Vay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Vay: highlights and tourist information

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Vay is situated in the Loire-Atlantique department and Pays de la Loire region, in the north-west of France at 39 kilometres from Nantes, the department capital (general information: Vay is 333 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Langon at 21 km and Redon at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Vay, 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 Vay 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 Vay

Markets in and near Vay

  • Blain: market Tuesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Nort-sur-Erdre: market Friday (20km)
  • Redon: market Saturday & Monday all day & Friday (31km)
  • Pontchateau: market Monday all day (32km)
  • Bain-de-Bretagne: market Monday (32km)
  • Carquefou: market Thursday (33km)
  • Coueron: market Thursday (38km)
  • Donges: market Thursday (39km)
  • Le Pellerin: market Saturday (39km)
  • Indre: market Sunday (40km)

More information about Vay, Pays de la Loire

Tourist attractions near Vay, France

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

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Briere (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin des plantes (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Marais de Vilaine (33km)
  • Île-aux-Pies (36km)
  • Petite Amazonie de Nantes (40km)
  • Île Héron (France) (41km)
  • Loire Estuaire (43km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Grand-Fougeray (19km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Carquefou (33km)
  • La Gacilly (40km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Vay

Canton: Nozay

Arrondissement: Châteaubriant

Department: Loire-Atlantique

Region: Pays de la Loire

Postcode: 44170

Distance to Vay

from Nantes (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 333 km

from Calais: 457 km

from Nice: 818 km

from Bordeaux: 314 km

from Strasbourg: 711 km

Getting here

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

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): La Grigonnais, Le Gavre, Marsac-sur-Don and Nozay.

This page in French: Visiter Vay