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Clisson

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Clisson - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire-Atlantique
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40 minutes from Nantes, a few kilometers from the Loire, Clisson is located in the heart of the vineyard of Nantes, at the junction of the Loire-Atlantique, Vendée and Anjou. Nourished by the earth Sevre and Maine, two rivers that give character to the Muscadet of the same name, the valley turns Clisson Italian and Breton when we think its heritage. The unique historic city where the tile and brick blend with slate and granite. Landscapes of vineyards, cellars wine villages with friendly ... Clisson the rhythm of the pleasures of the Muscadet vineyards dominated.

History: At the crossroads of three ancient provinces, Anjou, Poitou, Brittany, Clisson has a fascinating history that traces the time until about the 11th century. Very prosperous period of the Middle Ages and belonging to the Duchy of Brittany still mark many buildings. Famous people have lived in the imposing castle Clisson Olivier as the fifth or Constable Francis II, father of Anne of Brittany ... During the wars of Vendée, XVIIIth century, the valley suffered the brunt of the violence of the fighting. The arrival of three characters love Italy then constitutes the starting point for a renaissance: the brothers Frederick and Cacault Lemot introduce the Italian architecture in the reconstruction of the city.

Geographical information

MunicipalityClisson
Postcode44190
Tourism label
Latitude47.0864509 (N 47° 5’ 11”)
Longitude-1.2804680 (W 1° 16’ 50”)
AltitudeFrom 7m to 71m
Surface area11.30 km²
Population7004 inhabitants
Density619 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNantes (37 km, 39 min)
Insee code44043
IntercommunalityCC de la Vallée de Clisson
DepartmentLoire-Atlantique
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Gorges3.5 km (8 min)
Cugand4 km (7 min)
Gétigné4.4 km (8 min)
Saint-Hilaire-de-Clisson4.8 km (8 min)
La Bernardière5.2 km (8 min)
Saint-Lumine-de-Clisson5.5 km (8 min)
Mouzillon6.4 km (9 min)
Saint-Crespin-sur-Moine8 km (13 min)
Le Pallet8.4 km (11 min)
Vallet9.6 km (15 min)
Remouillé9.8 km (13 min)
Maisdon-sur-Sèvre9.9 km (14 min)
Monnières10.1 km (13 min)
Boussay10.3 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Monuments
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

Clisson, general view (OT © Valley Clisson)
Clisson, general view (OT © Valley Clisson)
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Clisson, the castle (© Bertrand Rivière)
Clisson, the castle (© Bertrand Rivière)
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Clisson, la Garenne Valentin (OT © Valley Clisson)
Clisson, la Garenne Valentin (OT © Valley Clisson)
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Clisson, Trinity Church (Valley Clisson © OT)
Clisson, Trinity Church (Valley Clisson © OT)
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Clisson, District Notre Dame (OT © Valley Clisson)
Clisson, District Notre Dame (OT © Valley Clisson)
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The flag of the rocks, Parc de la Garenne Valentin (OT © Valley Clisson)
The flag of the rocks, Parc de la Garenne Valentin (OT © Valley Clisson)
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Clisson, Franciscan monastery ( © Valley Clisson OT)
Clisson, Franciscan monastery ( © Valley Clisson OT)
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Clisson, castle county (Valley Clisson © OT)
Clisson, castle county (Valley Clisson © OT)
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Clisson, neighborhood of the Trinity (OT © Valley Clisson)
Clisson, neighborhood of the Trinity (OT © Valley Clisson)
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Clisson, the Temple of Friendship (OT © Valley Clisson)
Clisson, the Temple of Friendship (OT © Valley Clisson)
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Clisson, the Friday market (Valley Clisson © OT)
Clisson, the Friday market (Valley Clisson © OT)
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Clisson, the Medieval (OT © Valley Clisson)
Clisson, the Medieval (OT © Valley Clisson)
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Clisson, the market (Valley Clisson © OT)
Clisson, the market (Valley Clisson © OT)
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Clisson, the market (Valley Clisson © OT)
Clisson, the market (Valley Clisson © OT)
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Clisson, castle county (Valley Clisson © OT)
Clisson, castle county (Valley Clisson © OT)
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Clisson Street Tire Hocks (© Bertrand Riviere)
Clisson Street Tire Hocks (© Bertrand Riviere)
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The Trinity (River © Bertrand)
The Trinity (River © Bertrand)
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Clisson landscape (© Bertrand Rivière)
Clisson landscape (© Bertrand Rivière)
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Clisson, Bridge Valley (© Bertrand Rivière)
Clisson, Bridge Valley (© Bertrand Rivière)
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Clisson Gétigné, villa Lemot (© Bertrand Riviere)
Clisson Gétigné, villa Lemot (© Bertrand Riviere)
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Clisson, Tourist Office (© Bertrand Rivière)
Clisson, Tourist Office (© Bertrand Rivière)
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Clisson, historical center (© Bertrand Rivière)
Clisson, historical center (© Bertrand Rivière)
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Clisson, Saint Anthony (© Bertrand Rivière)
Clisson, Saint Anthony (© Bertrand Rivière)
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Clisson, the castle (© Bertrand Rivière)
Clisson, the castle (© Bertrand Rivière)
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Clisson, and Medieval Italy (© Bertrand Rivière)
Clisson, and Medieval Italy (© Bertrand Rivière)
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Clisson, the castle (© Bertrand Rivière)
Clisson, the castle (© Bertrand Rivière)
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Clisson room Asylum (© Bertrand Rivière)
Clisson room Asylum (© Bertrand Rivière)
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Clisson Gétigné, villa Lemot (© Bertrand Rivière)
Clisson Gétigné, villa Lemot (© Bertrand Rivière)
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Clisson, overview (© Bertrand Rivière)
Clisson, overview (© Bertrand Rivière)
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Clisson, fresco Notre Dame (© Bertrand Rivière)
Clisson, fresco Notre Dame (© Bertrand Rivière)
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Clisson, overview (© Valery Joncheray)
Clisson, overview (© Valery Joncheray)
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Clisson, for the Sevre (© Valery Joncheray)
Clisson, for the Sevre (© Valery Joncheray)
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Clisson, overview (© Valery Joncheray)
Clisson, overview (© Valery Joncheray)
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Clisson, Henry the fourth park (© Phil Day)
Clisson, Henry the fourth park (© Phil Day)
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Clisson, guided tours (© Phil Day)
Clisson, guided tours (© Phil Day)
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Clisson, overlooking the castle (© Valery Joncheray)
Clisson, overlooking the castle (© Valery Joncheray)
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Weather

Wednesday 1 july
Min. 21°C - Max. 31°C
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Thursday 2 july
Min. 20°C - Max. 29°C
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Friday 3 july
Min. 22°C - Max. 35°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided tour of the Castle Oiselinière
Local flavours5 € to 10 € Gorges (2.5 km)
Taste and buy Vendée wine
Local flavours0 € to 350 € Saint-Philbert-de-Bouaine (24 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Itinéraire cyclable entre Mormaison, Saint André Treize Voies et Saint Sulpice le Verdon
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy1h20Mormaison (24 km)
Beaupréau Castle Park
HikeEasy2h00Beaupréau (25 km)
Carquefou - Saint-Mars-la-Jaille Greenway
Cycling itineraryEasy5h00Carquefou (29 km)
Plessis Park
HikeEasy2h00Chaudron-en-Mauges (31 km)
Château du Port Mulon Park
HikeEasy50 minNort-sur-Erdre (42 km)

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