Pere is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nantes at 17 km and Les Moutiers-en-Retz at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Port-Saint-Pere, 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 Port-Saint-Pere in Pays de la Loire.

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



at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Nantes guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Pornic guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 31 km (direction west)

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

See Jade Coast guide


Seaside resort at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Brevin-les-Pins guide


at 36 km (direction east)

Clisson has a medieval castle, and an interesting architectural style having ben...

See Clisson guide


at 39 km (direction west-south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Noirmoutier guide


at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

The resort of Notre-Dame-de-Monts is one of the quiter...

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide


Seaside resort at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

At Saint-Jean-de-Monts you will enjoy the extensive sandy beaches...

See Saint-Jean-de-Monts guide


Seaside resort at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pornichet guide


Seaside resort at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez is the beach resort next to Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie...

See Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 50 km (direction east), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide


at 51 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

The port town of Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie is an attractive and traditional town, very...

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide
Briere Regional Natural Parc

Briere Regional Natural Parc

Natural Parc at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Briere Regional Natural Parc guide

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

Map of places to visit near Port-Saint-Pere


Markets in and near Port-Saint-Pere

  • Bouaye: market Thursday (5km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (7km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (9km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (9km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (13km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (17km)
  • La Bernerie-en-Retz: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Port-Saint-Pere, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Port-Saint-Pere, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (18km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (7km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (17km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (19km)
  • Île Héron (France) (21km)
  • Loire Estuaire (33km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (38km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (2km)

Geography and distances

Port-Saint-Pere is in the north-west of France at 17 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Port-Saint-Pere is 360 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Port-Saint-Pere

Canton: Pellerin

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44710

Distance to Port-Saint-Pere

from Nantes (prefecture): 17 km

from Paris: 360 km

from Calais: 499 km

from Nice: 800 km

from Bordeaux: 271 km

from Strasbourg: 726 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 Port-Saint-Pere from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouaye, Brains, Cheix-en-Retz, Saint-Leger-les-Vignes, Saint-Mars-de-Coutais and Sainte-Pazanne.

This page in French: Visiter Port-Saint-Pere

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