Rouans tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rouans: highlights and tourist information

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Rouans is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 24 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Rouans is 364 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Moutiers-en-Retz at 17 km and Pornic at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rouans, 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 Rouans 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 Rouans

Markets in and near Rouans

  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (8km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (11km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (14km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (15km)
  • La Bernerie-en-Retz: market Friday & Tuesday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Nantes: market Sunday (19km)
  • Pornic: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (19km)
  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Reze: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)

More information about Rouans, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Rouans, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Briere (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (24km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (17km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (21km)
  • Loire Estuaire (23km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (26km)
  • Île Héron (France) (28km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (30km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (47km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (50km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (31km)
  • Pornichet (38km)
  • La Baule (42km)
  • Notre-Dame-de-Monts (44km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts (46km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (10km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rouans

Canton: Pellerin

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44640

Distance to Rouans

from Nantes (prefecture): 24 km

from Paris: 364 km

from Calais: 499 km

from Nice: 810 km

from Bordeaux: 279 km

from Strasbourg: 733 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cheix-en-Retz and Vue.

This page in French: Visiter Rouans