Nozay

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownNozay
Insee code44113
Postcode44170
Latitude47.5647510
Longitude-1.6269160
AltitudeFrom 13 to 96 meters
Surface57.70 km²
Population3936 inhabitants
Density68 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelMarsac-sur-Don at 5.8 km (8 min)
Chief townNantes (at 43 km, 37 min)La Grigonnais at 6.2 km (7 min)
DepartmentLoire-AtlantiqueVay at 6.8 km (9 min)
RegionPays de la LoireSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Nozay ... The Land of Blue Stone ...

Cradle of the shale quarries, the city of Nozay gave its name to the stone that characterizes the local built. The stone is sold in blocks Nozay and is used in various ways, both scholarly and popular architecture. She dresses in blue the many mansions, more modest dwellings, fountains, fences Pali (upright slabs of slate), cross bridges and roads, rural landscape features.


SIGHTSEEING

Enclos du Vieux-Bourg, Nozay: This former parish of medieval architecture in shale is composed of a cure of the 16th century and a church of the twelfth, 15th and 19th century listed building in 1989. Alone or with a guide, you will see the murals of the 16th century, a frame-shaped vessel spilled from the 15th century ... The enclosure of Old Bourg hosts regular exhibitions and events.

Blue Stone Quarry, Nozay: This ancient site traces the shale exploitation expertise of carriers that have operated here for several centuries, the stone commonly called "Blue Stone". When you visit, you will also discover a surprising and rich vegetation typical of shale barrens. Then you will notice easily the pervasiveness of Bluestone in the Region Nozay (houses, Pali ...).

Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Nozay
Leisure centresLeisure Centre of the Étangs de Nozay
MonumentsCastle of La Touche,   Church Saint-Saturnin-du-Vieux-Bourg,   Menhir of Couëbrac

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Seeds Fall Festival: In October in the region of Nozay. Each year, the Festival d'Automne Seeds invites you for 15 days, to share many moments convivial and friendly. In places, often unusual (barns, granaries, barns ...) to discover the most original cultural events (theater, reading, storytelling, music, market ...).


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Mine Abbaretz: In a lunar landscape to the appearance, just touch the clouds from the top of the heap Abbaretz ... The small mountain that rises 70 meters above the campaign abbaroise no way natural. The heap and the pond are the marks left by the extraction of tin. The 209 steps to climb to the top leads to a breathtaking view of the region Nozay. Converted into a recreation area, you can go walking and find water skiing.

Pond Gruellau to Treffieux and pond to Clégreuc Vay: Real Bird reservoirs and sources of rest, these two natural areas offer the opportunity to stroll, fish, observe animals and plants of emergency or simply enjoy a relaxing moment.

Hiking: A hiking routes through the region Nozay lets you travel around the country blue stone to the discovery of its heritage and its rich landscapes and relaxing.

PHOTOS

Enclos du Vieux-BourgEnclos du Vieux-Bourg
 
The City CouncilThe City Council
The Pond RecreationThe Pond Recreation
 
Public GardenPublic Garden

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WEATHER

Monday 22 December
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Min. 10°C - Max. 15°C
Tuesday 23 December
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Min. 11°C - Max. 12°C
Wednesday 24 December
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Min. 6°C - Max. 12°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLes Palis SPA
Grand-Fougeray
TRADITION & MODERN - A gourmet stopover between Rennes and Nantes? Passing through the village of Grand-step Fougeray, the Epicureans are attablent restaurant Les Palis SPA. Authenticity...
Located 19.3 km from Nozay28 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsChambres d'hotes du lac de vioreau  
Joué-sur-Erdre
Sleeps 3 bedrooms - 10 people. Come relax in the countryside, in the woods and the lake Vioreau. Nearby you will find a beach, hiking trails and mountain biking. Our rooms are renovated...
Located 14.7 km from Nozay59 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsLa petite buchetière    
9.8
Riaillé
In the countryside, about 200 meters Erdre, contemporary house with swimming pool, located 20 km Ancenis with 4 bedrooms upstairs and a spacious living room with alcove, toilets and...
Located 25 km from NozayFrom 52 € to 62 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLe pre de la lande    
8.3
La Chapelle-sur-Erdre
Bed and Breakfast in a quiet, rural location 10 km. nantes, near the erdre River bike home on the canal from Nantes to Brest.
Located 26 km from Nozay55 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 persons3 gîtes de charme dans Guemene Penfao  
9.7
Guémené-Penfao
La glycine sleeps 5, le chevrefeuille sleeps 4 and le camelia sleeps up to 6, all fully furnished and equipped, set in lovely large garden with private patios for each gite. Each gite...
Located 15.7 km from NozayFrom 340 € to 475 € per week 
House for 4 personsTypique dépendance pour 2 à 4 pers 3***  
9.4
Rougé
Detached cottage with shared pool open from May to September depending on the weather. Swimming pool of 4 m x 7 m. evolutionary background of 1.06 m to 1.70 m. swimming against the...
Located 27 km from NozayFrom 280 € to 550 € per week 
Chalet for 6 persons2 gîtes dans chalet, entouré de chevaux   NEW
Fercé
Rents 2 lodgings in a cottage in the middle of breeding trotters, ideal for rest and tranquility in a pleasant setting. The cottage for 6 people maximum : a ground floor living room...
Located 30 km from NozayFrom 200 € to 320 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
25 places over 1 haAire naturelle de camping de gruellau   
8.9
Treffieux
At the foot of the pond Gruellau in a natural setting, you will find a rustic campground shaded and spacious for a homely and authentic. This natural camping area is an invitation to...
Located 8.6 km from Nozay9 € per day 
90 places over 3 haCamping La Pindière    
8.3
Héric
Nested with calms of its bosky bower, near the Channel from Nantes in Brest and to only 15 mn of Nantes, the Camp-site Pindière accomodates you all the year for stays resting in a family...
Located 17.1 km from NozayFrom 13.60 € to 16.40 € per day 

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HOTELS

Logis Auberge De La Foret - Hotel in NozayLogis Auberge De La Foret     
8.6
Le Gâvre
Auberge de la Foret is housed in a former coaching inn in the heart of the Gavre forest. Each room is equipped with satellite TV, a private bathroom with heated towel rack and hair...
Located 11.4 km from NozayRoom from 69 €
Le Manoir de La Jahotière - Hotel in NozayLe Manoir de La Jahotière    
9.4
Abbaretz
Le Manoir de la Jahotiere is housed in a 16th-century manor house set in a 100 hectare park. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel. Each en suite room is unique and individually...
Located 13.7 km from NozayRoom from 94 €
Logis L'Abreuvoir - Hotel in NozayLogis L'Abreuvoir     
8.1
Héric
Located just 10 minutes from Nantes in a pleasant green setting, this charming 18th century property offers a host of facilities, exceptional gourmet cuisine and a welcoming ambie...
Located 16 km from NozayRoom from 55 €

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Hôtel Astoria
The Hotel Astoria is located in the centre of Nantes, opposite the SNCF train station. It provides peaceful accommodation with free Wi-Fi internet access....
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