Sion-les-Mines tourism and travel guide

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Visit Sion-les-Mines: highlights and tourist information

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Sion-les-Mines is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 58 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Sion-les-Mines is 317 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Langon at 19 km and Chateaugiron at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sion-les-Mines, 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 Sion-les-Mines 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 Sion-les-Mines

Markets in and near Sion-les-Mines

  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (14km)
  • Janze: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Pouance: market Thursday (31km)
  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (34km)
  • Bruz: market Friday (34km)
  • Maure-de-Bretagne: market Sunday (35km)
  • Chateaugiron: market Thursday (35km)
  • La Guerche-de-Bretagne: market Tuesday (35km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (38km)

More information about Sion-les-Mines, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Sion-les-Mines, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Broceliande (40km)
  • Jardin des fontaines et parc de l’Athanor (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Vallée du Canut (35km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (40km)
  • Marais de Vilaine (44km)
  • Forges de Paimpont (50km)
  • Étang de la Cantache (51km)
  • Étang de la Valière (51km)
  • Forêt de Paimpont (54km)
  • Forêt du Pertre (54km)
  • Étang de Paintourteau (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (10km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chartres-de-Bretagne (35km)
  • La Gacilly (40km)
  • Cesson-Sevigne (43km)
  • Le Rheu (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sion-les-Mines

Canton: Derval

Arrondissement: Châteaubriant

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44590

Distance to Sion-les-Mines

from Nantes (prefecture): 58 km

from Paris: 317 km

from Calais: 436 km

from Nice: 820 km

from Bordeaux: 332 km

from Strasbourg: 699 km

Getting here

Sion-les-Mines 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 Sion-les-Mines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Lusanger, Mouais and Saint-Sulpice-Des-Landes.

This page in French: Visiter Sion-les-Mines