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Touvois tourism and travel guide

Photo of Touvois in Loire-Atlantique

Photo is of Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 28 km from Touvois

Visit Touvois: highlights and tourist information

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Touvois is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez at 28 km and Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie at 30 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Touvois, 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 Touvois in Pays de la Loire.

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



Seaside resort at 28 km (direction west-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


at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie guide
Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Les Moutiers-en-Retz

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Les Moutiers-en-Retz guide


Seaside resort at 31 km (direction west-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 33 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

Bretignolles-sur-Mer is one of the smallest Vendee resorts - still has a...

See Bretignolles-sur-Mer guide


at 35 km (direction west), in the Vendee department

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

See Notre-Dame-de-Monts guide


at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Nantes guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Clisson guide


at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Pornic guide
Jade Coast

Jade Coast

at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

Pornic, a traditional port town with an attrcative harbour,...

See Jade Coast guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west), in the Vendee department

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

See Noirmoutier guide
Chateau d'Olonne

Chateau d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 44 km (direction south), in the Vendee department

Chateau d'Olonne is a very small resort, well placed for...

See Chateau d'Olonne guide
Chateau de Tiffauges

Chateau de Tiffauges

Castle at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Vendee department

The Chateau de Tiffauges is a 12th century castle in Vendee,...

See Chateau de Tiffauges guide
Sables d'Olonne

Sables d'Olonne

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Vendee department

The lively town of Sables-d'Olonne is our favourite resort on the...

See Sables d'Olonne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Touvois


Markets in and near Touvois

  • Machecoul: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Challans: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (16km)
  • Bouaye: market Thursday (27km)
  • Beauvoir-sur-Mer: market Thursday (27km)
  • Saint-Hilaire-de-Riez: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Monday & Friday (28km)
  • Saint Gilles Croix de Vie: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (30km)
  • Saint-Jean-de-Monts: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • La Roche-sur-Yon: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Friday (32km)
  • La Mothe-Achard: market Friday (32km)
  • La Montagne: market Wednesday (32km)

More information about Touvois, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Touvois, France

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (37km)
  • Jardins de Chaligny (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Machecoul (15km)
  • Lac de Grand-Lieu (21km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (37km)
  • Île Héron (France) (38km)
  • Pointe Sainte-Gildas (50km)
  • Loire Estuaire (54km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Planète sauvage (parc) (25km)

Geography and distances

Touvois is in the north-west of France at 36 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Touvois is 371 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Touvois

Canton: Legé

Arrondissement: Nantes

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44650

Distance to Touvois

from Nantes (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 371 km

from Calais: 519 km

from Nice: 785 km

from Bordeaux: 245 km

from Strasbourg: 729 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 Touvois from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Falleron, Froidfond and Saint-Etienne-de-Mer-Morte.

This page in French: Visiter Touvois

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