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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Loire-Atlantique

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude47.1982209 (N 47° 11’ 54”)
Longitude-1.4311960 (W 1° 25’ 52”)
Surface area20.59 km²
Population5653 inhabitants
Density274 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureNantes (15.3 km, 22 min)
Insee code44071
IntercommunalityCC Sèvre Maine et Goulaine
RegionPays de la Loire

Nearest cities & towns

Basse-Goulaine4.8 km (9 min)
Vertou5.8 km (13 min)
Saint-Sébastien-sur-Loire7.4 km (12 min)
Sainte-Luce-sur-Loire8.4 km (11 min)
La Chapelle-Heulin8.5 km (13 min)
La Haie-Fouassière8.9 km (10 min)
Saint-Fiacre-sur-Maine9.7 km (14 min)
Saint-Julien-de-Concelles11.1 km (13 min)
Le Loroux-Bottereau11.4 km (13 min)
Thouaré-sur-Loire11.5 km (13 min)
Château-Thébaud12.2 km (17 min)
Les Sorinières12.2 km (16 min)
Le Landreau12.8 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

In the vineyard, 15 km from Nantes, Goulaine Castle offers an unforgettable moment. Built on the steps of Britain, it is one of the magnificent castles of the Loire. At the heart of this site millennium, you'll discover three worlds: an aviary for live tropical butterflies, the official museum LU and the Renaissance castle, which will delight young and old.

Places of interest

Performance halls


Castle Goulaine
Castle Goulaine
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Day at Puy du Fou: transport from Nantes and tickets to the park
Entertainment120 € Nantes (9.2 km)
Nantes guided walking tour - 2h
Culture and education25 € Nantes (9.2 km)
Day trip to discover La Baule: see salt marshes and the medieval city of Guérande
Nature and the great outdoors80 € Nantes (9.2 km)
Afternoon to discover the Muscadet vineyard
Local flavours55 € Nantes (9.2 km)
Private Guided Walking Tour of Bordeaux – 2 hours
Culture and education47 € Nantes (9.4 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Carquefou - Saint-Mars-la-Jaille Greenway
Cycling itineraryEasy5h00Carquefou (12.5 km)
Château du Port Mulon Park
HikeEasy50 minNort-sur-Erdre (26 km)
Itinéraire cyclable entre Mormaison, Saint André Treize Voies et Saint Sulpice le Verdon
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy1h20Mormaison (32 km)
Beaupréau Castle Park
HikeEasy2h00Beaupréau (33 km)
Plessis Park
HikeEasy2h00Chaudron-en-Mauges (35 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals