Savenay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Savenay: highlights and tourist information

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Savenay is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 33 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Savenay is 359 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Brevin-les-Pins at 21 km and Briere Regional Natural Parc at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Savenay, 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 Savenay 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 Savenay

Markets in and near Savenay

  • Donges: market Thursday (11km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (14km)
  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Saint-Brevin-les-Pins: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (22km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (23km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (27km)
  • Pornic: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (30km)
  • Herbignac: market Wednesday (30km)

More information about Savenay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Savenay, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Briere (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (34km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Loire Estuaire (16km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (29km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (34km)
  • Marais Salants de Guérande (34km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (35km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (35km)
  • Île Héron (France) (37km)
  • Marais de Machecoul (42km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (42km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (30km)
  • Parc zoologique du château de Branféré (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Savenay

Canton: Savenay

Arrondissement: Saint-Nazaire

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44260

Distance to Savenay

from Nantes (prefecture): 33 km

from Paris: 359 km

from Calais: 485 km

from Nice: 824 km

from Bordeaux: 300 km

from Strasbourg: 734 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouee, La Chapelle-Launay, Lavau-sur-Loire, Malville and Prinquiau.

This page in French: Visiter Savenay